Jimmie Johnson is not hurting NASCAR

With Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson steering the ship, NASCAR attracted average audiences of 5.8...

With Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson steering the ship, NASCAR attracted average audiences of 5.8 million per week. (USA TODAY/PHOTO)

DEAN MCNULTY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:15 PM ET

In an attempt to keep up with auto racing news now that the off-season is upon us, I was surveying various industry websites, including the best — ESPN’s Jayski.com — when I came across this headline: “Jimmie Johnson is slowly killing NASCAR.”

Really, this is what passes as intelligent comment on the myriad of fan sites in stock car racing?


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