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Numbers Game: 2008 Championship Edition

1st
For a crew chief. Chad Knaus becomes first in Cup history to win three consecutive championships.

1
DNF in 2008 for Jimmie Johnson – a blown engine in the Coca-Cola 600.

3rd
Consecutive Cup championship for Johnson (2006-08), tying the feat previously set by Cale Yarborough (1976-78).

3
Wins and eight top 10s were scored by Johnson during the Chase.

7
Wins in 2008 for champion Johnson.

7
Years of Cup competition for Johnson.

7
Number of years Johnson has finished in the top five in the points standings.

8
Career Cup championships for Hendrick Motorsports.

15
Top-five finishes in 2008 for Johnson.

22
Top-10 finishes in 2008 for Johnson.

25
Years of fulltime Cup competition for Hendrick Motorsports.

48
Johnson’s car number.

69
Number of points Johnson beat Carl Edwards by to win the 2008 Sprint Cup championship.

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