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Up to Speed: Jimmie Johnson Humbled By History, Reaction of Peers after Winning 7th Title

We all knew it was a possibility, but we didn’t know if it would ever happen. Seven championships. Done only twice in the history of the sport and not in over two decades. Even a driver like Jimmie Johnson, who won five championships in a row, couldn’t pull it off, …

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Don’t Be Mistaken — Jimmie Johnson Doesn’t Lack Character

Though Jimmie Johnson may not be rowdy like Kyle Busch, tenacious like Joey Logano or flexible like Carl Edwards‘ backflips, there is no shortage of character in the veteran’s skin. Growing up in dirt racing country in southern California, the six-time Sprint Cup Series champion grew up a Davey Allison …

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3-Headed Monster: Which Championship Race Will Put on the Best Show?

Three races. Twelve drivers. Three championships up for grabs. Who will win? That’s the big question heading into the NASCAR finale weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Who will win? For the Sprint Cup Series, it’s a question that’s been asked the past two years as four drivers have come into the …

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5 Points to Ponder: First Steps and Inside NASCAR’s Championship 4

ONE: The Championship 4 After nine weeks of “playoff” competition we’re done to the final four drivers who will compete for the prize of being crowned the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion — the final award handed out by Sprint after a decade plus of title sponsorship. And it’s a …

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