Nov 28, 2009

Johnson's not letting the talk go to his head

My latest column in the Globe and Mail:

Jimmie Johnson's fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup title celebration barely got started before the talk began of a run to match the record seven championships held by the late Dale Earnhardt, and Richard Petty.

Johnson wrapped up the NASCAR title in last weekend's Ford 400 at Miami-Homestead Speedway, dominating another Chase for the Cup after shifting into another gear once the 10-race playoff began.

"I am just blown away by the things we've been able to accomplish over the last eight years in the sport. Obviously the last four years have been just unbelievable," Johnson said after winning the championship by a margin of 141 points.

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