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Daytona 500 2013: Jimmie Johnson Solidifies Status as Generation’s Greatest

Through all of the hype and tragedy during this past week of NASCAR racing, we found ourselves hearing a familiar, and somehow calming, phrase when the dust had settled."The winner of the 2013 Daytona 500 is Jimmie Johnson in the No. 48 car."Johnson's win continues what has been nearly a decade of dominance by one of the elite drivers in NASCAR history. For that reason, many of us responded to Johnson's win with a mere, "Here we go again." The fair response, however, is to acknowledge Johnson's second Daytona 500 title as the solidifying moment of his status as this generation's greatest driver. Johnson has pieced together as decorated a resume as any to ever grace the sport. With four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships and two Daytona ...

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