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Defending a NASCAR Champion

Seems almost implausible that a reigning champion from any sport would need defending, but in NASCAR it seems that that is exactly what is needed when talking about Jimmie Johnson. Why is that? Why do so many dislike JJ? Why do so many scoff at me when I say I am a fan of No. 48? Why do they say I'm a bandwagon jumper? Is it because he wins so often? Is it that people don't like consistency? Are they tired of seeing the same person (or team) win all the time? Well I guess I need to defend myself as well. I'm not a bandwagon jumper. I've been a Jimmie fan from day one when he started his Sprint Cup career full time in 2002. I remember his first win at his home track in Fontana. I remember his first sweep at Dover winning both races that same...

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