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How Does Jimmie Johnson Avoid Falling Apart in Last 2 Chase Races Like 2012?

Jimmie Johnson loves to put pressure on other drivers. But—and there's no simple way to say it, so here's the hard and blunt truth—when the pressure was on Johnson in the final two races of the Chase for the Sprint Cup last year, he folded. And in almost déjà vu fashion, Johnson finds himself in almost the same exact situation that he was in a year ago at this time. Flash back to the fall Phoenix race last year. Johnson came into Phoenix International Raceway leading Brad Keselowski by seven points. That's when Johnson's bid for Sprint Cup championship No. 6 fell apart. As Keselowski and eventual race winner Kevin Harvick began to pull further and further away from Johnson, the driver of the No. 48 began to push be...

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