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How Worried Should Jimmie Johnson Be About Subpar Summer Performances?

The numbers are striking. In the last five races, Jimmie Johnson has earned finishes of 42nd place (Daytona and Loudon), 39th (Pocono) and 28th (Watkins Glen). The only decent finish he's had in that five-race streak was 14th in the Brickyard 400, which Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon won for the fifth time in his career to break a tie he previously had with Johnson. Has Johnson's success and luck, the kind that has carried him to six Sprint Cup championships in the last eight seasons, gone to hell in a hand basket? Is Johnson's reign as the most elite and successful driver of the last decade over? Has he simply forgotten how to drive? One word answers all of those questions: Hardly. Sure, Johnson is in a slump that has seen him ...

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