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Jimmie Johnson: 10 Reasons So Many Fans Are Rooting Against a Sixth Straight Cup

It is hardly a secret. Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet team have dominated NASCAR for the past five seasons. He has cemented his legacy in the sport. Even his crew chief, Chad Knaus, may have a Hall of Fame induction waiting for him whenever he decides to leave pit row.However, success breeds animosity; it is indeed a double edged sword. Most likely, after winning his third consecutive championship, fans of NASCAR began to wish for a new champion. By 2009, any fan—besides a diehard Johnson fan—probably wished for a new success story.Any true sports fan does not want to see Johnson pictured, again, with a sixth championship trophy. Sports fans, in general, love parity and a sense of th...

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