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Jimmie Johnson Interview: A Chat With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Champ

Jimmie Johnson, fresh off becoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion for a mind boggling fifth consecutive season, took a few minutes on Tuesday afternoon to talk with some members of the media. Topics ranged from his career goals moving forward, offseason plans and the lack of sleep that comes from winning a championship. In the long history of NASCAR, only two other men have won more championships than Johnson's five. They are, of course, first ballot Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. When asked what what winning a fifth title meant to him, now that he can start to be mentioned in the same breath as the two legends, Johnson said, "Oh, it's everything. I mean, it's just been an amazing experience, amazing for myself and...

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