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Jimmie Johnson on Coca Cola 600: “We Need to Prepare for That a Little Better”

On Tuesday afternoon, five-time defending Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson took a few minutes out of his Coca Cola 600 preparations to address the media. Among the topics Johnson discussed were his thoughts and outlook for this weekends race, being named the most influential athlete and the recent affects of late-race tire strategies. This Sunday night, the Sprint Cup Series will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend 600-mile race. The Coca Cola 600 is the longest race of the season, and it is held at NASCAR's home track, Charlotte Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson has a hugely successful track record not only in the 600 itself, but at Charlotte in general. In 19 career starts, he has scored six wins at the speedway and amassed an impr...

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