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Jimmie Johnson Quiets All Concerns with 1st Win in 2014 at Coca-Cola 600

Some were worried that Jimmie Johnson hadn't won a race yet in 2014. On Sunday night in Charlotte, North Carolina, he eased any doubts by winning the longest race in NASCAR, the Coca-Cola 600. The six-time Sprint Cup champion won the pole Thursday with a speed of 194.911 miles per hour and then led Sunday for a race-high 164 laps. At the end, he was able to pass Matt Kenseth with eight laps to go and hold off Kevin Harvick to seal the 400-lap race win by 1.272 seconds. It was certainly a statement victory. As the season passed by, there had been a lot of chatter on Johnson. With 66 Sprint Cup wins under his belt, it had been 11 years since the 38-year-old went this long at the start of a season without a win. Still, the Hend...

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