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Jimmie Johnson Responds to Donovan McNabb’s Comment Drivers Aren’t Athletes

Jimmie Johnson recently captured his sixth NASCAR Cup Series championship, cementing himself as one of the greatest drivers in history. Yet, whether that qualifies him as an elite athlete is an ongoing debate, recently brought back to the forefront by Donovan McNabb. The former NFL quarterback said on Fox Sports Live that he didn't believe Johnson was an athlete. The NASCAR champ visited the show on Monday night and, although McNabb wasn't there, the remarks were brought up early in the conversation. Johnson defended himself and fellow drivers, saying the only way people can truly understand what it takes to compete at the highest level of racing is to experience it. In turn, he invited McNabb to a race to see if that would change his stanc...

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