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Jimmie Johnson: The Real Deal Behind the 2010 Sprint Cup Champion

To understand how much a championship means to someone, they say that you should know the road that they took to get to where they are. So hold on as we travel back in time and learn about 2010 Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson. Johnson was raised in a small town by the name of El Cajon. El Cajon is located in California on the foothills of Laguna Mountain, 15 miles north of San Diego. Johnson was raised by parents Gary and Cathy in a two-bedroom house with his two brothers Jarit and Jesse. It was not easy for Gary and Cathy, who worked hard to raise their little boys. Gary would get up at four in the morning to drive a truck for B.F. Goodrich, while Cathy drove a school bus for extra money. Even though they did not have the money, Ga...

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