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Jimmie Johnson Wins at Talladega in a Wild 8 Man Last Lap Shootout

The checkered flag has just waved on the Aaron's 499 from Talladega Super Speedway. It was the eighth race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Jimmie Johnson was the winner, as he crossed the finish line ahead of Clint Bowyer by .002 seconds. It ties for the closest finish in NASCAR history. The race at Talladega saw nothing but two-by-two racing all day long. Teammates continuously hooked up with each other all day long to form two-car freight trains. The Hendrick and Childress teams seemed to have it figured out the best. During the 188-lap race, Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin never once left each others bumpers, while it was the same story for Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. The Childress teams also worked well together, with Bowyer and J...

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