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Kobalt Tools 500 2012: Jimmie Johnson Set to Continue Streak in Phoenix

The desert has always been kind to Jimmie Johnson. Perhaps it's the arid climate, or the constant sunshine just reminds him of home, but the five-time champion kills it in Phoenix.The 2012 version of the Kobalt Tools 500 should be no different. Johnson has won in Arizona on four separate occasions and has never failed to finish a race. Aside from his wins, his consistency is the most impressive facet of his success. In 15 of his 18 starts, he has placed in the top 10 and 12 of those were top-five finishes. There is little to indicate that Johnson won't continue to set the desert on fire. He has won in each of the last two weeks, giving him plenty of momentum in a place where his confidence is already sky high.Take last week.Johnso...

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