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NASCAR Chase 2013: 6-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson Officially Enters Legend Status

If there was any doubt before Sunday that Jimmie Johnson would forever be a NASCAR legend, it was quickly dispelled when he crossed the checkerboard for his sixth Sprint Cup Championship. Johnson came back from 23rd position—the same spot that he needed to finish in to clinch his championship—to finish ninth and hold off Matt Kenseth en route to making history. ESPN Stats and Information summed up the elite company that Johnson joined on Sunday: It was an overwhelming notion among NASCAR faithful that the seven championships notched by greats Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt would never be touched. That feeling only intensified among the masses even throughout the beginning of Johnson's run, as the sport crept into its most com...

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