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NASCAR Sprint Cup Champ: Do You Really Want Jimmie Johnson Out?

There is a saying "watch what you wish for" that could well apply to the current NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. Many want Jimmie Johnson dethroned, but who do we really want to replace him? There are seemingly fewer options coming into play as front-runners to win the 2011 title when the series heads to Charlotte for the fifth of the 10 Chase races. Jimmie Johnson has accomplished the amazing feat of winning five consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup titles and he now sits third in the points, only four markers out of the lead. Certainly Johnson has his detractors, who have called him vanilla, accused the team of having some secret advantage in the Chase and feel his championships are bad for NASCAR. The one thing Johnson has done, besi...

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