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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Is Jimmie Johnson the Best Driver Ever?

Jimmie Johnson is undoubtedly one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history.With his win at Kansas on Sunday, Johnson tied Rusty Wallace for eighth on the all-time wins list with 55. His five championships rank third all time, behind only Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt, who won seven championships each. Although his 25 poles rank just 26th all time, Johnson's 10 wins from the pole are the 15th most ever.Is that enough to rank Johnson as the greatest driver in NASCAR history, better than Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip?You can make a pretty good case for Johnson. After all, he's the only driver to win more than three consecutive championships, and might make it six straight in 2011. But Johnson will have to e...

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