Johnson Chasing Down All the Points

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Maximum Points. Maybe that’s going to be Jimmie Johnson’s new nickname.

For the second week in a row, the driver known as “Five-Time” – for his five consecutive championships – got every point he could out of a race, again both winning from the pole and leading the most laps to extend his lead in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Johnson pushed his lead from two points to seven over Brad Keselowski with the win in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday night.


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