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Jimmie Johnson wins NASCAR championship

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the series championship following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 17, 2013. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Chris Graythen

Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday as he finished ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools
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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the series championship following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 17, 2013.

Jeff Burton greets fans during driver introductions before
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Jeff Burton greets fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jimmie Johnson, driver
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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands on the grid with his daughter Genevieve Marie and wife Chandra before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Martin Truex Jr. greets fans during driver introductions
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Martin Truex Jr. greets fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: (HANDOUT PHOTO, NO
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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: (HANDOUT PHOTO, NO ARCHIVE, NO SALES, ONE TIME EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, and Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, lead the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson holds his daughter, Genevieve, as they
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Jimmie Johnson holds his daughter, Genevieve, as they greet fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. greets fans during driver introductions
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. greets fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Jimmie Johnson with his daughter, Genevieve, greet fans
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Jimmie Johnson with his daughter, Genevieve, greet fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Matt Kenseth with his daughter, Grace, greet fans
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Matt Kenseth with his daughter, Grace, greet fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Jeff Gordon greets fans during driver introductions before
Photo Credit: AP Photo Terry Renna

Jeff Gordon greets fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Zendaya waits to sing the national anthem before
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Zendaya waits to sing the national anthem before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Cars race during
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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jason Ratcliff, crew
Photo Credit: Getty Chris Graythen

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jason Ratcliff, crew chief for Matt Kenseth (not pictured), driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Brad Keselowski makes a pit stop during the
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Brad Keselowski makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jimmie Johnson, driver
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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools
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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands on the grid before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. (Nov. 17, 2013)

Madison Rising's Dave Bray sings
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Madison Rising's Dave Bray sings "God Bless America" before the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SMITHFIELD - Chef Pepin is
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SMITHFIELD - Chef Pepin is seen at "Chef Pepin fuels the Smithfield team at Homestead-Miami Speedway" event on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 in Homestead, Fla. Chef Pepin prepared lunch for the Smithfield-sponsored No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports race team consisting of bacon-wrapped pork loin and dates and Cuban sandwiches prior to the start of the NASCAR championship race. (Doug Murray/AP Images for Smithfield)

One of Paul Menard's crew members looks at
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One of Paul Menard's crew members looks at the tire that exploded after his car caught fire during the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

A message for driver Jimmie Johnson is written
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A message for driver Jimmie Johnson is written on the infield wall as he chases his sixth championship during the NASCAR Sprint Cub Series auto race in Homestead, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Paul Menard, driver
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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Paul Menard, driver of the #27 MOEN/Menards Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

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