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Jimmie Johnson wins All-Star race

Updated: May 20, 2012, 1:41 AM ET
Associated Press

CONCORD, N.C. -- It's not often a race car driver intentionally cruises slowly at the back of the field.

Jimmie Johnson did it for roughly 60 laps Saturday night, and it earned him a cool $1 million payday.

Johnson used a calculated strategy -- he drove hard for the first and last segments, and coasted for the three in between -- to join the late Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon as the only three-time winners of NASCAR's All-Star race.

The five-time champion won the first ...

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