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Five wins in row would be nice, but Cup title even nicer

Jimmie Johnson can become the first driver in NASCAR's modern era to win five straight races. But crew chief Chad Knaus has his eyes on the bigger prize: a second consecutive Cup title.

Updated: November 14, 2007, 6:28 PM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | ESPN.com

With four wins in a row, Jimmie Johnson has made history in the Chase for the Nextel Cup. A win Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway would make history of another sort, as he would be the first driver in NASCAR's modern era to win five consecutive races.

He also could become the first driver to win two championships under the Chase format that debuted in 2004, backing up the title he earned in 2006.

Crew chief Chad Knaus would love to head out of Florida with both ...

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