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JJ's 106-point Chase lead still a mountain to climb for Edwards

Carl Edwards has cut Jimmie Johnson's Chase lead almost in half the past two races. The Sprint Cup title is still JJ's to lose, but at least Edwards is making things interesting, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: November 11, 2008, 2:54 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Carl Edwards is winning and making up ground, but history is against him in his quest to catch Jimmie Johnson.

No driver has come back to win the Cup title from the spot where Carl Edwards sits today -- 106 points down with two races to go.

The late Alan Kulwicki has the comeback record for the final two events, making up 85 points to top Bill Elliott and Davey Allison for the 1992 crown.

Kulwicki was 144 points back with four races to go, compared ...

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