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Johnson's Pocono finish may be telling

Updated: August 4, 2009, 11:23 AM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

LONG POND, Pa. -- It's days like Monday afternoon at Pocono that prove Jimmie Johnson can win an unprecedented fourth consecutive Sprint Cup title.

Johnson was three laps down late in the race. He was 36th with 40 laps to go and 34th with 30 laps left. He had an engine problem the team couldn't figure out.

And after all that, Johnson finished 13th in the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, an astonishing comeback to make a respectable showing off a horrible situation.

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