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Jimmie's current run is stuff of legend

Updated: October 19, 2009, 4:09 PM ET
By Ryan McGee

When Jimmie Johnson walked into the Lowe's Motor Speedway media center on Saturday night -- barely 45 minutes after his Chase-crushing third win in five races -- he invoked the names of Tiger Woods and Roger Federer to describe the No. 48 team's current four-year run of dominance.

In an instant, NASCAR-themed message boards and Twitter accounts were ablaze with cries of "How dare he!"

Guess what, though?

He's right on the money.

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