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Ever hear of the great Texas jinx?

Updated: April 7, 2011, 7:04 PM ET
By Terry Blount

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Do you know about the Texas jinx?

It's a bit of a secret, but we'll pass it along.

Winning at some tracks is not a good omen for winning the championship that season. Texas Motor Speedway is one of them.

Of the 20 Cup winners at TMS since 1997, only one went on to win the championship that season -- Jimmie Johnson in 2007.

Take the checkered flag Saturday night and the statistical odds are against you winning the title. That ...

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