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Forbes honors Jimmie Johnson

Updated: April 24, 2012, 5:05 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, for the second straight year, is ranked by Forbes as America's Most Influential Athlete.

"It is just a huge honor," he said. "And not only is it very good for me and my career and what I do in the racecar and my brand, I think it's very good for NASCAR as well."

This year, six of the 10 featured on the list are NFL quarterbacks, including Peyton and Eli Manning, as well as Tim Tebow, who debuted last year at No. 10, but is now ranked ...

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