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Jimmie Johnson wins at Daytona

Jimmie Johnson hasn't won the Sprint Cup since 2010 (we know -- what a drought, right?), but it looks like he's back in championship form. Johnson has won four races this season and is 49 points ahead of Clint Bowyer, who's in second place despite winning zero races. Our analysts have Matt Kenseth as the driver with the best shot of taking Johnson down, but will it be déjà vu all over again when the 2013 Chase is finally over?

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  • Which driver has the best chance of beating out Jimmie Johnson for the Sprint Cup title this season?

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  • Is NASCAR a better sport when Jimmie Johnson is dominant?

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  • Does the Sprint Cup points system need an overhaul?

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Brad Keselowski just needed to finish 15th-or-better to win his first NASCAR Sprint Cup title. He did that, but got some help too when top challenger Jimmie Johnson was forced to the garage with 39 laps to go, ending his day and clinching the championship for Keselowski. That came one week after Johnson crashed out last week at Phoenix. So did Keselowski -- who won Dodge's first series title since 1975 -- win the Cup, or did Johnson lose it?

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Each week, the NASCAR Now (Weekdays on ESPN2, 3 p.m. ET) crew will select the best burnouts of the past weekend. Which car will come out on top? Well, that's up to you. Watch the video above, cast your vote and tune into NASCAR Now to see who wins!

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Each week, the NASCAR Now (Weekdays on ESPN2, 3 p.m. ET) crew will select the best burnouts of the past weekend. Which car will come out on top? Well, that's up to you. Watch the video above, cast your vote and tune into NASCAR Now to see who wins!

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1. Is Jimmie Johnson a more impressive champ than Manny Pacquiao?

Manny Pacquiao packs quite a punch, as Antonio Margarito's medical bills will attest after their bout. But even Pacquiao can't match the power Jimmie Johnson has at his disposal when he's behind the wheel. Another weekend brought another chance to celebrate a champion, but is Johnson a bigger deal than Pacquiao?

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