The Jimmie Johnson era continues as he nabs his 6th Cup title

Monday November 18th, 2013
Jimmie Johnson had a 28-point lead in the standings over Matt Kenseth going into Sunday's finale, and claimed the title by finishing in 9th.
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Late on Sunday night — long after the champagne had been sprayed on the stage — Johnson climbed into a car in the infield and disappeared into the darkness. A private party on South Beach awaited. There he and his friends would toast an undeniable fact: The Jimmie Johnson Era continues in NASCAR.

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