NASCAR: Wins, not numbers, the only thing that concerns Johnson lately


Jimmie Johnson doesn’t need to look at the racing schedule to know he hasn’t won lately. For now, it’s just a bunch of numbers.

“Man, what’s messing with my head is the stats,” he said.

The only driver to win five consecutive Sprint Cup Series championships is tired of coming close lately. He was second last Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway after leading the most laps. While that’s a good night for most, Johnson is more accustomed to completing the deal.

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