Not only did Jimmie Johnson win his second Nextel Cup title, but he got revenge on his crew chief and plans on savoring the championship more this year. Come January, it's back to work on No. 3.
Driving in the Chase for the Cup is nothing new, but defending Nextel Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has noticed it's a little different starting out as the leader before the playoffs start.
NASCAR rookie Juan Pablo Montoya says he isn't giving up, but he wants to focus on winning and not the Chase for the Cup after his second-place finish at the Brickyard moved him up to 18th.
Defending Nextel Cup champion Jimmie Johnson is used to hearing boos, and he doesn't spend a minute fretting about his spot in the sport.