What’s behind Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR slump?

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What’s behind Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR slump?
Apr 27, 2018, 1:46 PM

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has faced winless streaks before, but this is one his most worrying to date as Hendrick Motorsports struggles to make an impact against its rivals, says Kenny Bruce.

Tick. Tick. Tick.

The races start and the races end, laps rolling off the scoreboard in between, and the months pass and the question becomes not just a question but THE question:

Has NASCAR's most dominant driver of the last decade and a half won for the final time?

Jimmie Johnson is mired in a 32-race winless streak and at some point, even the most talented drivers and teams stop winning. Dynasties come to an end. Success is no longer a given.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmie Johnson
Article type Analysis