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Johnson takes Cup lead with dominating Texas win
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Jimmie Johnson fires pistols to celebrate winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday. - photo by Associated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas — Jimmie Johnson is the leader again in the Chase for the Sprint Cup title after a dominating victory Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. The five-time Cup champion knows all too well that his seven-point lead over Matt Kenseth is far from overwhelming with two races left in the season. Johnson also left the Lone Star State last November with a victory and seven-point lead - and lost the championship to Brad Keselowski.