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Jimmie Johnson celebrates atop his number 48 Chevrolet after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Jimmie Johnson celebrates atop his number 48 Chevrolet after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Jimmie Johnson celebrates atop his number 48 Chevrolet after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson (R) brings his No. 48 Chevrolet to the finish line in first place ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson (R) brings his No. 48 Chevrolet to the finish line in first place ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February...more

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson (R) brings his No. 48 Chevrolet to the finish line in first place ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme
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NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme
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