Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/28/12
Sprint Cup competitors have another reason to fear Jimmie Johnson. If the five-time champion's career stats at Dover International Speedway weren't staggering enough -- with seven wins in 21 starts and an average finish of 8.9 -- then his performances over the last four seasons should be. In the last seven races at Dover, Johnson has won four of the NASCAR Sprint Cup events and led 1,638 of the last 2,800 laps. On Friday, he ran 49 laps in final practice at Dover and jumped to third fastest on the speed chart before he parked the car. Talk about giving new meaning to Happy Hour. "Yeah, we're definitely excited to be here at this racetrack," said Johnson, whose top lap was 154.579 mph. "The stats are very good for myself and this team here. It's a track that I've enjoyed racing at from the very first lap here in an ASA car. So, I'm glad to be here." Johnson currently holds a one-point lead over Brad Keselowski in the overal points standings. It's just the second time this seaso...
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