Remember the group Chicago and their song "Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?" One of the lyrics is, "Does anybody really care?" Well, I can tell you one person who cares, and his name is Jimmie Johnson. He made great time at Martinsville on Sunday. Jimmie made great time for the eighth time there.
It was an unbelievable performance by a one of the greatest race-car drivers our sport has ever seen. I won't call him the greatest, but he certainly is one of the greatest to get behind the wheel of a stock car.
The man is flawless. He simply gets the job done. There are those who will say it's the car. There are those who will say it's the resources he has or his crew chief Chad Knaus or his race team. You know what? While all of those are very important contributing factors, the last time I looked, there is only one person sitting behind the wheel of that No. 48, and his name is Jimmie Johnson.
He's the only champion in our sport's history to win five championships in a row. He now ...