Originally written on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical It seems like all is right in Jimmie Johnson’s world right now. He finds himself in a familiar situation — the points lead with just three races remaining in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. He’s been here and done it before, but what hasn’t been attributed to his amazing success on the track is a valid reason for wanting to leave his house — it’s got to be an annoying place to be. No, not because of his model wife, or his adorable daughter, but because after his victory Sunday at Martinsville he now has seven fully-functioning tick-tock ding-dong grandfather clocks in his house. Martinsville Speedway of course hands out a grandfather clock to every winner at the half-mile paperclip. Johnson who started on the pole, led a race-high 193 laps en route to his victory, and he held off all challengers down the stretch to take the checkered flag. I think we’d all want to escape to the race track...
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