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Jimmie Johnson started in front of the field in the Coca-Cola 600 and he finished there too, finally earning his first win of the Sprint Cup season. Johnson passed Matt Kenseth -- another top contender who is still winless in 2014 -- with a handful of laps to go and went to Victory Lane for the 7th time at Charlotte, which makes him the all-time series leader in wins at this track.
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