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It shouldn’t come as a shock anymore during this Chase that a race once again came down to Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski battling for the win. But, each and every time, it still seems to amaze what these two drivers can do on the track while battling for wins and the championship. Starting from the pole, Johnson jumped out to a quick lead over the field by setting a torrid pace, clinching the most laps led 188 laps into the 334 lap race. But, much like last weekend’s race at Martinsville, there was a changing of the guard towards the middle half of the race. As the sun went down, Keselowski’s car began to pick up, asserting himself as the car to beat in terms of speed and also—maybe more importantly—fuel mileage. For the time being, it was Keselowski’s race to lose while he battled with Kyle Busch. However, we’ve seen in this Chase that it’s never that simple when it comes to the end of the end of the race. Something has to come into play and put a twist into the finish. Today,...
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