The script didn't go according to plan for Jimmie Johnson -- and for the No. 48 team, that's becoming more commonplace this year.
Johnson had what appeared to be the dominant car once again at Kentucky Speedway on Sunday. But a late-race caution ignited by Brian Vickers slamming into the wall set the scene for a 21-lap shootout won by Matt Kenseth after the No. 20 team elected not to take tires in his final pit stop.
"The 20 should be penalized for (expletive) everybody on that (expletive) restart," said Johnson, who slowed on the start in an effort not to pass Kenseth and was shuffled back from the front. As the field came around Turn 2, with Logano to the inside of the No. 48 Chevy, Johnson lost control of his car and went for a spin.
Following the race, the five-time champion still wasn't sure what happened.
"We were kind of in an awkward situation in that restart there," Johnson said. "And then we were like three and four wide going in the corner, then something happened wit...