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FILE - In this July 6, 2013, file photo, driver Jimmie Johnson, far right, celebrates with his crew and car owner Rick Hendrick, left, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hendrick watched victory slip away for two of his drivers at Auto Club Speedway. Johnson was leading in the closing laps until a tire failure sent him to pit road and cost him his first win of the season. His misfortune appeared to be Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon's gain, though, as Gordon inherited the lead from Johnson. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

FILE - In this July 6, 2013, file photo, driver Jimmie Johnson, far right, celebrates with his crew and car owner Rick Hendrick, left, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hendrick watched victory slip away for two of his drivers at Auto Club Speedway. Johnson was leading in the closing laps until a tire failure sent him to pit road and cost him his first win of the season. His misfortune appeared to be Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon's gain, though, as Gordon inherited the lead from Johnson. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

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