Johnson gets first-ever win at Michigan
June 15, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
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BROOKLYN, Mich. -- At long last, Jimmie Johnson knows what it feels like to visit Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway.
The six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion took the lead for good on Lap 191 after a cycle of pit stops and cruised to the checkered flag at Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 to end a 24-race drought here.
"We've figured out every way to lose this race and today we were able to get it done," he said after getting out of his No. 48 Chevy.
Johnson had encountered heartbreak several times when leading late here and admitted he was nervous as he dashed through the final few laps.
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