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The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Distributed by The Sports Xchange

24: The number of career victories in Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup races recorded by Jimmie Johnson. That's a remarkable 24.49 percent of the 98 Chase races run since the debut of NASCAR's 10-race playoff format in 2004. In three different seasons -- 2004, 2007 and 2009 --Johnson won four of the 10 Chase races. Undeniably, Johnson and the No. 48 team elevate their collective performance during the Chase. In 335 non-Chase starts, Johnson has 42 victories, a winning percentage of 12.54.