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Jimmie Johnson is No. 2 on the Yahoo! Sports list of top 20 NASCAR drivers for 2012.

Jimmie Johnson

Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson (48) climbs out of his car after qualifying for the Good Sam Club 500 auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates after finishing in second place in the Ford 400 to clinch his fifth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates by after finishing in second place in the Ford 400 to clinch his fifth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with his daughter Genevieve after finishing in second place in the Ford 400 to clinch his fifth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson (R), driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and CEO of Sprint Dan Hesse celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship after finishing in fifth place in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. Johnson becomes the first driver in the history of NASCAR to win four consecutive championships since the sports inception in 1949.during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship after finishing in fifth place in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. Johnson becomes the first driver in the history of NASCAR to win four consecutive championships since the sports inception in 1949.during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with his crew members after winning the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship after the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2008 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship after racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2008 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images for NASCAR)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with teammates after clinching the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Championship following the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2007 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates clinching the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Championship following the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2007 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates winning the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Championship with the trophy, following the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Ford 400, on November 19, 2006 at Homestead-Miami Superspeedway in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR)