Jimmie Johnson vying for NASCAR's Sprint Cup
Champion driver previews the postseason
- Duration 3:24
- Date Sep 10, 2012
Champion driver previews the postseason
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NASCAR's version of the post season that chase for the Sprint Cup is under way right now and it begins in just six days six days.
It's a -- and speedway in Illinois.
Twelve of NASCAR's big drivers are vying for the sport's biggest prize and among those drivers the five time NASCAR Sprint Cup champ.
Jimmie Johnson he is live with us the first driver to become the Associated Press male athlete of the year concede that could be -- also the author of the new book on the road and -- just tell me in the -- -- -- The family as the famous photographer been taking pictures for awhile yeah.
Which she's out of -- phenomenal photographer missing Claman.
She was with us over last week last year's championship battle -- -- for sixth in a row which didn't turn out.
And we knew either way once -- had all the photos that would make compelling story and very powerful awesome images -- and we have the book can.
Comes out this week here Jimmie Johnson -- to pick it up and we hope -- -- our mass channel turner controls him.
Right on good luck thank you.
Looking at isn't the point everybody knows to make it into the -- it's like any other sport you make it into the playoffs those who didn't make that are out those who did make it -- you just kind of all start over with a new season.
But you look at these names at the top of the board.
Denny Hamlin Jimmie Johnson Tony Stewart -- -- -- bread that Kozlowski.
Familiar names got it you got there violent and it's one thing to see it here is another to say it.
You guys are always all right there yeah it's going to be tied I mean when I look hit the the summer months.
Each team -- you mentioned there and got onto -- hot streak but it would last or through weeks and go away and right now -- him with private the most competitive guy.
And their innings shuffled up -- we going to Chicago with a very tight you know reset that they put in place and what to -- Tony certainly on the change from last -- tight he and Carl Edwards tied in points and it came down to who won more races in the year which was Tony Stewart he was the chief himself.
I'm not sure we'll have that kind of -- about but that potentials are again the Lowe's car they -- for your family this is most.
This must just go on and on and on it seemed like the season last for ever you're right that's content with 38 of these things 36 for points.
-- we have we have ten to go sell it it's a long year bit.
-- really enjoyed driving the race car and in it's it's fun when when you look ahead to the playoffs as it were.
What do you what he sees a big challenges of the got to walk -- cellphones.
Well right now everybody is dangerous and I'm.
When you go through new gather up to the big teams gives only has one car which is a shock that Denny Hamlin but they need in -- you've got a few cars Hendrick has four.
You work your way through you can you can work up tents my -- -- since two cars in there as well.
It's going to be tough and I I think everybody's going to be strong answer the one track -- worry about is Talladega restrictor plate race that we have there.
No telling if you're gonna come back -- and -- terrorists or not but on the other nine that it's good solid racing -- really nine really tracks for the 48.
NASCAR is at a solid fan base for what seems like ever to me has given itself.
But it's really expanding -- people around your city talk about NASCAR.
The guy was crossing the street -- -- -- -- ends up here in.
Put this cardinal the road got out ran back shook my hand people are on -- and -- got the start drove off so it is it's growing like crazy.
-- probably as many wrecks on that haven't thought about any other left and tracks you have left to be Jimmie Johnson good luck thank you -- -- see good look with a book on the road and Jimmie Johnson.
And the pictures by -- the -- the good check it -- survivor.