Points, wins drive Jimmie Johnson

Updated: November 4, 2009, 11:29 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

There's something about Texas Motor Speedway in the fall that brings out Jimmie Johnson's competitive nature and racing personality.

The track becomes almost like a couch in a sports psychologist's office. There, the straitlaced, hardworking perfectionist is willing, even for just a little while, to reveal how badly he wants to win. And for Johnson, who is closing in on his fourth consecutive championship, it isn't just about NASCAR titles. He wants to win races, too.

Ask Matt Kenseth.

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