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What a ride: How JJ won the Cup

Updated: November 25, 2009, 2:50 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

The weight of the world appeared lifted from Jimmie Johnson's shoulders Sunday night as he raised the No. 48 championship flag up the pole near the start-finish line at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

For a record fourth straight time.

"You know, the pressure of winning the fourth didn't really hit me until I hit the fence at Texas, and then it was like, 'Man, you can't relax. You can't hope or think that things are going to be smooth. You've got to go out and earn this thing."

Johnson ...

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