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It happened again. On Sunday, Jimmie Johnson won yet another NASCAR championship by cruising at Homestead-Miami Speedway. That gives the 38-year-old Californian six for his career, one behind Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. Where does JJ place among the greatest NASCAR drivers ever? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

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NASCAR correct on Truex/Newman?

NASCAR made a statement Monday, and it wasn't just words. The racing outfit booted Martin Truex Jr. from its coveted Chase for the Sprint Cup because it found that Michael Waltrip Racing manipulated the outcome of Saturday night's regular-season finale at Richmond. In all, Truex, Clint Bowyer and teammate Brian Vickers were docked 50 points each -- although Bowyer's spot in the Chase was not affected -- general manager Ty Norris received an indefinite suspension and Michael Waltrip Racing was fined $300,000. Newman, meanwhile, gets a shot at the title. Did NASCAR make the right call?

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  • Jeff Gordon was left out of the Chase as a result of Michael Waltrip Racing's actions. How should NASCAR address the issue?

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  • Will Ryan Newman make the Chase with Richard Childress Racing in 2014?

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  • In this day of multicar teams, were the alleged actions of Michael Waltrip Racing at Richmond fair or foul?

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  • Will Monday's ruling affect Clint Bowyer's performance in the Chase?

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  • Which driver will win the Sprint Cup title this year?

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  • Jeff Gordon was left out of the Chase as a result of Michael Waltrip Racing's actions. How should NASCAR address the issue?

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Joey Logano has struggled lately, but he's back in the hunt after Sunday's win at Michigan International Speedway. Logano moved to 13th place in the Chase standings, seven points behind Martin Truex Jr. for the second wild-card spot -- all of this despite a 25-point penalty earlier in the year due to a rear suspension violation, and two 40th-place showings at Loudon and Daytona.

Here's a sampling of what readers had to say in our Facebook conversation on the story:

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Tony Stewart is on the record as defending sprint car racing as relatively safe, but that was before he broke his leg racing in one. Stewart will miss this weekend's race at Watkins Glen as a result of the injury, placing his position in the Chase in jeopardy. He's in 11th place right now, holding on to one of the two wild-card spots with Martin Truex Jr., and a no-show at Watkins Glen could make the last four races of the regular season incredibly important for him.


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Stewart's moonlighting in a sprint car race could end up costing him dearly in terms of making the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

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Will Tony Stewart (11th in Sprint Cup standings) make the Chase despite missing the upcoming race at Watkins Glen with an injury?

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Here's a sampling of what readers had to say in our Facebook conversation on the story:

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Each month, the NASCAR Now (Weekdays on ESPN2, 1 a.m. ET) crew will select the best moments of the past month. Which noteworthy act will come out on top? Well, that's up to you. Watch the video above, cast your vote and tune into NASCAR Now to see who wins!

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