Polished Edge: Jimmie Johnson of the Toyota Owners 400 on Fox
Q: What about racing gets your juices flowing?
A: The competing aspect of it. I race far better than I qualify. I race far better than I practice. I’m good at passing cars; I’m good at finding a setup that I can go race 500 miles with. When you look at the thing (our team) does and accomplishes, we race very, very well, and we’re able to get the job done at the end of the race, where maybe some people are in the fastest car and make a mistake early that they can’t recover from and just don’t have that racing savvy. Our team has always been good at racing, and that’s the part that I enjoy the most. . . .
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