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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Jimmie Johnson (48) celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Jimmie Johnson (48) celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Jimmie Johnson fires pistols to celebrate winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Jimmie Johnson hugs his crew in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Todd Warshaw - NASCAR via Getty Images
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: (HANDOUT PHOTO, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE, ONE TIME EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout photo provided by NASCAR, Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, crosses the finishline to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: The field pits under caution during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: The field pits under caution during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 MAC Tools Ford, leads Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, leads Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Quaker State / Menards Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Ronald Martinez - Getty Images
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Sparks fly from the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, driven by Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, as he leads Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Snickers Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: The field pits under caution during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Ford EcoBoost Ford, leads Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 MAC Tools Ford, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    RODGER MALLISON - MCT
    Erik "The Lizardman" Sprague entertains the crowd before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    RODGER MALLISON - MCT
    Chelsea NoPants with the HellzaPoppin sideshow revue swallows a sword before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Jeff Gordon in the garage after hitting the wall in Turn 1 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Jeff Gordon reacts as his crew works on his car after he blew out a right front tire and hit the wall during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Matt Kenseth's crew inspects his tires after a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Jimmie Johnson's crew services his car during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    RODGER MALLISON - MCT
    Sam Gonzales wears a Dale Earnhardt Jr. car before the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Kyle Busch (18) races against Carl Edwards (99) during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Juan Pablo Montoya waves during the introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Jared C. Tilton - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    John Harrelson - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, speaks to the media in the garage following an incident on track during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Chad Knaus, crew chief for Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, walks on the grid before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Chad Knaus, crew chief for Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, walks on the grid before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    Chris Graythen - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Dee Jay Silver performs during pre-race festivities for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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    Ronald Martinez - Getty Images
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Benj Gershman of O.A.R. performs during pre-race festivities for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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    Ronald Martinez - Getty Images
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Marc Roberge of O.A.R. performs during pre-race festivities for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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    Robert Laberge - Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe
    FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Performance artist Matt Gone appears for fans before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Jeff Gordon drives to the garage during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Matt Kenseth's pit crew services his car during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Fans in Turn 2 watch the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Drivers take a pit stop under caution during the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    David Kent - MCT
    Midget wrestlers grapple in the ring before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (David Kent/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Jeff Gordon greets fans during introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Keith Eldard, left, and Clayton Lowe look through the fence as teams cars are inspected before a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    The team takes Jamie McMurray's car through a technical inspection before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Jeff Gordon (24) takes turn four during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Race fan Nick Nissen of Horse Lake, Min., cheers during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Vintage aircraft from the Cavanaugh Flight museum fly over Texas Motor Speedway before the start of the during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    The pitt crew for Brad Keselowski (2) change his tires during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Todd Warshaw - AP
    In a photo provided by NASCAR, the green flag drops on Carl Edwards (99) and Brad Keselowski (2) starting the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/NASCAR, Todd Warshaw)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Jimmie Johnson (48) takes turn four during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Crew members roll Jeff Gordon's car to an inspection before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Human canon ball Jennifer Schneider flies through the air during a performance before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Carl Edwards greets fans during introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Carl Edwards (99), front right, leads the pack during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Jimmie Johnson greets fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Brad Keselowski greets fans during introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Carl Edwards (99) leads the pack early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Matt Kenseth (20) takes turn four during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Carl Edwards (99) takes turn four during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Carl Edwards walks onto the track during introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Jeff Gordon (24) heads to the garage after he brushed the wall during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Gordon returned to the race after repairs to his car. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Jimmie Johnson (48) drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Brad Keselowski prepares for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Danica Patrick walks onto the track during the introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Danica Patrick reaches to greet fans as she walks onto the track during the introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Jimmie Johnson (48) turns onto pit row during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    The pit crew for Jimmie Johnson work on his car during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Fans sit in the stands and watch the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Brandon Wade - AP
    Pitt row crews work on cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Jeff Gordon greets fans during introductions before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Kyle Busch greets fans during introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Matt Kenseth (20) locks up his brakes as he enters pit row during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Pit crews jump into action during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    The pit crew for Jimmie Johnson (48) prepare for a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Auto race fans watch the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Ralph Lauer - AP
    Jeff Burton reaches for fans during introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
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    Larry Papke - AP
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
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