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December 08, 2004
There was no margin for error as NASCAR's best put the hammer down for a 10-race dash to the first Nextel Cup title
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December 08, 2004

Cut To The Chase

There was no margin for error as NASCAR's best put the hammer down for a 10-race dash to the first Nextel Cup title

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MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

Martinsville, Va.

WINNER: JIMMIE JOHNSON

MOVING UP: JIMMIE JOHNSON First short-track win kept him climbing

FALLING BACK: DALE EARNHARDT JR. Never a factor, Junior wrecked out on Lap 467

Johnson (here nudging Junior) won on a day that turned tragic when 10 members of his Hendrick Motorsports family died in a plane crash.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

RACE 33

10/31 BASS PRO SHOPS MBNA 500

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

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