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Johnson leads Matt Kenseth by four points.
There's four races left in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Four races where anything can happen, especially in the heat of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Four races where nothing is set in stone until the last lap.
With that being said, I've got something else to say.
Call off the dogs. It's over.
Now, I know that comes across as fatalistic, but it does not bode well for Kenseth in the coming weeks. For one, Martinsville is next on the schedule. Kenseth has yet to win at the Virginia paperclip, with three top-fives and eight top-10s in 27 starts with a best finish of second in the Spring of 2002. Meanwhile, Johnson has made Martinsville his playground, where in 23 starts he has won eight times and placed in the top-five 16 times and in the top-10 20 times. He has beaten the unholy dickens out of that track, in other words.
Texas is a track where Kenseth could match Johnson, seeing as to how Johnson has two wins there to match Kenseth's two. Phoenix should weigh in Johnson's favor, where he has had more success than Kenseth. Homestead is Kenseth's ace in the hole. His best bet is to keep within a race's distance of Johnson.
But other than yet, it looks bleak for the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team.