Who Won the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup?
Jimmie Johnson made Nascar history when he won the 2008 Sprint Cup. He won his third consecutive Nascar championship - the first since Cale Yarborough thirty years ago.
Going into the final race, the Ford 400, Johnson had a sizable points lead over Ford 400 winner and cup runner-up Carl Edwards.
Johnson ended the season with seven wins. Edwards won nine races in 2008. Kyle Busch started the season with eight wins, but his season fell apart when the Cup Chase started in September.
2008 Sprint Cup Standings
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