Johnson wins Martinsville, takes over points lead

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jimmie Johnson dominated, as expected, at Martinsville Speedway, and Brad Keselowski didn’t flinch.

This championship duel might go down to the wire after all.

Johnson, a five-time series champion, raced to his seventh career victory on NASCAR’s trickiest oval Sunday.

And the triumph helped him erase a seven-point deficit and supplant Keselowski as the points leader with three events remaining in the championship race.

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