|Johnson celebrates at NASCAR's annual party|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 02 December 2010 12:38|
As Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus began collecting their prizes for their record fifth straight title, the attention seemed to be on the disappointment of runner-up Denny Hamlin and the recent personnel shakeup at Hendrick Motorsports.
Hamlin finished second to Johnson in the standings because of a poor race in the season finale, and his somber mood has been evident to everyone - including Johnson.
And in Johnson's own shop, disappointing years for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin led to last week's overhaul of the organization.