Jimmie Johnson - Talladega races in the fall haven't been bright spots on the schedule for Jimmie Johnson. In 6 of the last 7 October races he's finished 17th or worse and to find his most recent top ten (in the fall) you have to go back to 2010. In the last three combined Talladega races he's run well. This spring he had one of his better recent Talladega races. He finished 12th, had a 10th place average running position and earned the 4th best driver rating. Additionally, he finished 10th in Stage #1 and 7th . . .