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Jimmie Johnson to McNabb:

YOU'RE WRONG ABOUT RACING

Drivers Are Athletes ... And I'll Whoop Your Ass

11/18/2013 4:33 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Jimmie Johnson
tells TMZ Sports ... Donovan McNabb was talking out of his ass when the QB said race car drivers aren't athletes ... and JJ says he'll crush him on the track to prove it.

Of course, the racing world went crazy this weekend ... when DM went on Fox Sports 1 and told Erin Andrews, "Do I think [JJ's] an athlete? Absolutely not."

Well, JJ was in NYC today and although he handled Donovan's jab with class -- it's clear he's itchin' to teach the the former NFL star a lesson by whoopin' him in a race.

FYI -- ESPN ran a Sports Science special on racing back in 2011 and said that testing proved race car drivers have some of the best reaction times, endurance, strength and concentration in any sport.

So, the question ...

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6 COMMENTS

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Xxxl44    

2 words in Mc Nabbs defense... Tony Stewart. And for those that say gold 2 more words John Daley. That is all!.

342 days ago
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Xxxl44    

Golf not gold

342 days ago
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jdizzla a    

McNabb's too big a failure to judge

342 days ago
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DeeMaree    

Jimmy Johnson runs marathons and is training to do a triathlete competition. He really is an athlete.

340 days ago
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TheEric    

I drive every day. Does that make me an athlete? Or does it just give me the ability to hit the gas pedal and do more than make left turns?

340 days ago

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