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This only happened one time. In 2005, Tony Stewart won the Nascar Cup Series championship without winning a race in the Chase.

Championship winners and Chase wins for that season:

  • 2004 (Kurt Busch) - 1 win
  • 2005 (Tony Stewart) - 0 wins
  • 2006 (Jimmie Johnson) - 1 win
  • 2007 (Jimmie Johnson) - 4 wins
  • 2008 (Jimmie Johnson) - 3 wins
  • 2009 (Jimmie Johnson) - 4 wins
  • 2010 (Jimmie Johnson) - 1 win
  • 2011 (Tony Stewart) - 5 wins
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