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Tribute to Jimmie Johnson
Motor Racing Network looks back on the career of seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, who made his final start as a full-time driver in the 2020 Season Finale 500 at Phoenix Raceway.
Jimmie Johnson captured a record-tying seventh NASCAR Cup championship in 2016.
Jimmie Johnson won six times in 2013 en route to his sixth NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Jimmie Johnson scored his fifth straight championship by 39 points over Denny Hamlin.
Jimmie Johnson made history with his fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup Series title in 2009.
Jimmie Johnson tied Cale Yarborough’s 30-year mark as the only driver to win three consecutive NASCAR Cup Series titles in 2008.
Jimmie Johnson won 10 races during the 2007 NASCAR Cup Series season, including four straight in the playoffs, on his way to back-t0-back championships.
Jimmie Johnson won his first of seven NASCAR Cup Series championships in 2006.
Last Chance at Daytona
Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR Cup Series Playoff hopes are on the line in Saturday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Monster Dover Record
Dover International Speedway has been a playground for Jimmie Johnson over his illustrious career. From his very first start in 2002, he’s been the one to beat on the 1-mile concrete oval.
Watkins Glen Crash
Jimmie Johnson walked away from a scary crash in the 2000 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International.
Johnson Ends Michigan Drought
Jimmie Johnson was finally able to break into Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway in 2014.
All-Star Race Win Leader
Jimmie Johnson is the all-time winningest driver in the history of the NASCAR All-Star Race.
The Heat is On
With the NASCAR Cup Series now in the summer months, Jimmie Johnson looks back at some of the hottest times he’s had in a race car.
Johnson and Earnhardt Jr.
With the announcement that former Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. would be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2021, we take a look at the relationship between the two.
Johnson’s Mastery at Martinsville
Martinsville Speedway is Jimmie Johnson’s second-best track on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule in a number of statistical categories including wins (9) and laps led (2,862).
In his final season racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, Jimmie Johnson is chasing eight.
Hemric Shares Jimmie Johnson Memory
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Daniel Hemric remembers a special moment when he got to go to Victory Lane with Jimmie Johnson.
Jimmie Johnson talks about some of his early memories of Darlington Raceway before going on to capture three wins at “The Track too Tough to Tame.”
200 for Hendrick
Jimmie Johnson gave Hendrick Motorsports its 200th NASCAR Cup Series win when he took the checkered flag in the 2012 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
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Johnson’s Monster Dover Record
Jimmie Johnson has tamed the “Monster Mile” – Dover International Speedway – 11 times in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Johnson’s Close Win at Talladega
Jimmie Johnson got a last lap push from teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to edge Clint Bowyer at the finish line to tie the closest finish in NASCAR history in the 2011 Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Johnson and Herzog Motorsports
The Herzog’s gave Jimmie Johnson his first opportunity to race in NASCAR. Johnson scored his first Xfinity Series win with the team in 2001 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Johnson Ties Earnhardt
Jimmie Johnson tied Dale Earnhardt’s mark of 76 NASCAR Cup Series wins in the 2016 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Johnson’s current win total stands at 83.
Jimmie and Chad
Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus captured seven NASCAR Cup Series championships together.
Special Trip Back Home
Jimmie Johnson talks about taking his daughters, Genevieve and Lydia, back to his hometown of El Cajon, California for the first time.
F1 Ride Swap
Jimmie Johnson was given the opportunity to swap rides with Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso after the NASCAR Cup Series season concluded in 2018.
After Jeff Gordon won the 2001 championship, he quickly learned that his greatest competitor would be the guy he helped Hendrick Motorsports hire, Jimmie Johnson.
Early Phoenix Memories
Jimmie Johnson’s first trip to Phoenix Raceway was for an off-road race and his first time on the 1-mile asphalt track came when he gave rides in a two-seat truck in the mid-90s.
In 2002, Jimmie Johnson scored his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in the NAPA Auto Parts 500 at Auto Club Speedway.
Racing in Vegas
Before Jimmie Johnson became a four-time NASCAR Cup Series winner at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, he spent a lot of time in the area racing dirt bikes and participating in the Mint 400 Off-Road race.
Jimmie Johnson started his rookie season in 2002 by claiming his first career pole in qualifying for the Daytona 500. Johnson is a two-time winner of “The Great American Race” and also has a victory in the summer race when he swept the season in 2013.