with Jimmie Johnson
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.