229 Facts About Jimmie Johnson


Jimmie Kenneth Johnson was born on September 17,1975 and is an American professional auto racing driver.


From 2021 to 2022, Jimmie Johnson competed in the IndyCar Series for Chip Ganassi Racing, and has competed occasionally in sports car racing throughout his career.


Jimmie Johnson was born in El Cajon, California, and began racing motorcycles at the age of four.


Jimmie Johnson raced in Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group, Short-course Off-road Drivers Association, and SCORE International, winning rookie of the year in each series.


Jimmie Johnson moved to the national American Speed Association series for late model touring cars, and won another rookie of the year title.


Jimmie Johnson's talent was noticed by Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon, who convinced owner Rick Hendrick to sign Johnson in the Winston Cup Series full-time for 2002, with Gordon as a part-owner of his car.


Jimmie Johnson won his first Cup Series championship in 2006 and with further wins in 2007,2008,2009, and 2010, he became the first and only driver in NASCAR history to win five consecutive championships.


Jimmie Johnson finished sixth in the points standings in the 2011 season and third in 2012 before winning his sixth championship in 2013.


In 2016, Jimmie Johnson won his seventh championship, tying Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for the most Cup Series championships of all time.


Jimmie Johnson is a two-time winner of the Daytona 500, winning in 2006 and 2013.


Between 2002 and 2017, Jimmie Johnson recorded seven championships, 83 career race wins, 222 top fives, 341 top tens, and 35 pole positions.


Jimmie Johnson is regarded as one of the greatest NASCAR drivers in the sport's history.


Jimmie Johnson started racing motorcycles in 1980 when he was four.


In 1993, Jimmie Johnson was given the opportunity to drive for Herb Fishel.


Jimmie Johnson refused the deal and continued racing buggies and trucks in off-road stadium and desert races.


Jimmie Johnson reported for ESPN in the Short-course Off-road Drivers Association.


Three years later, Jimmie Johnson drove for Herzog Motorsports in the off-road truck series in 1996.


Jimmie Johnson battled Scott Taylor and Brendan Gaughan for the championship.


Jimmie Johnson finished second in the two races at Fairgrounds Speedway he participated in over those two years.


Jimmie Johnson made his NASCAR Busch Series debut at the 1998 Indianapolis Raceway Park event, where he finished 25th for ST Motorsports.


Jimmie Johnson continued his limited slate in 1999 with Herzog Motorsports before moving to a full-time schedule in 2000.


Jimmie Johnson had to swerve quickly to the right to avoid the No 86 of Dennis Demers, but went into the grass on the inside of turn one, then went back across the track, caught some air on the gravel trap before finally crashing head-on into the Styrofoam barriers at the far end of the turn while still more than 150+ MPH.


Jimmie Johnson eventually climbed out of the car unscathed and raised his fists in the air like he had won the race.


The opportunity was made available when he connected with Hendrick driver Jeff Gordon during the 2000 Busch season; with Herzog facing shutdown due to sponsorship issues, Jimmie Johnson approached Gordon and was informed of the team's intention to field a fourth car for him.


Jimmie Johnson formally moved to Hendrick in 2002, driving the No 48 Lowe's-sponsored Chevrolet.


Jimmie Johnson began racing full-time in the Winston Cup Series during the 2002 season.


Jimmie Johnson became the first rookie driver to lead the point standings and to win twice at the same track during a season, by sweeping both races at Dover.


Jimmie Johnson earned four pole positions and three wins, as well as six Top 5's and 21 Top 10 finishes.


In 2003, Jimmie Johnson finished ninth on the all-time list for consecutive weeks ranked in the Top 10 in points with 69.


Jimmie Johnson won three races, two poles, 14 Top 10's, and 20 Top 10 finishes, including a second-place finish at Rockingham after leading 78 laps.


Jimmie Johnson was able to win the All-Star race for the first time, as well as finishing second in the final standings, just 90 points Matt Kenseth and 207 ahead of his future teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.


In 2004, Jimmie Johnson started slowly at Rockingham Speedway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway with results of 41st and 16th, after a Top 10 finish in the Daytona 500.


All eight passengers and both pilots died in the incident, and Jimmie Johnson was told after completion of the race.


Jimmie Johnson had a total of eight wins, 20 Top 5's and 23 Top 10 finishes.


In 2005, Jimmie Johnson won at Las Vegas, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Dover International Speedway, and then again at Lowe's.


In total, Jimmie Johnson had four consecutive wins at his sponsor sponsored track in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Jimmie Johnson won the Coca-Cola 600 that year, which broke the record for the most yellow flags in a Cup Series race, by beating Bobby Labonte by.


Jimmie Johnson scored 13 Top 5's, 22 Top 10 finishes, and one pole position.


In 2006, Jimmie Johnson began the season by winning the Daytona 500.


Jimmie Johnson finished second in the next race at California Speedway and won the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 at Las Vegas by passing Matt Kenseth on the last lap.


Jimmie Johnson won his third race of the season in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, followed by two more victories at Indianapolis and Martinsville.


Jimmie Johnson started the chase with unfortunate mishaps in the first four races; a DNF at New Hampshire, a pitting mistake at Dover, a penalty at Kansas, and, while trying to make a pass for first at Talladega, getting clipped and spinning out.


In December, Jimmie Johnson won the 2006 Driver of the Year Award.


Jimmie Johnson won at Las Vegas, Auto Club, Texas, and Phoenix.


Jimmie Johnson had the best average finish in the Chase with 5.0.


In December 2007, Jimmie Johnson commenced a program of exercise sessions and a run schedule supervised by John Sitaras, in order to balance his strength.


Jimmie Johnson later became the first racing driver to be named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.


Jimmie Johnson became the only driver to record three wins in each of their first seven seasons.


In 2008 Jimmie Johnson raced in his first-ever truck series race, the O'Reilly 200 at Bristol, where he led 28 laps before spinning out on lap 101.


Jimmie Johnson was named the 2008 Driver of the Year and won an ESPY as the Best Driver.


Jimmie Johnson now became the only driver to win at least three races in each of his first eight seasons, as well as the only driver to qualify for the Chase for the Championship every year since 2004.


Jimmie Johnson remained the only driver to qualify for the Chase every year since its inception in 2004.


At New Hampshire, with eight laps remaining, Kurt Busch, who was running second, bumped Jimmie Johnson to become the leader, but Jimmie Johnson returned the favor a couple of laps later to the lead the final two laps.


Jimmie Johnson was named Driver of the Year for the fourth time in his career, joining Gordon as the only drivers to win the award that many times.


Jimmie Johnson had been fighting for the championship with Denny Hamlin all season, but eventually passed him in points in the season finale at Homestead.


Jimmie Johnson won Tony Stewart's charity race, the Prelude to the Dream, his first victory on a dirt oval.


In 2011, Jimmie Johnson began the season with a fourth-place finish in the Budweiser Shootout, after starting from the 23rd position.


The first was the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, where Jimmie Johnson started on the outside pole and tandem-drafted with Dale Earnhardt Jr.


Jimmie Johnson fell down the grid and was involved in a last-lap accident, prompting him to finish 20th.


Two weeks later, Jimmie Johnson found himself finishing 19th during the Brickyard 400 after coming to pit road with 30 laps remaining in the event.


Jimmie Johnson finished fourth in the Good Sam RV Insurance 500, after bumping Kurt Busch on the final lap.


Jimmie Johnson finished in the Top 5 in the following three races.


One week later, Jimmie Johnson recorded his second victory of the season in the Hollywood Casino 400.


The third NASCAR Championship for Tony Stewart marked the first time since 2005 that someone other than Jimmie Johnson was the champion.


Jimmie Johnson began the 2012 season with a 14th-place finish in the Budweiser Shootout after crashing on lap 74.


Jimmie Johnson went on to finish 12th in the spring event at Martinsville after being involved in a crash on the first green-white-checker attempt.


On May 6,2012, Jimmie Johnson started 19th in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, but finished 35th after suffering a broken oil pump belt on lap 62.


Jimmie Johnson won his first race of the season one week later in the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington.


However, in the Coke Zero 400, Jimmie Johnson finished 36th after retiring from a crash on lap 124.


Jimmie Johnson was able to hold off Keselowski's hard racing, which even prompted Tony Stewart to say that he was driving with a "death wish".


At Phoenix, Jimmie Johnson blew a right front tire, which caused him to collide into the wall and finish in the 32nd position.


Jimmie Johnson was racing for the win and the championship the following week at Homestead, but his chances of winning the championship were over after he had a pit road penalty and had a gear failure and he finished 36th in that race, and finished third in the Drivers Championship behind Keselowski and Bowyer.


In 2013, Jimmie Johnson began his season with a 14th-place finish in the 2013 Sprint Unlimited when he crashed on lap 14 along with Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch, Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon, and Denny Hamlin.


Jimmie Johnson took the advantage of leading on the last restart.


Jimmie Johnson then held off a last-lap charge from Dale Earnhardt Jr.


Jimmie Johnson followed this with a sixth-place finish at Las Vegas.


Jimmie Johnson won his first pole position of the season at Martinsville and had the dominant car, leading 346 of 500 laps on the way to his eighth Martinsville race win.


Jimmie Johnson assumed the point lead as well, which he held for the remainder of the regular season.


Jimmie Johnson's consistency was enough that there were points in the summer where he was more than a full two-race wins' worth of points ahead of Carl Edwards or Clint Bowyer.


Jimmie Johnson finished 12th the following week at Richmond, allowing him to build even further on his point lead.


One week later, Jimmie Johnson finished 22nd after spinning sideways late in the race.


At Dover, Jimmie Johnson led 143 laps but finished 17th when he jumped Juan Pablo Montoya on the last restart causing NASCAR to issue him a penalty.


Jimmie Johnson was able to redeem himself for this mistake the following week at Pocono by earning the pole position, leading the most laps, and winning his third race of the season, which increased his point lead to 51 points over Edwards.


At the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan, Jimmie Johnson closed in on Greg Biffle for the lead with less than 10 laps left, but suffered a flat tire with less than five laps to go.


Jimmie Johnson finished the race in 28th, his worst finish of the season to that point.


Jimmie Johnson had the dominant car of the race, leading 182 of 267 laps.


However, on a restart on lap 246, Jimmie Johnson was slow to get up to speed and was touched and spun by Joey Logano, costing Jimmie Johnson a shot at the win and giving the race to Matt Kenseth.


Jimmie Johnson was able to charge through the field after the caution and restart to salvage a ninth-place finish.


In winning the race, Jimmie Johnson became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to sweep both Daytona races in a season.


Jimmie Johnson almost won the pole position at Indianapolis but was bumped to second by Ryan Newman.


Jimmie Johnson led the most laps and almost won, but a slow final pit stop cost him the race to Newman.


Jimmie Johnson led 43 of the first 80 laps before he cut a right-front tire that knocked a spark plug loose and affected the handling of the car.


Jimmie Johnson started the Chase with a fifth-place finish at Chicago, followed by a fourth-place finish at New Hampshire.


At Dover, Jimmie Johnson led 243 laps and held off Dale Earnhardt Jr.


Jimmie Johnson spent the next several races chasing Matt Kenseth for the points lead, eventually gaining it at Talladega, though losing it when he and Kenseth tied for the points lead at Martinsville.


Jimmie Johnson capitalized on Kenseth suffering from a poor-handling car.


Jimmie Johnson closed out the season with six wins, three poles, 16 Top 5's, and 24 Top 10's, with an average finish of 9.8 and an average start of 10.7.


Jimmie Johnson started the season on an up-and-down note but went winless through the first 11 races of the 2014 season.


However, Jimmie Johnson won the Coca-Cola 600, his first win in the race since 2005.


At Talladega, Jimmie Johnson started second and led a high of 84 laps.


At Martinsville, Jimmie Johnson started seventh but finished 39th after being involved in a crash early in the race.


At the season finale at Homestead, Jimmie Johnson finished ninth and closed out finishing 11th in points.


Jimmie Johnson began his season with a win in the Budweiser Duel.


Jimmie Johnson started the season by finishing fifth in the Daytona 500 for the second year in a row.


At Las Vegas, Jimmie Johnson crashed twice into the outside wall, leaving him with a 41st-place finish.


Jimmie Johnson rebounded with an 11th-place finish in Phoenix and a ninth-place finish at California, his first Top 10 there in two years.


At Talladega, Jimmie Johnson started fifth and led 50 laps, only to finish second to Earnhardt Jr.


At Kansas, Jimmie Johnson gambled by staying out on the last round of pit stops and held off Harvick and Earnhardt again to win his third race at Kansas and of the season.


Jimmie Johnson rebounded the following week with a win at Dover, and became one of four drivers to have won 10 or more races at one track.


At Pocono, Jimmie Johnson cut a tire on lap 88 but did not take major damage.


Jimmie Johnson was able to work his way through the field to finish in third place.


Jimmie Johnson finished 19th at Michigan after the race was called for rain on lap 138.


At Sonoma, Jimmie Johnson led the most laps at 45 laps, but a late-race caution caused by Casey Mears' broken wheel axle cost him, and he was passed by Kyle Busch with five laps to go and slipped back to sixth place.


At Kentucky, Jimmie Johnson started sixth and ran inside the Top 10 for most of the night, finishing ninth.


At Watkins Glen, despite suffering two penalties Jimmie Johnson rallied to finish 10th.


Jimmie Johnson rebounded at Bristol by finishing 4th but had bad luck once more at Darlington.


Jimmie Johnson spun out on lap 134 in turn 4, bringing out the seventh caution, and was never a real threat.


Jimmie Johnson was able to recover a bit for a ninth-place finish at Richmond and started 1st in the Chase in a three-way tie between him, Kyle Busch, and Matt Kenseth.


Jimmie Johnson was the subject of controversy when he made contact with Kevin Harvick on a three-wide pass that led to Harvick cutting a left rear tire, leaving Harvick with a 42nd-place finish.


At Loudon, Jimmie Johnson finished sixth after blowing a tire in the third position.


At the fall race at Texas Jimmie Johnson won, passing Brad Keselowski with 4 laps to go.


Jimmie Johnson finished fifth at Phoenix, and for the third year in a row, he finished ninth at Homestead.


Jimmie Johnson began the 2016 season with a 16th-place finish at the Daytona 500.


Jimmie Johnson finished third and eleventh in the next two events of the season at Las Vegas and Phoenix.


One week later, Jimmie Johnson finished fourth in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway despite suffering minor damage during a 13-car accident that occurred within 50 laps of the finish.


At Talladega, Jimmie Johnson was spun by Paul Menard and got involved in a multi-car accident with 28 laps to go, finishing 22nd.


Jimmie Johnson finished seventh and sixth at Bristol and Michigan the following two weeks but finished 33rd at Darlington after he spun out of turn 4.


Jimmie Johnson began the Chase for the Championship by leading a race-high 118 laps at Chicagoland, but received a speeding penalty during a green flag pit stop late in the race, ultimately finished 12th.


At Dover, Jimmie Johnson led 90 laps but received a pit road penalty with 105 laps to go, costing him a win.


Jimmie Johnson charged through the field and finished seventh and moved to the "Round of 12" of the Chase.


At Charlotte, Jimmie Johnson led a race-high 155 laps and won the Bank of America 500, claiming his eighth win at the track and the third win of the season, snapping his 24-race winless streak.


Jimmie Johnson then finished 4th at Kansas and 23rd at Talladega.


Jimmie Johnson finished 11th in the rain-shortened race at Texas, and 38th at Phoenix after being penalized a lap for passing the pace car coming down to pit road and involved in a wreck on a restart.


Jimmie Johnson progressed through the field, cracking the Top 10 quickly, but remained stagnant around fifth-place for a majority of the race.


Jimmie Johnson avoided the accident and was put into the position to win the title.


Jimmie Johnson came into 2017 as the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion.


Jimmie Johnson then rebounded with back-to-back wins at the 2017 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 in Texas and the 2017 Food City 500 at Bristol, his first win at The Last Great Coliseum since 2010.


Jimmie Johnson suffered a big slump during the summer part of the season, failing to earn a Top 5 finish, and only netting three Top 10 finishes.


Regardless, Jimmie Johnson was able to qualify for the playoffs.


Jimmie Johnson scored a seventh-place finish at Charlotte to open the second round, but the following week was involved in "The Big One" at Talladega.


Jimmie Johnson was scored with a 24th-place result, after his car was disqualified for violating the NASCAR Damaged Vehicle Policy in which his crew worked on the car during the red flag.


Jimmie Johnson finished 12th at Martinsville, but was followed by a disappointing 27th-place result at Texas.


Jimmie Johnson finished 10th in the final standings, his 15th and final Top 10 finish in the points standings.


Jimmie Johnson's Speedweeks did not go smoothly, wrecking in each of his three races.


Since then, Jimmie Johnson struggled throughout the 2018 season with only two Top 5s and eight Top 10 finishes by the time he barely made the Playoffs for the 15th season in a row.


Jimmie Johnson finished eighth, and as a result of a three-way tie with 0 points, he was eliminated in the Round of 16.


Jimmie Johnson scored only one more top-ten finish afterward and wound up a then career-worst 14th in the final point standings since running full-time in 2002, winless for the first time in his career along with equaling a career-low 11 Top 10 finishes for the second season in a row.


Jimmie Johnson notably gave teammate and friend Chase Elliott a push to the front stretch when his car ran out of fuel when being congratulated by the rest of the drivers after recording his first career win, at Watkins Glen.


Jimmie Johnson was paired with JR Motorsports crew chief Kevin Meendering in the 2019 season.


Jimmie Johnson followed it up by finishing eighth in the first duel race.


Jimmie Johnson recovered to finish ninth after being two laps down.


Jimmie Johnson followed up that performance with a ninth-place finish.


On March 29 in O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 qualifying at Texas, Jimmie Johnson got his first pole since 2016 at Texas and scored his first Top 5 finish since the 2018 Coca-Cola 600 two days later.


At the Coca-Cola 600, Jimmie Johnson ran well and ended up finishing eighth.


At Chicagoland Speedway, Jimmie Johnson started fourth and took the lead on lap 7 from Austin Dillon.


Jimmie Johnson went on to finish fourth followed by a third-place finish at the rain-shortened Coke Zero Sugar 400 a week later, his best finishes of the season.


At Watkins Glen, Jimmie Johnson finished 19th after being spun out by Ryan Blaney, leading to an argument between the two after the race.


In September 2019, Jimmie Johnson missed the playoffs cut for the first time in his NASCAR career after finishing 35th in the Brickyard 400 due to contact with Kurt Busch and William Byron that sent his car crashing hard into the wall.


Jimmie Johnson scored four more Top 10 finishes in the playoffs and wound up finishing a career-worst 18th place in the final standings, going winless for the second straight season.


On November 20,2019, Jimmie Johnson announced that the 2020 Cup season would be his last full-time season of racing, although he did not rule out a part-time schedule after that.


Jimmie Johnson started 16th and finished 11th after a tire spun on the first restart in overtime.


Jimmie Johnson started and finished second behind team-mate William Byron in Duel 2.


Jimmie Johnson started 18th and finished fifth in the race.


Jimmie Johnson finished second in the 600 but was disqualified after his car failed post-race technical inspection.


Jimmie Johnson bounced back with an 11th-place run in Charlotte's next race Alsco Uniforms 500.


Jimmie Johnson enjoyed a pair of top-ten finishes at Bristol and Atlanta.


Jimmie Johnson fell back early due to car issues at Homestead but ended with a strong run to make his way to the Top 20 and finish 16th.


On July 3,2020, two days before the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, Jimmie Johnson announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing him to miss the race and Justin Allgaier to take over the No 48.


Jimmie Johnson was cleared to return to racing on July 8,2020, after testing negative twice, and he received a waiver that allowed him to remain playoff eligible should he qualify.


The next week at Texas, Jimmie Johnson was again one of the fastest cars, putting up a Top 10 lap before getting loose and hitting the wall in stage 2.


Jimmie Johnson finished 26th and only two points above the playoff cutoff in the standings.


Jimmie Johnson's misfortunes continued at Kansas when he was collected in a third-stage crash while running in the top ten, followed by a first-stage spin at New Hampshire while fighting for a top-five spot.


Jimmie Johnson, who had experience at the road course via the 24 Hours of Daytona, finished fourth in a run that he described as "what we needed".


The final three races of the regular season saw Jimmie Johnson battling with Byron and Matt DiBenedetto for the final playoff spots.


Jimmie Johnson finished seventh and third in the two races while Byron was 28th and fourth, which placed Johnson below Byron by four points with one race before the playoffs, and nine points behind DiBenedetto.


Jimmie Johnson ended his final season with 10 Top 10 finishes, the lowest of his career.


On November 4,2022, Jimmie Johnson purchased an ownership stake in Petty GMS Motorsports.


On January 11,2023, the team was rebranded under the name Legacy Motor Club, with Jimmie Johnson announced to be running the No 84.


Jimmie Johnson finished 31st after being involved in an overtime crash.


In 2020, Jimmie Johnson participated in a test with IndyCar Series team Chip Ganassi Racing.


Jimmie Johnson said that driving an IndyCar was a "childhood dream" of his.


On September 9,2020, Jimmie Johnson announced that he would join Chip Ganassi Racing on a part-time basis in 2021 and 2022 to drive the road and street courses on the IndyCar circuit.


The deal left open the possibility of running select NASCAR Cup Series events in conjunction, as Ganassi fielded two cars in NASCAR and could've added a part-time car for Jimmie Johnson, staying under the four-car maximum for Cup teams.


Jimmie Johnson refused to run the ovals due to safety concerns of racing open-wheel cars on them but after both driving the cars and watching teammate Tony Kanaan run on ovals, he ultimately agreed to run an oval test at Texas to prep himself for the Indianapolis 500.


On December 15,2021, Jimmie Johnson announced that he would contest the full 2022 IndyCar schedule driving the No 48 car for Chip Ganassi Racing.


Jimmie Johnson made his Indianapolis 500 debut later in the year.


Jimmie Johnson led two laps and, despite a late race crash, was elected Rookie of the Year for the race.


Jimmie Johnson proceeded to collect his first career IndyCar top 5 in his first ever trip to Iowa Speedway at the Hy-Vee Salute to Farmers 300 presented by Google on July 24,2022.


On September 26,2022, Jimmie Johnson announced that he would be stepping back from racing full-time.


Jimmie Johnson first raced in the Race of Champions in Europe in 2002.


Jimmie Johnson was eliminated in the first runoff by then world rally champion Marcus Gronholm of Finland but he and Jeff Gordon and Colin Edwards racing as Team USA won the teams' championship.


Jimmie Johnson entered the 2006 Race of Champions but did not start due to injury received just days before the race.


Jimmie Johnson still attended the event to cheer for teammate Travis Pastrana.


Jimmie Johnson entered the event one year later, which his team, Howard-Boss Motorsports, finished second.


In 2008, Jimmie Johnson moved to Bob Stallings Racing with Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty to race in the 2008 Rolex 24 at Daytona, where the team finished second.


Jimmie Johnson returned to the team in 2010, to race in the Rolex 24 and Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen.


Jimmie Johnson returned to the Rolex 24, in 2011 where his team finished 15th.


Jimmie Johnson returned to the race in 2021, driving an Ally Financial-sponsored No 48 Cadillac DPi-V.


Jimmie Johnson finished second for a third time in his career.


On November 26,2018, Jimmie Johnson participated in a motorsports cultural exchange with two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso at Bahrain International Circuit, where both drivers compared their respective race cars.


Jimmie Johnson was born on September 17,1975 in El Cajon, California, the son of Catherine Ellen "Cathy" and Gary Ernest Jimmie Johnson.


Jimmie Johnson attended Granite Hills High School, while he raced motorcycles during the weekends.


Jimmie Johnson was a varsity water polo player, diver, and swimmer, and graduated in 1993.


The number 48 is retired from all sports teams uniforms at his school and Jimmie Johnson was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.


Jimmie Johnson is married to Chandra Janway, the two having known each other since 2002.


The Jimmie Johnson Foundation was launched by Johnson and his wife, Chandra, in 2006.


In 2007, Johnson opened Jimmie Johnson's Victory Lanes in Randleman, North Carolina, which is a four-lane bowling alley for campers at Pattie and Kyle Petty's Victory Junction Gang Camp.


In 2014, Jimmie Johnson joined the Ban Bossy campaign, as a spokesperson advocating leadership in young girls.


Jimmie Johnson has won the Driver of the Year Award five times.


Jimmie Johnson is tied in first with Dale Earnhardt Sr.


Jimmie Johnson has the most consecutive NASCAR Cup Series championships with 5.


Jimmie Johnson is the all-time winningest Cup Series driver at the following tracks:.


Jimmie Johnson won a Cup Series race at every track on the 2020 schedule except at Chicagoland Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Watkins Glen International, The Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Daytona International Speedway Road Course.


Up until 2019, Jimmie Johnson was the only driver to have qualified for the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs every single year since its inception in 2004.


Jimmie Johnson holds the record for the most consecutive and total playoffs appearances, with 15.


On January 11,2022, Jimmie Johnson announced Charlotte FC's first ever MLS draft pick, and the first overall draft pick of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft, when Charlotte drafted Ben Bender out of the University of Maryland, College Park.


Jimmie Johnson appeared as a moonshine runner along with Ryan Newman in the opening scene of the 2004 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience.


Jimmie Johnson made an appearance as himself in the 2005 film Herbie: Fully Loaded, commenting on Herbie's sunroof as unusual for a stock car to have, and his car is briefly seen from Herbie's POV.


Jimmie Johnson starred in an episode of the television series Las Vegas in 2005.


In 2012, Jimmie Johnson was featured in a NASCAR segment of Top Gear along with NASCAR drivers Jeff Gordon, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Kyle Petty.


Jimmie Johnson appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show during its tenth season in 2013.


Fresh off his second Daytona 500 victory, Jimmie Johnson challenged host Ellen DeGeneres to a go-kart race.


On November 19,2013, Jimmie Johnson became the first professional athlete to co-host ESPN's flagship news show, SportsCenter.


In 2016, Jimmie Johnson appeared in Blaze and the Monster Machines with fellow NASCAR drivers Chase Elliott, Kasey Kahne and Danica Patrick.


Jimmie Johnson has appeared on the cover of several magazines, including NASCAR Illustrated; Sports Illustrated; Men's Fitness, and Success.


Jimmie Johnson makes a cameo appearance as a pilot in the music video for The Avett Brothers' "Ain't No Man", the lead single from the album True Sadness.


Jimmie Johnson's Cup ride, the No 48 Lowe's Chevrolet, is featured on the covers of NASCAR Racing 2003 Season alongside Kevin Harvick and NASCAR The Game: 2011.


Jimmie Johnson is one of the six cover drivers of NASCAR Kart Racing.


Jimmie Johnson was featured in Ally Racer, a mobile game created to honor his final season by Ally Financial.