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Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, 2007. Copyright, Kim Phillips, 2021. Used under creative commons licence.

Jimmie Johnson, 2007. Copyright, Kim Phillips, 2021. Used under creative commons licence.

Jimmie Johnson, 2017. Copyright, Zach Catanzareti, 2021. Used under creative commons licence.

Jimmie Johnson, 2017. Copyright, Zach Catanzareti, 2021. Used under creative commons licence.

Born:

17 Sep 1975
El Cajon, California

Nationality:

United States

CART/IRL years:

INDYCAR (2021- )

Multiple title winner in NASCAR, with over eighty wins and 375 top then finishes over 675 races in a 20 year career, Johnson fulfilled a long-held ambition to move into Indycar in 2021. Jimmie was a motorcyclist and off-roader in his youth, but also raced trucks and in ARCA for a time before his NASCAR debut. Johnson also competed in water polo as a teenager and still competes in triathlons. He also founded and runs a charitable foundation in his name that supports children and families in need.

Biography last updated 16 Nov 2020