Fast Facts About NASCAR Icon Jimmie Johnson

Athletes | 12/12/19

He Has Experience Racing All Kinds Of Vehicles

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While he is best known for racing stock cars, Jimmie Johnson has sped along in a number of different vehicles. Johnson began racing motorcycles at the age of 4 and won his first 60cc class championship at the age of 7.

Johnson spent the rest of his childhood racing in things like buggies and trophy trucks. He began racing in the NASCAR Busch Series in 1998 and later captured the ASA Pat Schauer Memorial Rookie title.