One of the most accomplished race car drivers in NASCAR history has decided to hang up his helmet and retire.
On Monday, seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson made the announcement that he would be retiring from full-time racing. Johnson is a veteran of the sport
He intends to prioritise increasing the amount of time he spends with his loved ones.
An exclusive interview with Johnson was granted to the Associated Press, during which he said I've got a blank sheet of paper and we can now see what possibilities exist and start building a calendar.
Fans of NASCAR are sending their well wishes to Johnson as he moves on to the next phase of his life.
Since Johnson is officially retired, it is anticipated that he will only compete in a few of races per year.