Jimmie Johnson posted the second quickest 10-lap average behind rookie Erik Jones in Saturday morning’s practice session with a lap of 182.874 mph.
After rolling out a backup due to a practice one crash, Jimmie Johnson was unable to post a qualification lap and will start in the back of the pack.
Jimmie Johnson spun late in the first practice session for the Auto Club 400. He appeared to damage the nose and splitter significantly and will go to a backup. Johnson spun off of turn four during his mock qualification run.
Jimmie Johnson finished ninth in the Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, which was his first top-10 of the season.
Jimmie Johnson has gotten off to a slow start in 2017 and if his recent Phoenix International Raceway record is an indication, he might have to wait another week to score his first top-10.
Jimmie Johnson has four previous victories at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the most recent of these coming in the 2010 Shelby American.
Jimmie Johnson was one of the notable drivers who failed to advance to the third and final round of qualification for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson was clipped by David Ragan while they were racing for a top-five position and his No. 48 got pinched into Ryan Blaney.
Jimmie Johnson has shown quite a bit of strength in the past four years at Daytona International Speedway with two wins and five top-fives, but his other three efforts tell a much different story.
Jimmie Johnson has one win in The Clash at Daytona. The lone victory in the non-points event came at the start of the 2005 season when the race format was reserved for pole position winners who qualified from the previous season.
Jimmie Johnson has an average finish of 7.2 in the last six races at Texas Motor Speedway, which is the second-best mark on that track among fulltime active drivers with more than two starts.
NASCAR has implemented a new, and much stricter, damaged vehicle policy for all three of major series that could result in fewer cars returning to the track.
With a 9.83, Jimmie Johnson has the second-best average finish at Bristol Motor Speedway during the past three years.
If NASCAR had awarded segment points in 2016 at the one-quarter and halfway marks, Jimmie Johnson would have earned the fifth-most of 287.