What’s Happening?

Jimmie Johnson has started filling his 2024 racing schedule. At the Phoenix test, Legacy Motor Club announced that Johnson will compete with Advent Health sponsorship in at least three races, and, they later announced that Dollar Tree and Family Dollar sponsoring even more. Carvana announced they would sponsor additional races as well. Here are all of the races Jimmie Johnson will race and may race in 2024.

You Need to Know:

  • Bob Pockrass reports that Johnson is estimated to compete in “8-10 races” in 2024. This would be a major step up from only three races in 2023.
  • Jimmie Johnson failed to finish any of his 2023 starts. He crashed out in the Daytona 500, COTA, and the Coca-Cola 600. He intended to compete in the Chicago Street Race, but he had to withdraw following a family tragedy.
  • Many fans are excited to see Johnson race again in 2024. However, others are not as enthusiastic given his subpar results in 2023.

Confirmed Starts

February 18th: Daytona 500

Carvana will sponsor Jimmie Johnson’s attempt at the Daytona 500. He attempted the race in 2023, and he even scored stage points before crashing late. He’s won the race twice before in 2006 and 2013.

April 14th: AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 at Texas Motor Speedway

Texas Motor Speedway is one of Jimmie Johnson’s best race tracks. He has 7 career Cup Series wins there, and he won the fall race at the track en route to his Championships in 2007 and 2013. In IndyCar, Texas was where Johnson recorded his first career top-10 finish in the spring of 2022.

April 28th: Würth 400 at Dover Motor Speedway

It’s hard to find a driver with more of a hold on a track than Jimmie Johnson had on Dover throughout his full-time racing career. He won 11 times at the track including sweeping both races there in his rookie season. He also got his final career win there in June of 2017.

May 5th: AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway

Kansas is, comparatively, not Johnson’s most successful track, but, he does have three career wins here. This race was sponsored in 2023 by Johnson’s 2024 sponsor, AdventHealth, so, that is why he is in this race. His wins at Kansas came in the fall of 2008, fall of 2011, and the spring of 2015.

May 26th: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Charlotte Motor Speedway is historically one of Jimmie Johnson’s best race tracks. He has won 8 times including 3 Coca-Cola 600s in a row from 2003-2005. Unfortunately, 2023 was not his best effort as Johnson finished last after crashing twice

July 21st: Brickyard 400

Jimmie Johnson will return to the Brickyard in 2024 with Carvana sponsorship. Johnson is one of only two NASCAR drivers to have won four Brickyard 400s. He won the race in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2012. His mentor, Jeff Gordon, is the only other driver to accomplish the feat.

September 29th: Hollywood Casino 400

Jimmie Johnson will return to Kansas Speedway in the fall with sponsorship from Dollar Tree/Family Dollar. Legacy Motor Club recorded a top-5 with Erik Jones finishing 3rd in the fall at Kansas.

October 20th: South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson is a four-time winner at Las Vegas including three in a row between 2005 and 2007. However, his final win at the track came back in 2010, but he still had a respectable average finish of 12.7 there after his last win.

November 10th: Season Finale at Phoenix

Jimmie Johnson will return to Phoenix Raceway in the driver’s seat for the season finale on November 10th. While many think of Phoenix as Kevin Harvick’s playground, Johnson had a dominant stretch there as well with 10 consecutive top-5s between 2006 and 2011. He won the fall race three years in a row, 2007, 2008, and 2009, all critical wins on his Championship runs.

Races to Watch

July 7th: Chicago Street Race

Jimmie Johnson was supposed to race on the Streets of Chicago in 2023, but, he withdrew following the tragic deaths of his father-in-law, Jack Janway, mother-in-law, Terry Janway, and nephew, Dalton Janway. Since he could not race in 2023, this is one to watch for in 2024. There has been no official report on him entering this race yet.

This article will be updated as Johnson announces more races.