Hendrick Motorsports Teammates Honoring Jimmie Johnson At Phoenix With Yellow Numbers
Story By: AMY STOCK / HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS – CONCORD, NC – Jimmie Johnson’s Hendrick Motorsports teammates all will have special adjustments to their paint schemes for Sunday’s Championship 4 race at Phoenix Raceway.
Chase Elliott, William Byron and Alex Bowman all will have yellow numbers adorning their Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LEs for Johnson’s final race as a full-time Cup Series driver. The yellow numbers pays tribute to the seven-time Cup Series champion, who always has sported a yellow No. 48 on his Chevy.
Johnson has spent 19 years competing in the highest level of racing, winning seven championships and 83 points-paying races. The 45-year-old driver’s seven titles are tied for most in the Cup Series with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.
Take a look below at the yellow numbers on the Nos. 9, 24 and 88 Camaros that will hit the track at Phoenix. Johnson’s last race will start Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.