Who Will Replace Jimmie Johnson?

Does Jeff Gordon still own the 48 car?

Gordon, along with Rick Hendrick, co-owns the No.

48 Chevrolet driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won seven Cup championships from 2006 to 2010, 2013, and in 2016.

Gordon also has an equity stake in the No..

Does Lowes still sponsor Jimmie Johnson?

Hendrick Motorsports announced earlier this year that Lowe’s would end its sponsorship of Johnson at the end of 2018. Lowe’s has been the primary sponsor of the No. 48 for Johnson’s entire Cup Series career to date. Johnson ran a partial schedule in 2001 and went full-time in the series in 2002.

Why did Lowes stop sponsoring Jimmy Johnson?

For Lowe’s, the decision is simply business. The home improvement company teamed with Hendrick and Johnson in 2001 when the driver was a nobody. Owner and company took a leap on the driver Jeff Gordon promised them was going to be a star. Gordon was right and Johnson was so good that Lowe’s couldn’t leave.

Is Ryan Newman retiring?

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has no timetable to return to racing, likely because he’s still recovering from the head injury he suffered during a horrific crash on the last lap of the 2020 Daytona 500 last month. But he said he’s eager to get back in the car “as soon as I possibly can.”

What’s Jeff Gordon’s net worth?

Celebrity Net Worth said that, due to his divorce with his ex-wife, Brooke Gordon, he had to give her $100 million in cash and assets, which includes one of their homes. As a result, Gordon’s current net worth is about $200 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

What team does Jeff Gordon own?

Hendrick MotorsportsHendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick has made no secret of Jeff Gordon one day stepping into a larger leadership role at the organization when the time comes for him to retire. Gordon, who holds an ownership stake with Hendrick Motorsports that includes the No.

Who is the oldest Nascar driver in 2020?

Morgan ShepherdMorgan Shepherd is currently the oldest NASCAR driver in the United States.

Who is replacing Jimmy Johnson?

Alex Bowman48 to replace Jimmie Johnson. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The most coveted seat in NASCAR belongs to Alex Bowman in a Hendrick Motorsports lineup shuffle to replace seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson in the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet.

What cars are owned by JR Motorsports?

As of 2020, the team fields four full-time entries in the Xfinity Series: the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro SS full-time for Michael Annett, the No. 7 Camaro full-time for Justin Allgaier, the No. 8 Camaro full-time for multiple drivers including Jeb Burton, Daniel Hemric, and Earnhardt, and the No.

Does Dei still exist in Nascar?

Dale Earnhardt Incorporated (DEI) will no longer be associated with a race team in any of the national ranks of NASCAR. … Following the 2001 death of Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500, his widow Teresa Earnhardt and and son Dale Jr. continued to run the team with some success.

Why did Dodge leave Nascar?

Unfortunately for Dodge loyalists, the analysis regarding a return to the sport showed that it would be too complex and, more importantly, too expensive. … Dodge left NASCAR on top, as they did when they dropped the Dodge Viper program from the American Le Mans Series immediately after winning a season championship.

Who is the highest paid driver in Nascar?

Kyle BuschNascar’s Highest-Paid Drivers 2020: Kyle Busch Takes The Lead With $18 Million As Salaries Stall.