CONCORD, N.C. – Wednesday afternoon, Jimmie Johnson announced on social media that he will compete in his 19th and final full-time NASCAR Cup Series season in 2020.
Today at 4 p.m. ET, he will discuss his decision in a press conference during which he will be joined by Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick.
While we wait to hear more from the seven-time champion this afternoon, check out how the rest of the NASCAR world reacted to the announcement here. And take a look at Johnson’s career so far by the numbers.