Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 team at New Hampshire
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, began Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway from the second position. Unfortunately for the No. 48 team, Johnson's run was cut short when he experienced an early tire issue that sidelined him for the remainder of the race. He was scored 42nd at the 1.058-mile track.