Jimmie Johnson is one of the most accomplished professional athletes of his era. The only race car driver in history to be named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year, he is a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, sharing the all-time record with stock car racing icons Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. He is the author of one of the greatest championship runs ever seen in sports and continues to break new ground with his accomplishments both on and off the track.
In 2019, Kevin Meendering returns to Hendrick Motorsports to step into the role of crew chief for the No. 48 team and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. Most recently, Meendering served as a crew chief at JR Motorsports, where he accumulated three wins, two poles, 39 top-five finishes, 77 top-10s from 2016-18.