Jimmie Johnson spent some time recently discussing all aspects of his life and racing, and here's one of the most fascinating elements, the story of the crashes in the Baja 1000 and at Watkins Glen that changed his life:
Over the course of the full interview, Johnson discusses everything from his relationship/rivalry with Jeff Gordon to the fact that he gets carsick if he's riding in a car and not driving.
Full interview below, along with video of that Watkins Glen crash referenced in the video above. It's rugged stuff.
The complete Jimmie Johnson interview:
And here's that Watkins Glen crash. Still amazing that Johnson walked away from this one: