Jimmie Johnson will open his first year of semi-retirement by racing the Rolex 24 at Daytona as part of an Action Express Racing lineup revealed Friday that should be among the best in the field. The seven-time NASCAR champion will be paired with Simon Pagenaud, Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Rockenfeller in the marquee IMSA sports car event considered the unofficial opener of the racing season. The 24-hour endurance race at Daytona International Speedway draws drivers from all over the world in a quest to collect the Rolex watches awarded to the winners.
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will be racing the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a Cadillac for the Action Express team.
Now a part of Hendrick Motorsports, crew chief Rudy Fugle has hit the ground running in preparing to work with William Byron in 2021.