NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson becomes first time father
Friday, July 9, 2010
NASCAR driver and his wife Chandra Johnson welcomed their first child Wednesday. The child was born at 1:44 p.m. (1744 ) in , North Carolina, and was a female. She weighed six pounds and fourteen ounces, and she was 19.5 inches long. However, they have yet to name the child.
Since the child was born on Wednesday, Jimmie Johnson will be able to race atSaturday. Jimmie Johnson, his , and his had prepared as a substitute driver, in case Johnson had to leave during a race because of birth.
The Johnsons were not the only family in NASCAR to expect the birth of a child. Some others include Jeff Gordon., , and Johnson's teammate
- Press release. "Johnsons welcome baby girl" — , July 8, 2010
- The Associated Press. "Johnson, wife Chandra welcome baby daughter" — , July 7, 2010