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TIMELINE: El Cajon native and famed NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson through the years

Posted at 2:14 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 17:46:34-05

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) -- This week, 10News is celebrating Life in El Cajon.

El Cajon native Jimmie Johnson started racing when he was only five.

In the early 2000s, Johnson became a name worth noting for anyone keeping a close eye on NASCAR.

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By 2016, he was a NASCAR legend, joining the ranks of Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty.

Check out the timeline below to see what the famed race car driver has accomplished: