TIMELINE: El Cajon native and famed NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson through the years
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AVONDALE, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 09: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Ally Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway on November 09, 2019 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Posted at 2:14 PM, Jan 16, 2020
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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.