The career of one of NASCAR's hottest young drivers comes to life in this compilation of insightful interviews and feature articles about Jimmie ... Show synopsis The career of one of NASCAR's hottest young drivers comes to life in this compilation of insightful interviews and feature articles about Jimmie Johnson from "Circle Track and "Stock Car Racing magazines along with photographs from the finest working NASCAR photographer, Nigel Kinrade. Complimented by a fresh story about Jimmie's early days from veteran NASCAR writer Ron Lemasters, this collection traces Jimmie's career from his early days racing motocross to his rapid ascent to one of the elite racers on the NASCAR circuit. Johnson, a native of El Cajon, California, made his first three Winston Cup starts in 2001, the season in which he scored a his first career NASCAR Busch Series victory at the inaugural Hills Brothers Coffee 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in only his fourth season in stock cars. In his second full year of competition in the Busch Series, a year in which he finished 8th overall in the final points standings, Johnson had one win, four top-5 finishes, and eight top-10 finishes. While he lost the Cup rookie-of-the-year battle to Ryan Newman in 2002, he still made NASCAR history--becoming the first rookie to lead the Cup standings. His 2003 season was a showcase for his stellar consistency, making him the driver to watch.