Nerve-Wrecking Personal Tragedy Forces Jimmie Johnson to Bow Out of Chicago Street Race

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Legacy Motor Club owner Jimmie Johnson was all set to take part in the Chicago Street Race on the 1st and 2nd of July. However, a tragic incident forced Johnson to pull out of the race. 

As per recent reports, Johnson Johnson’s wife Chandra’s family suffered multiple tragic deaths, as LMC also released a statement. 

The Chicago Street Race

On the 1st and 2nd of July NASCAR will return to Chicago, as the much-anticipated Chicago Street Race will take place. NASCAR spent plenty of money on this race, as they made a 3-race deal with them last year. Unfortunately, they won’t have the 7-time Cup Series champion, Jimmie Johnson in the race, who drives part-time in the Cup Series for LMC. 

The tragedy that forced Johnson out of the race

As per reports, the parents of Johnson’s wife Chandra, Jack Janway, and Terry Janway, and her 11-year-old nephew, Dalton Janway were found dead in their house in Oklahoma. As per police reports, it was a case of murder-suicide, and investigations are still going on. 

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LMC released a statement

Legacy Motors Club took to Twitter and announced, “LEGACY MOTOR CLUB has elected to withdraw the No. 84 Carvana Chevrolet from this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series event in Chicago. The Johnson family has asked for privacy at this time and no further statements will be made.”

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