Loudon: Jimmie Johnson preview

New Hampshire Motor Speedway * Johnson has made 14 Sprint Cup Series starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where he has collected two wins, four top-five and nine top-10 finishes. * Johnson's last victory at the 1.058-mile track came in...

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

* Johnson has made 14 Sprint Cup Series starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where he has collected two wins, four top-five and nine top-10 finishes.

* Johnson's last victory at the 1.058-mile track came in 2003, when he won both the fall and spring events.

* The three-time Champion has completed 98.4% (4032 of 4099) of competition laps in New Hampshire and has led 181.

* Johnson has an average start and finish of 8.9 and 9.9

Chassis

* Brand new chassis No. 543 will be the primary car for Sunday's Sprint Cup event.

* Johnson piloted backup chassis No. 442 to a seventh-place finish at Watkins Glen last August.

JIMMIE JOHNSON:

IS LOUDON LIKE A BIG MARTINSVILLE? "Yeah, it is. We've been pretty competitive up there the last few years, so I'm excited about the race. It's fun because it's such a short distance race and you really run every lap as hard as you can and fight hard for position. So it's going to be a good race for us. I've been close to winning there the last couple of times, so hopefully we can."

Primary Car -- Chassis No. 540
Backup Car -- Chassis No. 461

-credit: hm

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmie Johnson