Jimmie Johnson, wife expecting another child

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands with his wife Chandra Janway and daughter Genevieve Marie in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands with his wife Chandra Janway and daughter Genevieve Marie in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 24: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, stands with his wife Chandra Janway and daughter Genevieve Marie in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Five time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and his wife Chandra will add another member to their growing family revealing that his wife is expecting another child. Johnson made the announcement Tuesday morning on his Facebook page.

“We are happy to share news that we’re having another baby in September. Genevieve is so excited to be a big sister!” he posted.

Johnson and his wife Chandra were married in 2004. Their daughter Genevieve was born on July 7 2010. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has 62 wins and five NASCAR Sprint Cup titles. He is the series’ most recent winner having won the STP 500 last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Johnson celebrated his most recent win with his wife and daughter in Victory Lane at Martinsville. He also won the season opening Daytona 500, his second Daytona 500 victory. Johnson is currently the Sprint Cup point’s leader; he finished third in the points behind five wins last season.

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