Hendrick Motorsports announced the long-time pairing of seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knauss end after 17 years. Knauss will move over to the #24 car with driver Williams Byron. Kevin Meedering will take over for Johnson’s #48 car. Johnson has not won a race in 17 months and was eliminated in the first round of the Cup Series playoffs.
The drivers hit Talladega Superspeedway Sunday. Hear the race on WBUT and at wbut.com beginning at 1pm.