Johnson to drive No. 84 for rebranded Legacy Motor Club

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson will drive the No. 84 — the reverse of his longtime No. 48 — when the seven-time champion returns to NASCAR for next month’s Daytona 500. Johnson will drive for the rebranded race team called Legacy Motor Club. The name replaces Petty GMS, which is what the two-car Cup team was called last year when Maury Gallagher became the primary owner of Richard Petty’s organization. Johnson in November bought into the ownership group, and with two of NASCAR’s seven-time champions part of the team, the name change was fitting.

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