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Johnson, wife expecting second child

April 09, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com

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Driver makes announcement on Twitter

MORE: Johnson wins for eighth time at Martinsville


Five-Time is about to become a father for the second time.

Jimmie Johnson announced via Twitter on Tuesday morning that he and his wife Chandra are expecting a second daughter. The Johnsons have one daughter, Genevieve, who will turn 3 in July.

"We are so happy to share the news that we're having another baby in September," the five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion wrote in a post. "Genevieve is so excited to be a big sister!"

Johnson announced the family's news two days after winning the STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway, his eighth career victory at the track.

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