“I am grateful for 18 incredible years of NASCAR racing. Sport was good for me. He allowed me to do something I really love, ”Johnson said.
"I look forward to next season and celebrate my last year as a full-time NASCAR Cup rider. I know what this team can do, and I hope 2020 will be one of the best so far."
Johnson won the first five championships from 2006 to 2010, then added two more titles in 2013 and 2016 Ten years of success sent him at speed by breaking the record of Cale Yarborough, who won three direct titles from 1976 to 1978, according to NASCAR,
44-year-old seven NASCAR Cup Series titles connect him most of the time with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty.
"I showed he was chasing a dream and achieved more than I ever thought was possible," Johnson said.