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Johnson's wife give birth to daughter

Updated: July 9, 2010, 6:26 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is a father, and it won't interfere with his racing schedule.

Johnson's wife, Chandra, gave birth to a 6-pound, 14-ounce daughter Wednesday. A Johnson spokesperson said mother and baby are doing well. In a statement Thursday, Johnson said he and his wife have yet to decide on a name.

It is the reigning four-time champion's first child.

Johnson was prepared to miss a race if his wife went into labor, and with the birth of ...

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