Jul
13

Throw it back!

Racing

When Jimmie Johnson won the 2010 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the prize took him by surprise. On this occasion, instead of holding up five fingers for his fifth win of the year, he held up a 20 pound live rock lobster! Image title

When asked what he wanted to do with the lobster, Jimmie exclaimed “Throw it back!” He had posed for pictures and that was enough, so he figured send the old guy back home. Well, apparently that ship had already sailed and the creature was living his last days. So Jimmie did the logical thing and had it mounted on a large plaque which now hangs in his offices, watching over everyone’s moves.
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Will JJ catch another lobster this weekend? Tune in to the New Hampshire 301 this Sunday at 1:30 PM ET on NBCSN for some ‘Magic Mile’ action from Loudon.