Please Note: This item will ship in August 2019. Subject to change.
On October 7, 2001, future seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson made his first start in the top series of
Driving the No. 48 Lowe’s/Power of Pride Chevrolet for team owner Rick Hendrick, Johnson started 15th in
the UAW-GM Quality 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race was just the first step in what would become
an unparalleled career in motorsports.
Now, for the first time, the official die-cast that replicates Johnson’s “First Start” car is available to fans as
part of the NASCAR® Classics line from Lionel Racing. Built with rolling Goodyear tires and an authentic
livery, this die-cast celebrates an important moment in the life of this future Hall of Fame driver.
Each 1:24-scale model is issued in a limited edition, and features an opening hood and trunk. Each 1:64-scale
car will be built with a hardtop body.
Don’t miss the chance to add this milestone die-cast to your collection. Order now!
Each ARC Collectable 1:24-scale hood open collectible die-cast includes manufacturer-specific engine detail, die-cast body, plastic chassis and detailed interior. Each collectible die-cast also features a DIN (Diecast Identification Number) for registration.
1:24-Scale Action Racing Collectables Features
Fully die-cast body
Opening roof flaps
Poseable wheels (not linked to steering mechanism
Manufacturer-specific engine detail
Manufacturer-specific body contour
Driver side window net
Painted chassis details
Die-Cast Identification Number (DIN) visible through rear window
Packaged in ARC and driver-branded fully decorated window box
Officially licensed by NASCAR