Second Child on the Way for Jimmie Johnson

04/09/2013 at 03:00 PM ET

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Start your engines — Jimmie Johnson is expanding his family.

“We are so happy to share news that we’re having another baby in September,” the NASCAR champ, 37, announced on Twitter Tuesday. “Genevieve is so excited to be a big sister!”

Johnson and wife Chandra already have their hands full with their 2½-year-old daughter, who is a girly-girl — although she knows what Daddy does, as well.

“She is all girl … and I mean everything,” he said recently.”Down to her plate and her fork — it is all princesses [and] Cinderella. She watches racing and always asks, ‘Daddy’s race?’ [though]!”

— Sarah Michaud

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Leslie on

Big fan of Jimmie’s…congratulations !!!!!

B on

Jimmie is soooo hot!!!

Ella on

Such a BIG fan of Jimmie’s, and I’m happy to hear of the upcoming arrival of baby number two! Congrats to the happy couple, and may the three of them remain blessed. 🙂

48racefan on

LOVE JIMMIE!! Congrats to him and his family.

rebecca on

Jimmie is one handsome man!! Congrats to him and his family on the new baby!

aleshamom4 on

I had this feeling, this premonition, during the race on Sunday, 100% the honest truth, wow, how surreal, YEAH..CONGRATS, A BLESSING INDEED!!!!

Marky on

Love Nascar! Hooray for Jimmy and Chandra, and Genevieve, too!

antskip2 on

I love him and his beautiful family!