BREAKING NEWS About NASCAR’s FAVORITE Driver- Please Send Your Prayers

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Jimmie Johnson won his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list.

But Johnson didn’t celebrate the victory how he usually does- drinking beers and champagne with the crew and friends.

That’s because Johnson had a Monday morning appointment in New York to have a form of skin cancer cut out of his right shoulder.

Johnson shocked the auto racing community Monday when he tweeted that he was on a table having a procedure to remove a basal-cell carcinoma, a common and slow-growing form of skin cancer Fox News reported. Growing up in Southern California, Johnson was always outdoors when he wasn’t out racing motorcycles.

“I could vividly remember a lot of sunburns,” Johnson said. “That sun exposure on a mole, there’s just consequences.”

Johnson has a warning for kids- “Wear sunblock kids. I’ve spent the morning on a table having Basal Cell Carcinoma cut out of my shoulder.”

In his first public comments about the cancer scare, Johnson told The Associated Press on Friday he was diagnosed in January. Johnson’s physician told the seven-time NASCAR champion during an annual checkup he had “a mole that was kind of changing shape.” A biopsy confirmed he had skin cancer, but it had not spread and it was not a more severe cancer such as melanoma.

“Carcinoma doesn’t spread. It doesn’t go to the glands,” Johnson said ahead of this weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway. “They just have to dig it out and you’re good to go. Once I understood that, my reaction to the ‘C’ word calmed down.”

Johnson says he’s looking forward getting back to racing!

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