NASCAR & Auto Racing

Johnson also a client of tax attorney indicted with Helio Castroneves

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Sprint Cup Series points leader Jimmie Johnson called "certainly shocking" the indictment Thursday of his attorney, Alan Miller, on three counts of tax evasion in connection with the indictment of IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves, another of Miller's clients.

"Alan has been my attorney since I was 15 years old. He's been a great friend and has helped me with a lot of different things," Johnson said.

"As of now, everything is the same. I'm learning a lot as time goes on here and there is still a lot to be investigated and covered moving forward."

Miller was arraigned Friday in federal court in Miami. He did not enter a plea, but was released on $250,000 bail.

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