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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
September 01, 2011
President Obama to Honor NASCAR Champion at the White House
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, September 7, President Obama will welcome Jimmie Johnson and other 2010 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to the White House to honor Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. The President will also recognize the efforts by Jimmie Johnson and NASCAR to give back to their community as part of their visit, continuing the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring athletes and sports teams for their efforts on and off the field.