A Chance To Interview Jimmie Johnson
July 21, 2008 | 1:27 A.M. EST
Starting today (Monday, July 21), The Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Richmond International Raceway Cares are auctioning off the opportunity to pose questions to Johnson on The Final Round with McElroy on Sports Radio 910 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Proceeds from the auction will benefit both charitable foundations and the winning donation is tax deductible.
For those who would like to bid on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, please visit www.sportsradio910.com. The winner will be awarded with a seat next to Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet, where he or she will be able to ask questions. The winner also receives two tickets to the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 6. The auction closes on Monday, July 28, at 7 p.m. ET.
To listen to McElroy, Johnson and the winning bidder, please tune in to Sports Radio 910 AM (WRNL) in Richmond or log on to www.sportsradio910.com to listen to the show in streaming audio on Thursday, July 31, at 4 p.m. ET.
Johnson, the defending race champion, will be battling it out with the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers on Saturday, September 6, for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 race at America’s Premier Short Track. Tickets are on sale now and start at $80. For tickets and information, please call the ticket office at 866-455-7223 or visit www.rir.com.
About Richmond International Raceway Cares:
Richmond International Raceway Cares is dedicated to assisting charities, causes and events in the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area that focus on—but are not limited to—youth, education and recreation.
Through The NASCAR Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Richmond International Raceway Cares donates racing-related items and offers financial support to assist community outreach programs and other nonprofit charities. Working with The NASCAR Foundation, Richmond International Raceway Cares was started and is run by the Richmond International Raceway staff.
Richmond International Raceway Cares strives to help meet the needs of the local area by bettering the community through fundraising opportunities, providing donations and volunteering time and effort for local worthy causes. Richmond International Raceway and Richmond International Raceway Cares aim to improve the quality of life for the residents in and around the Greater Richmond Metropolitan community.
About The Jimmie Johnson Foundation:
The Jimmie Johnson Foundation is dedicated to assisting children, families and communities in need throughout the United States. The foundation strives to help everyone, particularly children, pursue their dreams.