Thursday, April 12, 2012

Pres. Obama to honor NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) extends his hand for hand shakes with NASCAR drivers (L-R) Jeff Burton, Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch, and Clint Bowyer during an East Room event September 7, 2011 at the White House in Washington, DC. Obama hosted the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson to honor his win. Johnson is the only driver in the NASCAR history to win in five consecutive years.
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Three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will be honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday, April 17.

The event also will include NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and each member of the 2011 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field: Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch.

This event will be livestreamed at