THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                       August 14, 2009
RESCHEDULED: PRESIDENT OBAMA TO HONOR NASCAR CHAMPION AT THE WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, August 19, President Obama will welcome current and former NASCAR champions to the White House to honor the 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson. Also appearing at this event will be former NASCAR champions, other drivers from the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup, as well as Jimmie Johnson’s #48 Chevy. This event was originally scheduled for August 3.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 4:30 PM
South Portico
Open Press (Pre-set 3:30 PM – Final Gather 4:00 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
Media Coverage: Media wishing to cover this event must contact media_affairs@who.eop.gov before 10 am Wednesday, August 19. The event is open press, but space is limited and not all credentialing requests can be honored. Press that do not have a White House hard pass must also submit their full name, date of birth and Social Security number with their RSVP.

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