NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson To Visit Moore

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Five-Time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will visit tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Thursday to help distribute supplies to victims of the May 19-20 tornados.

Johnson will be accompanied by his wife, Chani, a native of Muskogee. The visit is in conjunction with Johnson's sponsor, Lowe's, and the Feed the Children initiative.

Johnson said Monday he hopes University of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops and other Sooners join him.

Johnson also says he'll donate his winnings from Sunday's race at Dover to tornado recovery efforts.

The Jimmie Johnson Foundation each year also donates to school projects in Oklahoma, along with California and Charlotte, where he currently lives.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 209243591 - witn.com/a?a=209243591
Gray Television, Inc.