On Wednesday, President Obama hosted NASCAR drivers at a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. Here, the president poses with 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson.
President Obama addresses the crowd.
The president applauds driver Jimmie Johnson.
Three-time NASCAR champion Darrell Waltrip (left) and seven-time champion Richard Petty (right) listen to the president on the South Lawn.
The president welcomes NASCAR drivers to the White House.
Obama with Jimmie Johnson.
President Obama looks under the hood of Jimmie Johnson's championship car.
White House photo / Chuck Kennedy