EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson is taking a break from his chase for a fifth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championship to visit a middle school in his hometown.
Johnson dazzled several hundred students at Emerald STEM Magnet Middle School when he pulled up in a replica of his No. 48 car. The school received a $100,000 grant from Johnson's foundation for computers and other equipment for its automation and robotics lab. Johnson says he likes to visit schools to see how the grant money is spent.
Fittingly, several eighth graders showed Johnson computer-controlled cars they've built thanks to his donation.
Johnson holds a golf tournament in the San Diego area each year, with the proceeds going to local causes.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

Advertisement

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 400 Picks Which driver will take home the Ford EcoBoost 400 title today and also the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship?
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series concludes its season later today with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 300. Which driver...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series caps off its season and kicks off the tracing weekend with the Ford EcoBoost 200 tonight. Here are some drivers we like to contend for...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 300 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series concludes its season on Saturday afternoon with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 300. Here...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 400 Odds The final race for the Sprint Cup Championship takes place on Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
More inNASCAR Articles  
Advertisement
Advertisement