Jimmie Johnson on Richmond radio

Item by Chris Graham

Two-time reigning NASCAR Sprint champion Jimmie Johnson will be in Virginia on Thursday to promote the September Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway as the cohost of “The Final Round” with Wes McElroy on Sports Radio 910.

Johnson will join McElroy and a Yorktown fan, Lesley Ramey, who was the winning bidder in an auction sponsored by the Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Richmond International Raceway Cares.

The segment with Johnson will air from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday – and can be heard on 910 AM in the Richmond area and on the Internet at www.sportsradio910.com.

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