NASCAR driver Tony Stewart arrives for a South Portico event at the White House August 2009 in Washington, DC. Obama hosted 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and other drivers to honor their accomplishment in the chase.
Joe Weatherly began the 1963 season campaigning Pontiacs, until GM cut back their participation in racing. Car owner Bud Moore switched to Mercury products by mid-season. Photo Credit: ISC Archives via Getty Images
Tony Stewart Photos Photos: 2011 NASCAR Champions Portraits