Charlotte, N.C. (May 1, 2007) – The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced the May #1 Fan Experience on the Jimmie Johnson Foundation eBay Giving Works site today. The foundation will give fans the opportunity to bid on the ultimate Father’s Day gift, a personalized die cast for your Dad. There are seven 2004 1:24 scale #48 Lowe’s/Father’s Day Chevrolet Monte Carlo die cast replicas that will be autographed and personalized by Jimmie Johnson. The die cast is complete with a Happy Father’s Day greeting on the hood. This is a fantastic gift for any Jimmie Johnson fan. The first chance to bid begins May 1st. The seven die cast will be posted separately in a series of five day auctions. The final die cast will be posted on May 13th and will close on May 18th. For more information or to place your bid, visit www.ebay.com/jimmiejohnsonfoundation.
About the Jimmie Johnson Foundation
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson created the Jimmie Johnson Foundation in February 2006. Jimmie Johnson drives the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet in NASCAR’s top series, the Nextel Cup. He is the current NASCAR® Nextel Cup® Champion. The mission of the foundation is to assist children, families, and communities in need throughout the United States. For more information on the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, please visit www.jimmiejohnsonfoundation.org.
About the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Online Charity Auction
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson launched the online charity auction site in conjunction with the creation of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation in February 2006. The site has raised more than $100,000 for the foundation. Past items have included a meet and greet with Jimmie Johnson, an autographed Jimmie Johnson helmet, lunch and a tour of the 24/48 shop with crew chief Chad Knaus, and a meet and greet with Major League Baseball player Marcus Giles. To bid on unique memorabilia, visitwww.ebay.com/jimmiejohnsonfoundation.
For additional information, contact:
Mary Barr, Jimmie Johnson Foundation, 704.453.2897, send an email