Johnson to appear at Phoenix's Roll-Bar Club

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2016 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson has officially been added to Phoenix Raceway's Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club star-studded lineup for a moderated question and answer session before the Camping World 500 on Sunday, March 19.

Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, is the reigning series Champion after a worst-to-first performance at last year's finale race. After securing pole position in the 2015 Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, he currently holds the track record for qualifying with the fastest speed at 143.158 MPH. At Phoenix Raceway, Johnson has earned a total of four victories on his way to three of his NASCAR championship titles in 2007-2009, including a season-sweep of both NASCAR races in 2008.

The seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion recently took Governor Doug Ducey on a ride along in the No. 48 on Thursday, Feb. 16. The ride around the State Capitol in Downtown Phoenix ended with a ceremonial burnout followed by a proclamation from the Governor to celebrate "Jimmie Johnson Day" throughout the State of Arizona.

Additional drivers appearing at the Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club will be announced leading up to the race. The Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club, located on the west side of the track behind the Bobby Allison Grandstands, features the best in live entertainment each day throughout the entire Camping World 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend at Phoenix Raceway, as well as appearances by some of NASCAR's top personalities.

Single-day tickets to the Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club are available for $169 on Sunday, March 19. The additional purchase of a grandstand ticket is still required for track admission. The experience at the Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club includes the following amenities: El Sol Pre-Race Pit Access (On the day the pass is valid; Does not provide access to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage), NASCAR driver and personality appearances, catered meals and drink vouchers, commemorative souvenir, preferred parking pass, gaming area including air hockey and corn hole bean bag toss and closed circuit race coverage.

Tickets to all events throughout Camping World 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend at Phoenix Raceway are available online at PhoenixRaceway.com, by phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223) or in person at the Phoenix Raceway ticket office.

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