Peyton Manning is headed to the monitor.
Daytona Worldwide Speedway on Tuesday introduced that the previous NFL quarterback and future Professional Football Corridor of Famer will drive the pace car within the laps simply earlier than the beginning of Sunday’s Daytona 500.
JUST ANNOUNCED! Peyton Manning would be the Honorary Pace Car driver for the 2018 #DAYTONA500!
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— Daytona Worldwide Speedway (@DISupdates) February thirteen, 2018
“Serving because the honorary pace-car driver can be a very distinctive and thrilling expertise,” Manning stated in a news launch.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will function the grand marshal and ship the command, and actress Charlize Theron will wave the inexperienced flag.
Alex Bowman, who changed Earnhardt in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, and Denny Hamlin are slated to begin within the entrance row.