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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson named Daytona 500 grand marshal

During the NFC Championship game between the Detroit Lions and the San Francisco 49ers, the FOX Sports broadcast team announced a bit of NASCAR news regarding the grand marshal for stock car racing’s season-opening event. FOX, which will also air the 66th running of the Daytona 500 on 18 February, announced that Dwayne “The Rock”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson named Daytona 500 grand marshal

Throughout the NFC Championship sport between the Detroit Lions and the San Francisco 49ers, the FOX Sports activities broadcast group introduced a little bit of NASCAR information concerning the grand marshal for inventory automobile racing’s season-opening occasion.

FOX, which may also air the 66th working of the Daytona 500 on 18 February, introduced that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will give the command to begin engines for the sector of 40 racers. With the 4 most well-known phrases in motorsports, the 51-year-old actor and skilled wrestler will get the automobiles rolling for NASCAR’s crown jewel occasion.

He as soon as served because the grand marshal for the NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Texas Motor Speedway in April, 2004, which was gained by Elliott Sadler.

It was lately revealed that Grammy-award winner and Trackhouse Racing co-owner Pitbull will carry out the pre-race live performance for the race.

The Daytona 500 formally kicks off the 2024 NASCAR Cup season with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. returning because the defending winner. However first, 36 Cup Sequence drivers and groups will head to Los Angeles for the third version of the L.A. Conflict exhibition race on the L.A. Memorial Coliseum.

In 2023, the command to begin engines for the Daytona 500 was given by a number of legends of the game in celebration of NASCAR’s seventy fifth 12 months. They had been Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano [who all competed in the race], in addition to Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Allison, Invoice Elliott, Dale Jarrett and Kurt Busch.

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