Daytona Worldwide Speedway has named international music star and new NASCAR staff co-owner Pitbull as Grand Marshal for the Feb. 14 Daytona 500.
As a part of his function, the Grammy award winner will give the command for the 40-car subject to begin engines forward of “The Nice American Race.”
“We’re honored to have somebody as achieved and revered as Pitbull be part of the 63rd working of the Daytona 500,” monitor president Chip Wile mentioned in a press release.
“He isn’t just a world famend artist, Pitbull has made his mark as a philanthropist and businessman, most not too long ago asserting he has joined the NASCAR ranks as a co-owner with Justin Marks at Trackhouse Racing with driver Daniel Suárez.
“We’re proud to welcome Pitbull to our nice sport and I can’t wait to listen to him ship probably the most well-known phrases in motorsports forward of the Nice American Race.”
It’s an honor to be named the Grand Marshal for the 63rd DAYTONA 500. It’s thrilling to combine tradition, music and sports activities. Unity at its best. So let’s prepare to begin engines, Dale! @NASCAR https://t.co/zmphbAdhK4
— Pitbull (@pitbull) February 1, 2021