Owen Wilson, voice of Lightning McQueen in Pixar’s “Cars 3,” named grand marshal for DAYTONA 500

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Actor Owen Wilson, the voice of the animated character Lightning McQueen in Disney•Pixar’s upcoming movie “Cars 3,” will on Feb. 26 serve as Grand Marshal for the 59th annual DAYTONA 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.


Wilson, who as brought Lightning McQueen to life for millions of movie-goers, will be delivering the famous “Drivers, start your engines” command and also ride in one of the Grand Marshal cars during pace laps.

The DAYTONA 500, the season-opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, will begin at 2 p.m. and you will be able to watch it on FOX.

“Cars 3” opens nationwide on June 16. You can read more information on “Cars 3” at http://disney.com/Cars3.

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