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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to lead Indianapolis 500 field to green as honorary pace car driver

NASCAR driver turned NBC Sports broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the Corvette Grand Sport pace car to start the 103rd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Earnhardt will be pulling double duty in Indianapolis, as he'll also be a part of NBC's live broadcast of the race. “I was already excited to attend my first Indianapolis 500 with NBC Sports, but driving the pace car just takes it to another level,” Earnhardt said. “The Corvette Grand Sport is an awesome car, and it’s an honor to be asked to lead the field to the green flag. I’m proud to be a part of such a prestigious event at a place that means so much to racing...
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