The 106th Indianapolis 500 airs Sunday, Might 29 on NBC.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Blake Shelton, nation music famous person and coach on NBC’s “The Voice,” will function grand marshal of the 106th Indianapolis 500 introduced by Gainbridge on Sunday, Might 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Shelton will give the standard command for drivers to report back to their vehicles in the course of the official pre-race ceremonies.
“Blake is a rustic music powerhouse and good pal of motorsports followers in every single place,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles mentioned. “For each spectators on the monitor and everybody watching on NBC, his profitable vitality will likely be an ideal match for the depth of ‘The Best Spectacle of Racing.'”
Shelton will likely be a visitor of driver Jimmie Johnson, who he collaborated with on the design Johnson will use on his helmet.
Shelton is an eight-time champion as a coach on “The Voice,” most just lately along with his contestant Cam Anthony.
Shelton is the second celeb announcement made for the race this week. Miles Teller, who stars within the highly-anticipated “High Gun” sequel, will function the honorary starter for the 106th Operating of the Indianapolis 500 introduced by Gainbridge.
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The “Whiplash” and “Divergent” actor will wave the inexperienced flag to indicate the beginning of the race.
Teller stars as Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, son of the beloved “Goose,” in “High Gun: Maverick,” which opens in theaters nationwide Friday, Might 27. He may also be seen in restricted collection “The Supply” on Paramount+, which is in regards to the making of “The Godfather” movies.
“The Voice” winner and South Bend residents Lady Named Tom will carry out “America the Stunning,” whereas “Hamilton” and “Pricey Evan Hansen” Broadway actor Jordan Fisher will sing the nationwide anthem forward of the Best Spectacle in Racing.
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