Daytona International Speedway will host the 64th edition of the Historical Daytona 500 on Sunday and the entire NASCAR community is eager to find out who will come out victorious in the official 2022 season beginner with the Next-Gen car.
Now NASCAR has announced on WWE Friday Night SmackDown that WWE superstar Big E will be the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the “Great American Race” on Sunday. Big E will pilot the “Official” 2022 Toyota Camry DAYTONA 500 pace car and will lead the 40-car pack to the green flag of the finals.
Big E the former WWE Champion, Intercontinental Champion, and United States Champion will be a major part of WrestleMania 38 which will take place on April 2nd and 3ed. He is an active supporter of WWE’s bullying prevention program, Be STAR initiative, and other community development campaigns.
“This sport is on a different plane” NASCAR president on the new momentum as it awaits the Daytona 500
NASCAR president Steve Phelps had expressed his opinion on how sports have been growing saying there is the energy around the sports that they haven’t experienced in a while and added that the sport is on a different plane pointing towards the sell-out Daytona 500 tickets and the excitement surrounding it.
“There’s energy right now that we haven’t experienced in a while. This is the earliest (the Daytona 500) has been sold out in 50 years. Right now, this sport is on a different plane than it was before, and that feels good,” Steve Phelps said.
The 2022 season has been a good beginning for NASCAR as they were able to successfully finish the unofficial season beginner the Clash at the Callosum which had higher Tv ratings and the sold-out Daytona International Speedway gives them more hope.