Gerard Butler Named Grand Marshal For The 58th Annual DAYTONA 500
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 February 2016 17:05
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Gerard Butler joins a long list of actors who have previously served as DAYTONA 500 Grand Marshals including Vince Vaughn, JamesFranco, Chris Evans, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Nicolas Cage, and Matthew McConaughey.
As Grand Marshal, Butler will deliver the most famous words in motorsports, “Drivers, start your engines.” Along with the command, Butler will take part in other pre-race ceremonies including riding in one of the Grand Marshal cars during the pace laps prior to the green flag of the 200-lap, 500-mile race and attend the drivers meeting. You can watch/listen to it on TV – FOX, FOX Deportes; Radio – MRN Radio or SiriusXM
In Gramercy Pictures’ LONDON HAS FALLEN, the non-stop suspenseful sequel to OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, Butler returns as Secret Service agent Mike Banning, alongside Aaron Eckhart as U.S. President Benjamin Asher, Angela Bassett as Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs, and Morgan Freeman as Allan Trumbull, now the Vice President.