President Donald Trump to be grand marshal at 2020 Daytona 500

Feb. 14 (UPI) — President Donald Trump will be the grand marshal at the 2020 Daytona 500, saying “Gentlemen, start your engines” before the race Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

A White House spokesman said Thursday that Trump planned to attend the race before the move was confirmed by Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile. A NASCAR spokesman said Friday Trump will be the grand marshal and deliver the starting command for the event.

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