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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the Pace Car at the 103rd Indianapolis 500

Posted: 12:07 PM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 12:52:43-04
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INDIANAPOLIS — Racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving the Pace Car for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway made the announcement Friday.

“I’m proud to be a part of such a prestigious event at a place that means so much to racing history," Earhardt said. "This will be an experience that I’ll cherish forever.”

Retweet to welcome @DaleJr as the Pace Car Driver for next Sunday's #Indy500 !

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— Indianapolis Motor Speedway (@IMS) May 17, 2019