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.”
— Indianapolis Motor Speedway (@IMS) May 17, 2019
This is one awesome invitation and an incredibly unique honor. I have great respect for the history of the speedway and the #INDY500. Looking forward to being part of the festivities. https://t.co/N9SIsaZtG9
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) May 17, 2019