NASCAR makes Trump first sitting president to receive Grand Marshal honor
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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are heading to Daytona, Florida, for NASCAR's season opener Daytona 500 race, which takes place on Sunday, February 16, at 2:30.
NASCAR has accepted Trump's visit and they also gave him the honor of being named the grand marshal of the race.
Donald Trump is the first sitting president to receive the honor of being named the grand marshal for the Daytona 500.
As reported on the Washington Examiner:
"Daytona International Speedway has been privileged to have hosted several sitting Presidents of the United States over our history," Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile said in a statement. "We’re honored that the President of the United States has chosen to experience the pageantry and excitement of ‘The Great American Race’ by attending Sunday’s 62nd annual Daytona 500."
The video above shows Donald and Melania Trump boarding Air Force one for departure to the race location area.
Get those ear plugs ready, because the Trump's are getting revved up!