Iron Man to drive pace car at Daytona 500

Cal Ripken will drive the Chevrolet Corvette pace car that leads the 43 cars to the starting line for the Daytona 500 on February 18th.

Last year, NASCAR drafted Jay Leno, who also did the ceremonial role in 2002. Ben Affleck drove in 2004.

Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr.
record: 2,632 consecutive games played
May 30, 1982 to September 19, 1998
#8, Baltimore Orioles shortstop
Baseball Hall of Fame, class of 2007

NASCAR "The Great American Race"