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Donald Trump to drive pace car at Indy 500

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The Donald gets behind the wheel to start the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29.

Here's the release from the folks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway:

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 -- Global business icon Donald J. Trump will drive the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Pace Car to lead the field of 33 drivers to the start of the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500, "The Most Important Race in History," starts at noon (ET) Sunday, May 29 and will be televised on ABC for the 47th consecutive year.

"It's a great honor to be selected as the Pace Car driver for such an American institution as the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500," Trump said. "The Indianapolis 500 has been the gold standard of motorsports for a century, and I can't wait to get behind the wheel of the Camaro and bring the famous field of 33 drivers to the green flag."

 

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