Before Heading West, Trump to Kick Off Daytona 500 in Florida

President Donald Trump to attend Daytona 500 on Sunday

While the president was en route to Daytona International Speedway, he tweeted about his coveted border wall.

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson will be contending in his final full- time NASCAR season in 2020, however the two-time Daytona 500 victor would not presume regarding state Sunday's Daytona 500 his outright last.

The Daytona 500 is NASCAR's most prestigious race.

Johnson has mentioned numerous times that he will be open to all racing once he steps aside from his full-time NASCAR duties - from off-road racing to IMSA sports cars to occasional NASCAR Cup Starts at certain venues.

Connolly did three laps in the passenger seat around the 2.5-mile track, which hasn't changed since it opened in 1959. He also won the 2016 race.

Denny Hamlin is the defending victor of the Daytona 500. Joey Logano has the inside spot on Row 2.

The full 40-driver lineup can be found here. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will start on the pole.

You can stream the Daytona 500 on a standalone streaming service that offers Fox in a channel bundle, although be aware that Fox is not available in all areas, so check your zip code first.

"Trump tweeted Sunday morning: "Getting ready to go to the Daytona 500". Don't worry! There are plenty of ways to watch it without a long-term contract commitment. Because almost anyone competing can win, it doesn't make sense to bet favorites unless you're getting a really good price on them.

Trump will also be the Grand Marshall for the Daytona 500, delivering the opening line - "Drivers, start your engines" - in front of a 100,000 crowd at the biggest event in the Nascar motor racing calendar.

"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", Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile said in a statement last week. The first month costs $15.

The Daytona 500 is sold-out, but tickets are available through StubHub and Ticketmaster.

What is the 2020 Daytona 500 lineup? Eastern / 11 a.m.



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