John Cena will serve as honorary pace car driver at the 2016 Daytona 500. WWE issued the following release on dot com:

WWE Universe, start your engines!

Before WWE Fastlane speeds onto WWE Network Sunday, Feb. 21, John Cena will serve as honorary pace car driver at the Daytona 500! The 15-time World Champion will help kick off the 58th edition of NASCAR Sprint Cup's season-starting race at Daytona International Speedway. The race starts on Fox at 1:30 p.m. ET, live from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Cena, who is an avid car enthusaist, was the honorary starter at the Daytona 500 in 2012. He finished third on "Fast Cars and Superstars - The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" where he was coached by former Raw guest host Carl Edwards. He's also starred in a Gilette Young Guns commercial with NASCAR drivers Kasey Kahne, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer.

For more on the Daytona 500, visit daytonainternationalspeedway.com.

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  • Evon Callaway Bitterweed Reese

    Now that’s something to brag about. Way to go Cena.