2022 NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 with Lacey Evans as the Grand Marshal and Denny Hamlin as the Victor
The ex-Marine sergeant turned professional wrestler, Lacey Evans is now one of the well-known names in the wrestling world of WWE and the superstar has recently acted as the Grand Marshal for this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600.
As the grand marshal, Evans delivered the four exalted words in the motor race “Drivers Start Your Engines”, and has grabbed all our attention in the Sunday 600 miles auto race. The motor race being one of the four major NASCAR cup series has now become one of the longest and most exciting races in its history with the racers going through a hard time to get the final result.
Lacey Evans in the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600
One of the most popular automobile races in the world, NASCAR cup series began in 1949 and has the top four loyal sponsors working with it and Coca-Cola being one of them. On the weekend of the 29th of May, the 63rd coca-cola 600 had a thrilling show of five hours at charlotte motor speedway, causing a stirring excitement in everyone.
And for this big match, the Grand Marshal has always been one of the important figures in this sport. This year’s Grand Marshal for NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 was WWE superstar Lacey Evans, who was chosen to command the drivers to start their engines with the exalted four words “drivers start your engines.”
Lacey Evans served in the US marine corps as a sergeant from 2009 to 2014 before she stepped into the professional wrestling world first as a training member and then later debuted as a WWE wrestler in 2016. Since then she has made her way to the top and is now considered one of the top pro wrestlers of the WWE raw and smackdown.
She has been well known for her delivery in the WWE ring before a big match and the WWE superstar was named as the grand marshal for one of the biggest Crown jewel races of the NASCAR Cup Series this year. The WWE star commands all the 37 cars of the race to start their engine and begin the race at the 2022 Coca-Cola 600.
Her delivery has grabbed much attention along with the fascinating 600 miles showdown. She later took to her twitter to thank everyone for giving her the opportunity to spend the memorial weekend with the troops and for making the day so incredible for her.
She show her tributes to the military and wrote,
“Freedom isn’t free and I can’t put into words what their sacrifices mean to me as an American.”
Huge S/O and thank you to @nascar @cocacola amd @wwe for allowing me the opportunity to spend memorial day weekend with incredible gold star families and our troops! Freedom isn’t free and I can’t put into words what their sacrifices mean to me as an American. ???❤️ #ThankYou pic.twitter.com/26TQSQbVlx
— Lacey Evans ~ WWE Superstar. (@LaceyEvansWWE) May 30, 2022
What Happened in the Coca-Cola 600
One of the four major series of NASCAR, the Coca-Cola 600, is one of its kind and this year’s auto race at charlotte motor speedway has become one of the longest motor races in its history. The race started with 37 cars out of which many were turned over and torn up in between their laps and Denny Hamlin was one of them who was later able to survive the double-overtime and became victorious.
The 41-year-old professional car racer has now achieved three of the four major titles in NASCAR races including the Southern and Daytona 500, along with his recent victory in the 2022 Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR Overtime at @CLTMotorSpdwy.
Wow, what a finish. ? pic.twitter.com/a0BAhGhSbB
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) May 30, 2022
Denny Hamlin started the race with his Toyota number 11 and had a hard time during the five hours long race but he managed to beat the last double overtime and came out as the winner among the top 10 other racers including big stars like Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, and Kevin Harvick.