Guy Fieri named grand marshal for Darlington; Jewel to sing National Anthem

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri will be the grand marshal for the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500 night race on Wednesday at Darlington Raceway (7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio).

This will be the third time Fieri has served as the grand marshal for a Cup Series race, which included the 2015 NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway in 2016. He has also attended the season-ending awards banquet in previous years.

Fieri has played a significant role supporting the restaurant industry as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact businesses across the country, setting up the Guy Fieri National Restaurant Employee Relief Fund program.

AND: Singer-songwriter Jewel, who has sold more than 30 million albums in a distinguished and varied career, will sing the national anthem Wednesday night prior to the Toyota 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway. Jewel, also an actress and New York Times best-selling author, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of he multi-platinum breakthrough debut album “Pieces of You” in 2020.