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Sarah Faith will Sing National Anthem Prior to Xfinity Race at Daytona

Artist-songwriter Sarah Faith, winner of last year’s ‘From Garage to Glory’ contest, presented by The Goodyear & Tire Rubber Company, will perform the National Anthem as part of pre-race ceremonies for Saturday’s (Feb. 19) Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

The Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300, which takes the green flag at 5:00 p.m. ET, will be part of a Saturday doubleheader as earlier in the day the Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire for the ARCA Menards Series (1:30 p.m. ET) gets underway at noon. For tickets to Saturday’s action, as well as all events part of Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth, log onto www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP. The week culminates with the 64th running of the DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 20.

Faith was one of 2,000 entries from the Goodyear ‘From Garage to Glory’ contest, and she was chosen as the winner from a fan vote. Faith, the Michigan-born Nashvillian, builds her music catalog and sound around her life’s experiences. As an Indie Alternative/Americana artist, Faith has been strongly influenced by a diverse musical background including classic rock, alternative and country music. Her warm, soulful voice brings fans songs written about close-to-the-heart stories with a distinct kind of vulnerability and realness. To learn more about Faith, log onto www.sarahfaithmusic.com or follow her on social channels that include: IG @sarahfaith_music, FB @sarahfaithmusic, Twitter @thesarahfaith and TikTok @sarahfaithmusic.

Faith will be among a host of incredible entertainers and honorary officials during Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth, which are listed below:


Honorary Officials/Entertainment – DAYTONA 500 (Sunday, Feb. 20)

  • Grand Marshal: Charles Woodson, FOX Sports Analyst, Football Hall of Famer, Super Bowl Champ and Heisman Trophy Winner
  • Honorary Starter: Lachlan Murdoch, Executive Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Corporation
  • God Bless America: Forest Lake Education Center Choir
  • National Anthem: Trace Adkins, Country Music Icon
  • Invocation: Farzad Nourian, Chaplain – AdventHealth Central Florida
  • Presentation of Colors: Robertsdale High School JROTC
  • Pre-Race Concert: Luke Combs, Multi-platinum, ACM, CMA, CMT and Billboard Music Award-winning artist
  • Entertainment: Entertainment: Drew Parker, Max Impact Band, Windermere High School, Fort Pierce High School, Ardmore High School & Upper St. Claire High School

Honorary Officials/Entertainment – Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 (Saturday, Feb. 19)

  • Grand Marshal: Marty Smith, Florida Cattleman and Past President, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
  • Honorary Starter: Todd Wilkinson, South Dakota Cattleman and President-Elect, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
  • National Anthem: Sarah Faith, Artist-Songwriter Sarah Faith, winner of last year’s ‘From Garage to Glory’ contest, presented by The Goodyear & Tire Rubber Company
  • God Bless America: First Baptist Church of Port Orange
  • Invocation: Rory Carey, Pastor, Daytona Christian Center
  • Presentation of Colors: Keystone Heights High School JROTC

Honorary Officials/Entertainment – Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire (Feb. 19)

  • Grand Marshal: Greg Cozzo, Lucas Oil Event Coordinator
  • Honorary Starter: Bill Moody, TPH Holdings HD
  • National Anthem: Melissa Trumble, Palm Coast, FL
  • Invocation: Ronnie Barton, Former Pastor, First Baptist Church of South Daytona
  • Presentation of Colors: Interlachen High School

Honorary Officials/Entertainment – NEXTera Energy 250 (Friday, Feb. 18)

  • Grand Marshal: Mike Spoor, Vice President, Florida Power & Light
  • Honorary Starter: Rex Noble, Sr. Director, Florida Power & Light Energy Services
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Cub Scout Pack 507, Lake Mary, FL
  • National Anthem: Galaxy Middle School
  • Invocation: Scott Menez, Teaching Pastor, Riverbend Community Church in Ormond Beach
  • Presentation of Colors: Keystone Heights High School JROTC
  • Entertainment: DJ EL Performance

Honorary Officials/Entertainment – Bluegreen Duel (Friday, Feb. 17)

  • Grand Marshal: EVP, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Dusty Tonkin
  • Honorary Starter: SVP, National Marketing & OPC, Jason Sabo
  • God Bless America: Lake Minneola High School
  • National Anthem: Allen D. Nease High School
  • Invocation: Chaplain Mackenson “Mack” Vendome
  • Presentation of Colors: Baldwin Middle-High School JROTC

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