Racing fans and football fans unite, because we’ve got some exciting news for you. Tim Tebow will serve as Grand Marshal for the 12th anniversary of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The race is happening April 29-May 1 in Birmingham, and we’ve got all the details on Mr. Tebow’s involvement.
12th anniversary of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 🏎️💨
Who doesn’t love high-speed racing featuring celebrity guests? You can grab your tickets to the 12th anniversary of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama now and see Tebow IRL. Here are all the details:
- When: April 29-May 1
- Where: The Barber Motorsports Park | 6040 Barber Motorsports Pkwy, Leeds, AL 35094
- Get tickets
Heisman winner heads to Birmingham 🏆
For those unfamiliar with his work, Tim Tebow was a football player at The University of Florida from 2006-2009. He won the Heisman Trophy in 2007, and was a two-time national champion. In 2010, he went on to be a first-round NFL draft pick, selected 25th overall by the Denver Broncos.
Tim Tebow no longer plays football professionally, but has certainly stayed busy. He became a sports analyst for ESPN network, and a New York Times bestselling author. Oh, and he’s also a philanthropist and created his own namesake foundation.
“We are honored to have sports icon Tim Tebow as our Grand Marshal for the 12th anniversary of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst. Tebow’s charisma and notoriety will add to the excitement of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.”—George Dennis, President, ZOOM Motorsports
Tebow’s race day responsibilities 🟩
So, what does a Grand Marshal do exactly? Well, I’m glad you asked. In addition to appearing in promotional materials for the event (like the one shown above), Tebow will have some race day responsibilities.
Most importantly, he gets dibs on the iconic line, “Start your engines!” to kick off the race happening on Sunday, May 1. That race will feature some of the biggest names of the weekend, including defending champion Alex Palou, Jimmie Johnson, Romain Grosjean and Scott Dixon.
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