Stars come out for Indy 500 Celebrities from the silver screen, television and music once again will flock to Indianapolis this weekend for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 and events surrounding the race.
The celebrities will attend the race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. (ET) Sunday, May 25. Many of the stars will walk the red carpet in the Pagoda Plaza starting at 10 a.m. and take celebrity Pace Car laps around the famed 2.5-mile IMS oval starting at approximately 11:45 a.m.
Carlos Diaz, a correspondent for the popular entertainment magazine show "Extra," will be the master of ceremonies on the red carpet.
Headlining the list of celebrities are two recent "Dancing with the Stars" winners: Julianne Hough and Kristi Yamaguchi.
Hough, a professional ballroom dancer who has won the "Dancing with the Stars" twice - most recently with two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves last fall, will sing the national anthem before the start of the race. Her debut country music album, "Julianne Hough," was released this month.
Yamaguchi was named "Dancing with the Stars" season six champion May 20. 1992 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yamaguchi will serve as honorary starter for the "500," waving the green flag to send the 33-car Indianapolis 500 field into action. Yamaguchi is the first female honorary starter in Indianapolis 500 history.
Many of the celebrities in Indianapolis for race weekend will attend or participate in community events such as the IPL 500 Festival Parade starting at noon Saturday, May 24 in downtown Indianapolis and the Regions 500 Festival Snakepit Ball at 6 p.m. that day at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis.
The complete list of celebrities expected to attend the 92nd Indianapolis 500 (listed in alphabetical order):
Paul Adelstein (Actor: "Private Practice," "Memoirs of a Geisha," "Intolerable Cruelty")
Marcus Allen (Former NFL superstar, 2003 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee)
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