Rucker to sing national anthem at 100th Indianapolis 500

Three-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Darius Rucker will perform the national anthem before the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.

Rucker will sing in the traditional spot on Indy 500 race day before the 33 drivers are called to their cars and the singing of "Back Home Again in Indiana."

"Darius has a unique set of skills as a musical artist and connects on a personal level with fans across the globe," said J. Douglas Boles, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president. "We know he'll deliver a performance befitting such a monumental day and help ensure this year's pre-race, my own favorite time of the year, is an unforgettable experience."

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