Ohio State tight end and Lexington High School graduate Cade Stover has been named the grand marshal for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
“It’s such a great opportunity and an honor to be a part of this great race and tradition in my hometown,” Stover said. “As someone who grew up here, I know how much Mid-Ohio means to our community, so I’m really excited to be part of the action on race day.”
As the grand marshal, Stover will announce the most famous words in racing, “Drivers, start your engines,” as well as other pre-race ceremonies ahead of the July 3 race.
The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by the All-New 2023 Civic Type R will feature 11 different races from six series, including the weekend headliner NTT INDYCAR SERIES; the Road to Indy development ladder with Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires; Indy Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship; Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama and SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks.