WWE's Sasha Banks to Serve as Honorary Starter at 2021 Daytona 500

Paul KasabianSenior ContributorFebruary 6, 2021


WWE SmackDown women's champion Sasha Banks will serve as the Daytona 500'sΒ honorary starter:


#TheBoss @SashaBanksWWE will now be The Boss of the Daytona 500! @NASCARONFOX https://t.co/FgfMqvvBSX

Banks is one of WWE's most decorated wrestlers, winning the Raw Women's Championship five times, the tag team title twice with Bayley and the NXT Women's Championship.

She most recently won the SmackDown belt in October at Hell in a Cell and defended it against Carmella at Royal Rumble.

The Daytona 500 is set to take place Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2:30 p.m. ET fromΒ Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.