Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan will drive 2017 Indy 500 Pace Car

INDIANAPOLIS — Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, known from his roles in the “Walking Dead” and “Grey’s Anatomy” will drive the 2017 Pace Car during  the 101st running of the Indy 500.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials said Morgan will drive a 2017 Chevrolet Corvette this Sunday.

“We’re honored to welcome Jeffrey Dean Morgan to IMS to drive the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Pace Car,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. “He’s used to playing the ultimate villain in ‘The Walking Dead,’ but he’ll be an envied hero to millions of race fans around the world when he gets to lead the field to the green flag of the 101st Indianapolis 500 in such a beautiful Corvette.”

Morgan also could be found on shows like “The Good Wife” and “Supernatural.”

 

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