Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Actor Chris Evans is Daytona 500 grand marshal

AP - Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Daytona has called on Captain America to kick off ''The Great American Race.''

Actor Chris Evans will serve as grand marshal and give the command to ''start your engines'' for the Feb. 23 Daytona 500.

Evans stars in ''Captain America: The Winter Solider,'' scheduled for release on April 4.

He joins a list of previous Daytona 500 grand marshals that includes Ben Affleck, Kate Upton, Matthew McConaughey and James Franco.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $700K Baller 10897/79545 $10 $700000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $25K Tournament [Single Entry] 2958/5681 $5 $25000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $5 Better Half [Single Entry, Top 50% Win] 1015/10000 $5 $45000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (2)