Titus O’Neil named Grand Marshal for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

WWE has announced that Titus O’Neil has been named the Grand Marshal for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

The 100-lap Indy Car race will air live on NBC beginning at 2:30 pm ET.

You can read the full announcement from WWE below:

Titus O’Neil named Grand Marshal for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Titus O’Neil will fire up the engines as the Grand Marshal for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this Sunday.

The former Tag Team Champion will give the command for the drivers to start their engines and also participate in pre-race ceremonies for the season finale event for the NTT IndyCar Series.

“Our Tampa Bay and St. Pete communities have so much to be proud of, and I’m honored to serve as this year’s Grand Marshal of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg,” said O’Neil. “The event will look different this year because of the pandemic, however, the fanfare, excitement and feel of this terrific race will be an amazing and awesome spectacle. I can’t wait to see the performances of these spectacular drivers and their respective crews as they perform at the highest level of their sport.”

The 100-lap Indy Car race will air live nationally on NBC with coverage starting at 2:30 p.m. ET.

“In addition to being a global entertainer, [Titus] has used his platform to do a lot of great philanthropy work locally, positively impacting the lives of kids and families through his Bullard Family Foundation,” said Kim Green, co-owner, chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “We are honored to have him join us as Grand Marshal of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in recognition of his many accomplishments as we crown new champions on the streets of St. Petersburg,”