INDIANAPOLIS — Stephanie Beatriz, who starred as Detective Rosa Diaz on the TV present “Brooklyn 9-9” and voiced Madrigal on the Academy Award-winning movie “Encanto,” will function the grand marshal for the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
The monitor introduced Tuesday the award-winning actress, who will star within the upcoming present “Twisted Steel,” will stroll the Indy 500 crimson carpet on Could 28 earlier than giving the command for drivers to report back to their vehicles.
“Stephanie brings a contemporary vitality and pleasure to pre-race ceremonies that each spectators on the monitor and everybody watching on NBC and Peacock will admire,” Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles mentioned.
Apply for the race started Tuesday and continues all through the week, with qualifying on Saturday and Sunday. The annual Carb Day festivities embrace a remaining apply and concert events by Bryan Adams and Soul Asylum earlier than the race-day occasions culminate with the 107th working of “The Biggest Spectacle in Racing.”
Nation music star Blake Shelton served because the Indy 500 grand marshal final yr. Others have included Military Basic Norman Schwarzkopf and Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin.