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Kravitz to perform before Cup race

Lenny Kravitz will perform the Daytona 500 Pre-Race Show.

Kravitz will kick off the season-opening NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, Feb. 26 (airing on FOX with coverage beginning at noon ET).

Kravitz, who has sold more than 35 million albums and is the only musician in history to win the Grammy for best male vocals in rock music four times consecutively, will perform three songs prior to the start of the 54th annual Daytona 500.

"Lenny Kravitz is an iconic performer and multi-talented musician - he will deliver a rousing performance prior to the start of the 54th Daytona 500," Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. "Race fans will experience a first-class, heart-pounding pre-race show that will serve as the perfect prelude to what will be an historic and thrilling afternoon of NASCAR racing on the high banks of Daytona."