Auto Club Speedway announced on Friday that Super Bowl champion John Lynch will drive the pace car for Sunday's Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m., FOX)

Lynch will join honorary starter, USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville and grand marshal, actor Eric Dane, during pre-race activities.

The NFL veteran played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos during his 15-year career. Lynch is now an analyst for the NFL on FOX.

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