Thunderbirds to perform flyover at 58th and 59th Daytona 500

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will perform the flyover for the 2016 and 2017 Daytona 500 on FOX.

Six F-16 Fighting Falcons will fly their signature "Delta" formation over Daytona International Speedway at the end of the national anthem for "The Great American Race."

"We're honored to have the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds join us for the DAYTONA 500 pre-race ceremonies the next two years," Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. "NASCAR's biggest, richest and most prestigious race is being held in our new motorsports stadium and we will have the best stock car drivers in the world on the track; it's only fitting that we have the best Airmen in the skies performing the flyover."

Tthe 58th annual Daytona 500 airs Sunday, Feb. 21 on your local FOX channel.