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John Green to drive pace car at Grand Prix

Posted at 2:59 PM, Apr 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-17 19:28:31-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Acclaimed author and Indiana native John Green will serve as the honorary Pace Car driver for the Verizon IndyCar Series Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. 

"John is a huge IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway fan and we have been looking for the right opportunity to get him involved in one of the events. Having him drive the Chevrolet Pace Car for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis is a great way for him to be part of this historic month," J. Douglas Boles, President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said in a press release. 

"This is such an honor to be chosen to drive the Pace Car at one of the most iconic race tracks in the world - which just happens to be in my backyard," Green said in a press release. 

Green will be driving a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe. 

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