INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The honorary starters for the 103rd running of the Indy 500 are being announced. Actors Matt Damon and Christian Bale will wave the green flag this year. The Oscar winners take the place of “Thor” actor Chris Hemsworth, who was the honorary starter last year.
This year will also feature Kelly Clarkson. She will once again be a part of the Indianapolis 500. Race managers yesterday announced that she will sing the national anthem at this month’s race. This is her second go-round at the anthem at the 500. Clarkson also sang the anthem at last year’s race.