Kellie Pickler, Big & Rich to Sing at Daytona Races

Kellie Pickler and Big & Rich will sing the national anthem prior to races in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Saturday (Feb. 17) and Sunday (Feb. 18), respectively. In addition to the anthem, Pickler will perform a concert prior to the Busch Series Orbitz 300, which will be carried on ESPN2 at noon ET. Big & Rich will sing the anthem prior to the Daytona 500 on Sunday, televised on FOX at 2 p.m. ET. Nicolas Cage will serve as grand marshal of the race, Cal Ripkin Jr. will drive the pace car and Kelly Clarkson will participate in the NEXTEL Tribute to America.