ACTOR LOCHLYN MUNRO, STAR OF TELEVISION DRAMA RIVERDALE, TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR BLUEGREEN VACATIONS 500
Actor Lochlyn Munro, star of the television drama Riverdale, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bluegreen Vacations 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Semi-Final race at ISM Raceway on November 10 and deliver the most famous words in motorsports, “Drivers, start your engines.”
“We’re honored to have Lochlyn Munro serve as Grand Marshal for the all-important Bluegreen Vacations 500,” said ISM Raceway President Julie Giese. “Lochlyn is a very talented actor and we’re excited to hear his starting command to kick off what is sure to be an action-packed semi-final race.”
Munro, a film and television star, first broke into the performing arts following a sports injury that ended his dream of playing professional hockey. From Canada, Munro began his acting career in various projects such as 21 Jump Street (1987) and Wiseguy, and going on to create memorable characters in fan favorites such as Dead Man on Campus, A Night at the Roxbury and Scary Movie.
Today, Munro is most well-known for his role as Hal Cooper in the popular television series Riverdale. Debuted in 2017, Riverdale is currently in its fourth season on The CW.
"I am humbled, grateful and absolutely ecstatic to be this year’s Grand Marshal for the Bluegreen Vacations 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Semi-Final race,” Munro said. “NASCAR has a long standing tradition for being a family event, so I’m very excited to have my son with me to enjoy this epic day. We are looking forward to all the action and excitement that NASCAR has to offer!”
Fans can lock in their tickets and INfield access to see Munro and the Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway on November 10 by visiting ISMRaceway.com, calling 866-408-RACE (7223), or stopping by the ISM Raceway ticket office during regular business hours. Adult and Junior prices for grandstands seats and INfield access are available.