The gruff ex-wrestler known throughout the world as Sergeant Slaughter will be gracing an event at the Phoenix International Raceway later this month.
Stock-car racing and professional wrestlers -- this just screams class.
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On November 15, Slaughter will serve as the Honorary Race Official for the Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.
"I plan to take my duties as Honorary Race Official as serious as I did service to my country," Sergeant Slaughter says in a statement. "I can't wait to jump in the pace car. I pledge to do my best to make sure that everyone attending the weekend of events has a great time at the beautiful Phoenix International Raceway."
The race is a joint venture between World Wrestling Entertainment and Phoenix International Raceway to promote the upcoming WrestleMania XXVI, to be held in Phoenix this March.