Trump takes lap around track in presidential limo "The Beast" to kick off Daytona 500

by Adam Ford · Feb 16th, 2020 3:58 pm

President Trump took a lap around the Daytona International Speedway in the presidential limo — known as "The Beast" — to kick off the Daytona 500 Sunday in front of a roaring crowd.


Before completing the lap, the president gave opening remarks and delivered the iconic command, "Gentlemen, start your engines!"

Upon his arrival in Daytona, he also buzzed the race crowd in Air Force One.

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