"As a grand marshal...ladies and gentleman...start your engines!" exclaimed Pat Summitt.
UT Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt got a head start on her grand marshal duties for Friday night's Food City 250.
The winningest coach in college history spent several hours at the Food City Race Night at the Knoxville Expo Center.
Hundreds of fans came to see 2011 Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne's "We Back Pat" car for the nationwide race.
You can see Bayne and Summitt from Bristol Motor Speedway Friday night on ESPN.