Mid-South superstar Morgan Freeman has been tapped to drive the pace car at this year's Indianapolis 500. Freeman told the Indianapolis Star
, "Right next to acting, my childhood dream was to drive on a speedway track. ... I'm thrilled to just be an observer, but especially thrilled to be a part of the racing logs as the pace car driver for the Indianapolis 500 this year." The obvious question: Will there be a gnarled old Southern matriarch in the back seat shouting, "Slow it down, Hoke, or you won't be my best friend anymore!"
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