Josh Kaufman Tops List of Incoming Indy 500 Celebs

Plus, Ice-T and Coco, anthem-singer LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, and a lineup of more stars set to appear at IMS this weekend.

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Update: Tuesday’s winner of NBC’s The Voice competition, Indy resident Josh Kaufman, will now join the fray as both 500 Festival Parade grand marshal and Snakepit Ball goer. Here’s all our coverage of Kaufman’s Voice exploits.

Good things come in pairs—or at least Indianapolis 500 celebrities do, according to the Speedway’s just-released list of stars expected to attend this year’s race.

LeAnn Rimes, previously announced as the national-anthem singer, will be joined by husband Eddie Cibrian ahead of the debut of their new VH1 reality show LeAnn & Eddie.

Veteran E! networkd reality stars Ice-T and Coco Austin (Ice Loves Coco) will also make appearances, according to IMS.

Other notables to look for on the Indy 500 Red Carpet:

Comedy Central “Roastmaster General” Jeff Ross

Pride of IU a capella group Straight No Chaser

NBA team owner, entrepreneur, and IU alum Mark Cuban

“Back Home Again” icon Jim Nabors

Country singers Martina McBride and Brantley Gilbert

Actor Erik Valdez

Three-time Indy 500 champ Dario Franchitti

’90s rock band Live

And as always, expect some surprises when race day rolls around  …

 

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