Dustin Brown will be “honorary starter” for NASCAR event

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Dustin Brown cemented his status as one of the most prominent U.S.-born NHL players when he raised the Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings.

If that wasn’t enough, though, he’ll “drop the green flag” at a NASCAR event on Aug. 12, according to The Post-Standard.

Ithaca native and Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown will be the honorary starter for the Finger Lakes 355 — the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Aug. 12.

So, he’s essentially doing the racing equivalent to the ceremonial puck drop. Not bad.

It might be tough to top this moment, though:

source: AP

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