Detroit Pistons rookie Saddiq Bey will join Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell as a grand marshal for the 2021 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Campell and Bey will split grand marshal duties with Campbell on Saturday, and Bey on Sunday.
Bey, who the Pistons picked 19th overall from Villanova, finished his rookie season averaging 12.2 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
“It’s an honor to be the grand marshal for the Detroit Grand Prix,” Bey said in the news release. “The city has such a rich history within the sports and car industries and I’m excited to be a part of this incredible event on Belle Isle.”
The final race of a weekend doubleheader dual on Belle Isle will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for the race can be purchased at the Grand Prix website, detroitgp.com.