Photos have emerged of wrestler and actor Sasha Banks, also known by her real name Mercedes Varnado, waving the green flag as the honorary starter at Sunday’s Daytona 500 race. Varnado shared a series of photos on social media showing her trackside at the race, as well as a snapshot of her waving the green starter flag.
Fans also shared clips of her in action, setting off a dramatic race that saw a fiery collision and a 16-car pileup, as reported in Popculture.
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