Mark Cuban to start Indy 500

Updated: May 19, 2014, 12:08 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will be the one waving the green flag when the 33-car field roars down the frontstretch to start the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.

Cuban, who also stars in ABC's "Shark Tank," is the honorary starter of the event, Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Monday. The race starts at noon ET on ABC.

"Whether it's winning an NBA championship or the honor of waving the green flag to start the Indianapolis 500, there are certain sporting events that are ...

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