Actor and Producer Channing Tatum Set for Ride in Honda’s ‘Fastest Seat in Sports’

  • Tatum will ride in two-seat Indy car on Sunday, April 22, at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
  • For the 9th consecutive year, Honda’s “Fastest Seat in Sports” 2-seat Indy Car will be leading the start of every IndyCar series race

Alabama native and actor, producer Channing Tatum will ride in Honda’s exhilarating “Fastest Seat in Sports” at the front of the pack for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Sunday, April 22. Tatum will take a ride in a custom-built, Honda-powered two-seat Indy car on the track at Barber Motorsports Park, prior to the start of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, driven by Arie Luyendyk Jr. Tatum is also serving as the grand marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

Underway for a 9th consecutive year, in 2018, the “Fastest Seat in Sports” will give celebrities and notable influencers an opportunity to experience a Honda-powered two-seat Indy car throughout the racing season with racing legend Mario Andretti and Arie Luyendyk, Jr. taking turns behind the wheel.

Honda Motorsports heads to this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama coming off a dominant victory by Alexander Rossi for Honda at the 2018 Long Beach Grand Prix, leading 71 of 85 laps and successfully fending off former series champion Will Power after a late-race caution bunched the field.

For more information about Honda’s racing programming, please visit https://hpd.honda.com/.

For More Information
Consumer information is available at automobiles.honda.com. To join the Honda community on Facebook, visit facebook.com/honda. Additional media information including detailed pricing features and high-resolution photography of all 2018 Honda models is available at hondanews.com.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2017, nearly 93% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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