Latest Charlize Theron News

The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

Feb. 18, 2018 7:23 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 7 p.m. Darrell Wallace Jr. sobbed in his mother's arms after he posted the best finish for a black driver in the Daytona 500. Wallace was runner-up to winner Austin Dillon, and the emotion of the achievement hit the rookie driver...

Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

Feb. 18, 2018 6:21 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a red carpet. The starry-eyed sweethearts were mobbed by fans and media clicking away for a snapshot of some PDA that would surely spawn headlines. Then the moment...

Chipper Jones named honorary race official for Daytona 500

Feb. 14, 2018 11:50 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones will serve as an honorary race official for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. As part of his race-day duties, Jones will be introduced at the drivers' meeting, take a lap around Daytona International Speedway in a parade car and...

Peyton Manning to lead field to green flag at Daytona 500

Feb. 13, 2018 12:57 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Peyton Manning is leading one more drive on a big stage. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback will serve as honorary pace car driver for the 60th running of the Daytona 500. Manning will be behind the wheel of the Toyota pace car and lead the 40-car field to the green flag...

Green flag, 'Atomic Blonde': Charlize Theron to start 500

Feb. 12, 2018 10:29 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Academy Award winner Charlize Theron was named honorary starter for the 60th running of the Daytona 500. The actress will wave the green flag for the season-opening race Sunday in NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup Series. Theron, who won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for best actress in...