Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez and Lewis Pullman who will star as Elite Pilots in 2022 Movie #1, Top Gun: Maverickwill experience a different kind of speed in Sunday’s Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The trio will compete in the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500, the inaugural race of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 12 (2:30 p.m. CT, TV: USA Network, Radio: SiriusXM Ch. 90, PRN, 95.9 The on-site ranch).
Ellis, who appeared in the blockbuster Lt. Reuben “Payback” Fitch plays, and Pullman, the Lt. Robert “Bob” Floyd playswill serve as Co-Grand Marshals, delivering the command “Drivers, Start Your Engines” to the entire NASCAR Cup Series field.
Ramirez, the Lt. Portrayed Mickey “Fanboy” Garciawill serve as the honorary starter and wave the green flag from the grandstand to officially start playoff racing over 334 rounds and 501 miles in NASCAR’s Premier Series.
In addition to Top Gun: Maverick, Ellis is best known for his role as fan favorite “Lawrence” on the critically acclaimed HBO series Emmy®-nominated series “Insecure,” which earned him a 2018 NAACP Image Award.
Additional credits include the Emmy-nominated limited series Mrs. America”, a starring role in the hit BET series The Game from 2013-2015 and roles in “Masters of Sex”, “Grace & Frankie”, “How I Met Your Mother”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “NCIS” . : Los Angeles.” He recently wrapped up production on the Amazon feature. someone i knew.
Pullman currently has starring roles in Amazon’s hit series Outer Range, as well as the recently released Stephen Kings adaptation Salem’s Lot. He also stars alongside Kathy Bates and John Malkovich in the upcoming Ken Kwapis film thelmah, which will debut in the US on November 10th
before Top Gun: Maverick, Pullman was known for starring in the 2018 films The Strangers: Prey in the Night and Bad times at El Royale. He also starred in the 2019 Sundance favorite you who follow The movie 2020 pink skyand George Clooney’s Hulu miniseries Catch 22 as Major Major.
Ramirez is best known for his portrayal of “Joaquin Torres” in the Marvel series The Falcon & The Winter Soldier, in which he starred opposite Anthony Mackie. He recently appeared in the suspense/thriller Hulu No exit and in Netflix’s dual-timeline drama Look both ways.
Other film credits include festival favorites like Sam Levinson’s nation of assassination (Sundance Film Festival 2018), Katherine O’Briens Lost Transmissions (Tribeca Film Festival 2019) and David Raboys The giant (Toronto International Film Festival 2019).
Tom Cruise stars in the global phenomenon Top Gun: Maverick, the continues to break records, earning more than $1.4 billion at the global box office and still rising. The film recently became the #5 highest-grossing film in domestic box office history while also becoming the #1 title of all-time in digital sell-through of the week in the United States and in key territories around the world. The film is still in theaters and was released for sale on digital platforms on August 23.
The newly renovated 1/5 mile dirt track at Lil’ Texas Motor Speedway will open the race weekend with the inaugural MICRO MANIA by C. Bell. The four-day event (September 21-24) includes practice on Wednesday, qualifying races on Thursday and Friday, and the main and finals on Saturday. Micro Sprints are smaller versions of full-size sprint cars with side-mounted 600cc motorcycle engines capable of producing 140 hp with a similar chassis and body style to the larger versions. NASCAR stars currently confirmed to compete include Christopher Bell, two-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch and his son Brexton Busch, Sheldon Creed, Daniel Hemric, Brett Moffitt and John Hunter Nemechek.