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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 29: Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors and his wife Ayesha watch the Atlanta Braves play the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on May 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

    Celebrity chef and Bay Area personality, Ayesha Curry, has been named Grand Marshal of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale.

    Curry, who is known for her popular food and lifestyle blog "Little Lights of Mine," will take part in pre-race activities on Sunday, Sept. 18. As the Grand Marshal she will give the official command, “Drivers, start your engines.”

    “You can’t beat seeing a sporting event like this in person, and I’m sure it will be an incredible experience,” said Curry. “It’s an honor to be named Grand Marshal.”

    This event marks Curry’s first visit to a motorsports event. The GoPro Grand Prix will take place at Sonoma Raceway from Sept. 16-18.

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