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James Franco ponders his command for Danica 500

Updated: February 24, 2013, 12:55 PM ET
Associated Press

What will James Franco say at the start of the Daytona 500?

The Oscar-nominated actor is giving drivers the command to fire their machines, a duty that is normally carried out with the most famous words in racing: "Gentlemen, start your engines."

Of course, this year is different. Danica Patrick will be the first woman to start from the pole in a Cup race, so Franco sounds like he's planning an audible.

We'll see if he goes with the command that was used when Patrick raced in ...

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