TMZ.com is reporting that despite the race being rained out yesterday, and WWE Raw emanating from Portland, Oregon tonight, John Cena is still scheduled to wave the opening flag for the Daytona 500, and will have to fly immediately to Portland after. The following is from the TMZ article:
There were several reports … Cena would have to miss the race because he's also scheduled to appear at Monday Night RAW in Portland, Oregon.
But a rep for the WWE tells TMZ, "John Cena will still start the Daytona 500 off by waving the green flag and saying drivers start your engines."
The rep adds, "Shortly after he'll fly to Portland, Oregon to be at Monday Night RAW."