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2011 Daytona 500 Drivers Meeting: Fergie, Glenn Beck, Steve Spurrier In Same Room

There's always an interesting mix of celebrities in the Daytona 500 pre-race drivers meeting, and this year was no exception.

After all, where else would you see the Black Eyed Peas' Fergie and Fox News commentator Glenn Beck in the same room?

Fergie was in the house because her husband, Josh Duhamel, is a co-grand marshal of the race as part of his promotional duties for the new Transformers movie.

"Thank you for bringing your wife Fergie," NASCAR president Mike Helton told Duhamel as the drivers and other dignitaries laughed.

Beck was apparently just in Daytona for fun, as were country singer Dierks Bentley and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier.

Brad Paisley was also in attendance, with good reason – he's performing a pre-race concert and will drive an honorary pace car.

The Nashville contingent was rounded out by national anthem singer Martina McBride.

After the drivers' meeting, Jeff Gordon posed for pictures with Duhamel and Fergie, and later told Fergie, "Tell Will hi for me" (we're assuming he was referring to the Black Eyed Peas'

Fergie quickly promised she would.