Fernando Alonso waves to the fans during the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

waves to the fans during the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

and Fernando Alonso will be among the dignitaries that will be honored in this year’s , the Automobile Club de l’Ouest announced Monday.

McNish, a three-time race winner and reigning FIA World Endurance champion, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 82nd running of the event, while two-time Formula One World Champion and Ferrari factory driver Alonso has been named the race starter.

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