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Danica Patrick Makes History: She Will Be the First Woman to Host ESPY Awards

Updated On 23 May, 2018 Published On

Let us introduce you to the host of the 2018 ESPY Awards; Danica Patrick.  ESPN has announced on Tuesday, May 22 that the 36-year-old racing driver will be hosting the annual award ceremony, marking herself in history as the first female to take the prestigious role.

Its 26th year the and biggest sports stars will gather to celebrate achievements in athletic performance at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on July 18.

The professional race car driver took to Instagram on Tuesday to tease the history-changing announcement, writing,

Tune into @jimmyfallon tonight if you want to know a secret I have been keeping in for a while!!!!!!

Here's the post, check it out.

Past ESPYS hosts include Drake, Joel McHale, John Cena, and Peyton Manning.

ESPN previously announced that the sexual abuse survivors, who had spoken out against Larry Nassar - a convicted Team USA gymnastics doctor, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

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Nominees for the 2018 ESPYS have yet to be announced.

After polls will open, fans can vote for their most ESPY categories on ESPN.com. Tickets for the sports-centric extravaganza are on sale now.

We all are eager see Danica shine!