2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features
Today in our blog we are going to look back at the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car.  It was driven during the race’s pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at 92nd Indianapolis 500.  Photos of the car appeared in the August 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, of which it also graced the cover. [caption id="attachment_7506" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Cover of the 2008 August issue of Vette Vues Magazine. The car is the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car driven during the race's pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at the 92nd Indianapolis 500 takes place on Sunday, May 25, 2008.[/caption] 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 concept Pace Car The Corvette Z06 E85 concept pace car is based on the production Z06 - already…
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2008 Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Magazine Back Issues, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Specifications
This article appeared in the July 2007 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 35, Issue 12.  2008 Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6 2008 CORVETTE Iconic Sports Car Receives Larger, More Powerful LS3 6.2L V-8 And Host Of Driving, Interior Refinements............READ MORE Chevrolet Corvette & Corvette ZO6 Iconic Sports Car Receives Larger, More Powerful LS3 6.2L V-8 And Host Of Driving, Interior Refinements    
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Wil Cooksey Limited Edition ZO6 2008 Corvette

Wil Cooksey Limited Edition ZO6 2008 Corvette

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
Limited Edition Corvette Auction to Benefit Haitian Earthquake Relief 2010-01-21 Scottsdale, Ariz. – Earthquake relief efforts in Haiti will receive all proceeds from the auction of a limited edition 2008 Chevrolet Corvette at this weekend’s 39th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction. The proceeds, which will be donated to the American Red Cross relief fund, are in addition to a $100,000 contribution from the GM Foundation to the Red Cross. “This is a very good example of the compassion GM employees have,” said Ed Welburn, Vice President of GM Design. Welburn will call the vehicle to the stage to start the bidding process at the event. The limited edition 2008 Chevrolet Corvette was the last of 427 cars built specifically for North America and the only 2008 Z06 available in Crystal…
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Chevrolet Unveils Two Unique ’08 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Cars

Chevrolet Unveils Two Unique ’08 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Cars

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Two-time Indy 500 Champion Emerson Fittipaldi to Drive Corvette Z06 E85 Concept Pace Car at 92nd Indianapolis 500 [caption id="attachment_7463" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] History will be made at the 2008 Indianapolis 500 when a pair of distinctive yet highly differentiated Corvette models will serve as the official pace cars Ð one highlighting ChevroletÕs commitment to fuel solutions and the other marking 30 years of CorvetteÕs pace car heritage. The Corvette Z06 E85 concept (left) runs on E85 ethanol fuel and will be driven during the raceÕs pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi. The Corvette 30th Anniversary Pace Car honors the 1978 model - the first Corvette to pace the field at the Indy 500. (Photo by Ron McQueeney for General Motors)[/caption] INDIANAPOLIS - Known for their charismatic designs…
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