2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 Unveiled!

2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 Unveiled!

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Exciting News! 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 will pace the Indy 500 this year. 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 will be the official Indy 500 Pace Car this year. The new ZO6 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car will be driven by Sarah Fisher at the Indy 500. Every year, racing fans from all over the world flock to see their favorite drivers race around the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend. This year, however, Corvette fans have even more reason to celebrate than usual because the official pace car for the legendary Indy 500 will be none other than the newest version of America’s sports car, the 2023 Corvette Z06! The Indy Pace Car moniker is one of great honor in the racing…
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2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition

2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition

2007 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Chevy Expo
Today on Vette Vues blog we are looking back at the 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition. We have the original Pace Car press release as well as some photos. Our featured Corvette is owned by Gary Chan and it is on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas in 2012. Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica is 1 of 500 Z4Z Pace Car Editions produced in 2007. Front Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica on display at the 2012 Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas. Engine Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica on display at the 2012 Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas. Side Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica…
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2021 Corvette Convertible to Pace the Indy 500 for the 18th Time

2021 Corvette Convertible to Pace the Indy 500 for the 18th Time

2021 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News
https://youtu.be/Yet7icPsNKE Officials unveiled the 2021 pace car for this year's Indy 500. The 2021 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible is the pace car for the 105th Running of the 2021 Indianapolis 500. This marks the 18th time that a Corvette has served as the pace car for the race–and the 32nd time a Chevy has paced the field. The last time Corvette was the pace car was in 2008. Arctic White StingraySky Cool Gray and Strike Yellow upholsteryIndianapolis 500 logosExclusive stripe packageUnique Stingray decalsFour lights into each of the tonneau cover nacellesStrobe lights in the headlights, front louvers, and taillights PRESS RELEASE: May 11, 2021, By Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2021 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray Convertible to Lead Field to Green Flag of 105th Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge This is…
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2020 Corvette Stingray Official Pace Car for 104th Indianapolis 500

2020 Corvette Stingray Official Pace Car for 104th Indianapolis 500

2020 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News
A Torch Red 2020 Corvette Stingray coupe will serve as the Official Pace Car for the 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, continuing Chevrolet’s tradition of leading the field to the green flag. The Pace Car will be driven by GM President Mark Reuss. 2020 Corvette Stingray Official Pace Car for 104th Indianpolis 500 This year, the race will be held outside of May for the first time – Sunday, Aug. 23 – with live NBC coverage at 2:30 p.m. (ET). This marks the 17th time a Corvette has served as the Pace Car, starting in 1978, and the 31st time a Chevrolet has led the field dating to 1948 when a Fleetmaster Six convertible held the honor. No other brand or vehicle has served as the “500” Pace Car…
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1995 Corvette Pace Car Named Charlotte, and I’m 25 Years Old

1995 Corvette Pace Car Named Charlotte, and I’m 25 Years Old

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Hello, my name is Charlotte, and I am a 1995 Indianapolis Pace Car (IPC) Replica, one of 527 produced by Chevrolet in 1995. Charlotte is a Pace Car Replica. The actual Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car that served at the 79th Indianapolis 500 was an LT1 Corvette Convertible. In addition to the stock features, it did also have the mandatory safety features that were required by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Official Pace Car came with strobe lights, a special roll-bar, safety harnesses for the driver and passenger, and an onboard fire suppression system. There were just three of the actual pace cars built. Two came equipped with an automatic transmission, and the third came with a six-speed manual gearbox. Jim Perkins, then Chevrolet General Manager, was designated as the official…
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2019 Corvette Grand Sport to Pace 103rd Indy 500

2019 Corvette Grand Sport to Pace 103rd Indy 500

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette History
This is the 16th time Corvette will lead ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ 2019-04-01 The 2019 Corvette Grand Sport will serve as the Official Pace Car for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, leading 33 drivers to the green flag on May 26 for the 103rd running of the legendary race. INDIANAPOLIS — The 2019 Corvette Grand Sport will serve as the Official Pace Car for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, leading 33 drivers to the green flag on May 26 for the 103rd running of the legendary race. It marks the 16th time a Corvette has served as the Pace Car, starting in 1978, and the 30th time a Chevrolet has led the field dating back to 1948, when a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible paced the race.…
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2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
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 the 92nd Indianapolis 500.  Photos of the car appeared in the August 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, of which it also graced the cover. After the photos from the race, we have the official press release. 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. The Corvette Z06 E85 concept pace car is based on the production Z06…
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Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection Offered at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection Offered at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy

Corvettes at Auction
The Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection we are looking at today will be offered at the Mecum Indy Auction in Indy March 19, 2018, and two tickets to the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 Race on May 27, 2018, will also be included with each car the will be sold. Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection at 2018 Mecum Auction Indy At the time of this post, America's Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette has paced the Indianapolis 500 more than any other model in history with a total of 14 races under its belt. Later this month the 2019 Corvette ZR1 will pace the 2018 Indianapolis 500 making the record 15. The Keith Busse Corvette Pace Car Collection we are looking at today will be offered at the…
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2019 CORVETTE ZR1 TO PACE 102ND INDIANAPOLIS 500

2019 CORVETTE ZR1 TO PACE 102ND INDIANAPOLIS 500

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500 Iconic supercar is 15th Corvette to lead ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ 2018-04-19 INDIANAPOLIS — The 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the official Pace Car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will lead drivers to the green flag on Sunday, May 27, for the 102nd running of the legendary race. It marks the 15th time a Corvette has served as the official Pace Car since 1978, and the 29th time a Chevrolet has led the field dating back to 1948 when a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible paced the race. No other vehicle has served as the Pace Car more…
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2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car: This is a great car!

2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car: This is a great car!

2015 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette History
2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car: This Is The Fastest Pace Car Of All Time In today's blog post we are looking back to the 2015 Indianapolis 500 at the Official Corvette Pace Car.  Below is a press release Chevrolet sent out to the media.  At the end of the press release is a photo gallery of the 2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car. JEFF GORDON TO DRIVE CORVETTE Z06 INDY 500 PACE CAR Five-time Brickyard winner will lead the pack for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 Chevrolet announces Wednesday, April 29, 2015, that five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, on May 24 at the…
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