2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car History

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car History

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In this post, we will look at the history of the 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car that was driven by Lance Armstrong. We also have some great historical photos. This is a press release sent out by Chevrolet. Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors INDIANAPOLIS, April 4, 2006…
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Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

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The 2005 Corvette Pace Car paced at the 89th Annual Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2005. It was driven by Retired Army General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. There were three Pace Cars produced. Eight Track/Festival convertibles painted Victory Red Corvette were used on race day. These Track/Festival Pace Cars did not have the center silver stripe, logo-embroidered headrest, and graphics that were on the actual pace car. There were two replica pace cars produced. 2005 Corvette Convertible Pace Car at the 89th Indianapolis 500. Colin Powell was chosen to drive the Corvette Pace Car. 2005 Corvette Pace Car - Track/Festival Corvette This 2005 Corvette Pace Car is from the Bob McDorman Collection. You will notice that the Track/Festival Pace Cars did no have the center silver stripe,…
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Check out the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Indy Pace Car

Check out the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Indy Pace Car

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2017 Corvette Grand Sport Pace Car at 101st Indy 500 The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Indianapolis 500 Pace Car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Corvette Grand Sport will pace the field at the start of the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 race on Sunday, May 28, 2017. (Photo by Chris Owens/IMS for Chevy Racing) The Corvette Grand Sport is the official pace car for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 and will lead drivers to the green flag on May 28 for the 101st running of the legendary race. Corvette Grand Sport Pace Car History It marks the 14th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, starting in 1978, and the 28th time a Chevrolet has led the field, dating back to 1948. No other…
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2015 Detroit Grand Prix Corvette Pace Car: This Is The Fastest Pace Car Ever

2015 Detroit Grand Prix Corvette Pace Car: This Is The Fastest Pace Car Ever

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2015 Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle Corvette Pace Car We are looking at photos and details about the 2015 Detroit Grand Prix Corvette Pace Car which was driven by Mark Reuss. Below is the press release from Chevrolet. MARK REUSS TO PACE DETROIT GRAND PRIX IN CORVETTE Z06 GM executive and motorsports fan will lead the pack at the Chevrolet Dual Chevrolet announces Friday, May 29, 2015, that General Motors Executive Vice President Product Development Mark Reuss will drive the Corvette Z06 pace car this weekend for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. The Corvette Z06 features 650 supercharged horsepower, a seven-speed manual transmission, and a track-capable chassis system. (Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet) 2015-05-29 DETROIT – Mark Reuss, the top product development executive…
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2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car Photo Gallery

2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car Photo Gallery

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We are looking at our photo gallery for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette ZO6 Pace Car. 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 Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It is the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, dating to 1978, and the 26th time a Chevrolet has led the pack for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” 2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car (Photographer Dave Estes for Vette Vues Magazine) 2015 Indianapolis 500 Corvette Pace Car (Photographer Dave Estes for Vette Vues Magazine) 2015 Corvette Pace Car Edition at 2018 Mecum Indy General Motors…
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2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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2014 Corvette Stingray to pace Grand Prix of Indianapolis "It was an honor for us to be selected as the pace car for this year's Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Indianapolis," said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. "We have such a long history with this track and racing in general." When asked what his favorite thing about the Corvette was he answered without hesitation, "Corvette - especially with a V8 - led a field of race cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There is nothing better than that." This weekend will be the first-ever Grand Prix of Indianapolis, but it won't be the first time a Corvette has led the pack at The Brickyard: It paced last year's Indianapolis 500 (indeed it also did so…
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Mark Reuss drives 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car at Belle Isle

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2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Detroit Red Wings Captain Henrik Zetterberg (left) and racing legend Emerson Fittipaldi (right) pose for a quick photo as General Motors North America President Mark Reuss prepares to drive the 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car out onto the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix circuit Saturday, June 1, 2013 to pace the first Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit race in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors) Chevrolet 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix GM North America President Mark Reuss takes a spin around the Grand Prix track to show us what it's like behind the wheel of the new Stingray. General Motors North America President Mark Reuss drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray…
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Laguna Blue Tintcoat 2014 Corvette Indy Pace Car Reveal

Laguna Blue Tintcoat 2014 Corvette Indy Pace Car Reveal

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We are looking at a press release for the 2014 CORVETTE INDY PACE CAR which will pace the 97th running Indianapolis 500. 2014 CORVETTE STINGRAY TO PACE 97TH INDIANAPOLIS 500 2013-05-02 INDIANAPOLIS – The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car, leading the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chevrolet announces Thursday, May 2, 2013, the all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car, leading the field for the 97th running of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It marks a record 12th time the Corvette has served as the Pace Car. The 2014 Corvette Stingray…
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2013 Chevy Corvette ZR1 Pace Car

2013 Chevy Corvette ZR1 Pace Car

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2012 Indianapolis 500 Offical Pace Car - 2013 Chevy Corvette ZR1 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to Pace 96th Indianapolis 500 A 2013 Chevy Corvette ZR1 will lead the 96th Indianapolis 500 Sunday, May 27, 2012. It has 638 HP and is the most powerful production car to serve as a Pace Car. 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to Pace 96th Indianapolis 500 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to Pace 96th Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS – A 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will lead the starting field of the 96th Indianapolis 500 to the green flag Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With 638 horsepower, the Corvette ZR1 is the most powerful production car ever to pace the race. This will be the 23rd time a Chevrolet has paced “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and the 11th time…
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