Tag: Indianapolis

Corvette History Through Ads: Special Editions

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Every year since 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has used a pace car to assist with the rolling start of the race. It didn’t take the marketing and sales departments long to recognize how to use this to help sell cars. Though hard to believe based on the last decade of pace cars, the Corvette, America’s […] More »

  Comments | By - August 28, 2013

1974 Motion Can Am Spyder Prototype Heading to Mecum Indy

Mecum’s 26th annual Spring Classic auction kicks off next week in Indianapolis. One of the stars of the weekend will be this 1974 Motion Can Am Spyder from the Dan McMichael collection. The monster was the prototype for a short run consisting of just 3 additional cars. It goes up for bids next Saturday, May

  Comments | By - May 17, 2013

Mecum’s Indy Auction Offering Corvette Treasures

Dana Mecum’s name is being changed to “Indiana Mecum” because like “Indiana Jones” he has a way of finding treasures, Corvette treasures, and offering them for sale at his vaunted Indianapolis Spring Auction, May 14th through May 19th. This year “Indiana Mecum” will auction over 2,000 collector cars and motorcycles during his six day extravaganza.

  Comments | By - May 13, 2013

C7 Corvette Stingray to Pace Indy 500

Indianapolis 500 race officials announced today that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will pace the 97th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. This will be the 12th time that a Corvette paces the race.

  Comments | By - May 2, 2013

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum’s 25th Annual Spring Classic in Indianapolis

Mecum Auctions will offer nearly 200 Corvettes for sale this week in Indianapolis at their 25th Annual Spring Classic auction. Corvettes make up almost 10% of the expected 2,000 car docket. The event kicked off yesterday with “Super Tuesday” and concludes on Sunday, May 20th. The team at Velocity will provide 32 hours of live

  Comments | By - May 16, 2012

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