Tag: Indy 500

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

1978 Corvette Pace Car with 4.4 Miles to be Auctioned in September

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Just when you might be thinking that all the old “barn finds” have surely been discovered by now, you hear about someone like the Lambrechts. Ray and Mildred Lambrecht have been running Lambrecht Chevrolet in Pierce, Nebraska for the past 50 years – with just one other employee – but since they’re getting on up

  Comments | By - July 16, 2013

C7 Corvette to Make 455 hp, According to Harbaugh Pacecar Announcement

In yesterday’s official announcement from GM that named 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the official driver of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car for the Indy 500, there was a paragraph that described the known performance specs for the new C7 sports car. According to the release, the 6.2L LT1 V8 makes 455 horsepower, not

  Comments | By - May 24, 2013

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Pacing Indy 500 in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Earlier this month we learned the 2014 Corvette Stingray would be pacing the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 and now we know who will be driving the Laguna Blue Stingray. Jim Harbaugh, coach of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers has been named the official pace car driver and will lead the 33 Indy Cars

  Comments | By - May 22, 2013

86 Vette Indy Pacecar ‘Vert Stolen After CL Ad Placed

File photo courtesy of Corvettes.nl An Indiana Corvette owner has learned a hard lesson about the dangers of deals on the Internet. Mike Stull decided to turn to Craigslist to find someone to replace the top on his yellow 1986 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car convertible. He thought he had found the perfect person in

  Comments | By - May 14, 2013

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