Tag: Pace Car

Ryan Briscoe Tests the 2013 ZR1 Indy 500 Pace Car

Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe averaged 226.484 mph to win the pole for this Sunday’s 96th Annual Indianapolis 500. While that time guarantees he’ll be starting at the head at the field, there are some other benefits that the Indy pole sitter enjoys like getting the opportunity to run some hot laps in the 2013

  Comments | By - May 22, 2012

Guy Fieri to Drive the 2013 Corvette ZR1 Pace Car at the Indy 500

We dropped the rumor last week that Guy Fieri is in contention to be the pace car driver at this year’s Indianapolis 500 and today we learned that its official. The celebrity chef and Corvette owner will be driving the 2013 Corvette ZR1 to start the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May

  Comments | By - May 15, 2012

2013 60th Anniversary Corvette ZR1 To Pace 96th Indianapolis 500

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway After weeks of anticipation, we learned this morning that the 2013 60th Anniversary Corvette ZR1 will be the official pace car of the 96th Indianapolis 500. This is the first time the Corvette ZR1 has earned the role as the pace setter and with its 638 horsepower, it’s the most

  Comments | By - May 8, 2012

Accidents Will Happen: 1978 Corvette Pace Car vs Semi Truck

This modified Corvette may or may not be one of the 6,502 original Indy 500 Pace Car replicas built in 1978, but it certainly took the brunt when rear ended by a semi truck in Boise, Idaho. The collision of truck vs Corvette happened last week on I-85 East about nine miles from the Idaho-Oregon

  Comments | By - November 4, 2011

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