Tag: Indy 500

Corvette Grand Sport Will Pace the 101st Indy 500

Partnership between Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway keeps producing awesome Indy 500 pace cars.

  Comments | By - May 8, 2017

Jeff Gordon Praises Corvette Z06 at INDY 500

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon had plenty of good things to say about the Z06 after his experience driving the pace car for this year’s Indianapolis 500.

  Comments | By - May 28, 2015

Corvette History Through Ads: Special Editions

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

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

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