Chevrolet Camaro – Official Pace Car for 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 – May 29, 2011 Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — Officials from Chevrolet and Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS Indianapolis 500 pace car at the Speedway’s Hall of Fame Museum today.
Chevy Camaro Pace Car – May 30, 2010 Indy 500
“We’ve enjoyed a great partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway throughout the years, and are proud to once again have the privilege of pacing the Indianapolis 500 in a Camaro,” said Jim Campbell, General Manager, Chevrolet. Read More
1998 Chevrolet Corvette
345hp 5.7L V-8
Driven by: Parnelli Jones – 1963 Indy 500 Winner
In 1998, the newly-introduced convertible version of the C5 was chosen to pace the Indianapolis 500 race, and a Pace Car Replica (RPO Z4Z) was offered to the public. Aside from lacking the equipment necessary for actual pace car duties (light bar, special racing harnesses, etc.), there was little difference between the Pace Car Replica C5 and the vehicle that actually saw duty during the race. Read More