Article: One man's Chevy Corvette Indy 500 pace car collection's heading to auction

April 30, 2018

One man's Chevy Corvette Indy 500 pace car collection's heading to Auction

Sean Szymkowski of Motor Authority ReportApr 27, 2018

The Indy 500 and the Chevrolet Corvette are a match made in brickyard bliss. The Corvette as a pace car is an institution.

But, this collection of pace cars is unlike anything we've seen before. Why? Because it includes a Corvette pace car from every year the nameplate was used to pace the legendary race. It's also the only collection of its kind in the world.

The first year a Corvette paced the Indy 500 was 1978, and that's exactly where the collection begins. Subsequently, there are five generations of Corvettes represented: C3, C4, C5, C6, and C7. The real charm of the collection are the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 examples. The pace cars from those years were never offered for sale to the public. ........

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