CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY TO PACE INDY 500 FOR 12TH TIME




The 2014 Stingray is this year’s Indy pace car.

The 2014 Stingray is this year’s Indy pace car.

The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car, leading the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

It marks a record 12th time the Corvette has served as the Pace Car, the first being in 1978.

“It is an honor to help inaugurate the all-new Corvette Stingray at the hallowed Brickyard and further the legacy between Chevrolet and the Indianapolis 500,” said Jim Campbell, GM vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The 2014 Corvette Stingray’s racing, making this prestigious assignment even more fitting.”

“Chevrolet is a great partner of the Speedway,” said Jeff Belskus, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and CEO. “That connection is heightened this year with the next-generation Corvette.”

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