Indy Pace Car

Real Deal: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS Indy Pace Car

Being selected as the supplier of the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 is an accolade to which many manufacturers aspire. Chevrolet’s Camaro has been accorded that honor on nine occasions. The Camaro Convertible served with distinction in 1969,… more»

72k Original Miles: 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car Edition

It is the month of May, meaning that we are only two weeks away from the annual running of the iconic Indianapolis 500. The television audience for this event is enormous, meaning that the vehicle chosen as the event’s… more»

Indy Festival Car: 1975 Buick LeSabre Convertible

I love seeing a nice convertible in the winter, with actual snow on the ground in Anoka, Minnesota, with the top down. It’s hard to not see snow on the ground in February in Minnesota, come to think of… more»

54k Mile 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car

You have to give marketing and product planning gurus their dues. An old adage in motorsport says that what wins on Sunday sells on Monday. However, if your shiny new model isn’t competing in a motorsport event, why not… more»

46k Mile 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car

When it comes to the question of limited edition classics, some vehicles are more limited than others. Take the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car as a case in point. The company had intended to produce a mere 2,500… more»

350-Equipped: 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z20 Indy Pace Car

On nine occasions, the Chevrolet Camaro has been afforded the honor of serving as the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500. These have included the 1982 event where they used their newly-unveiled Third Generation Z28 model. As has been… more»

One Owner: 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition

There will be times when a classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds, and the vehicle will seem to tick all of the right boxes. That seems to be the case with this 1979 Mustang… more»

28k Original Miles: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Edition

It seems that when examples of the 1978 Corvette Pace Car Edition land on our desks here at Barn Finds, they usually fall into two categories. We will often see the ones that the original owner has squirreled away… more»

1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car With 75 Genuine Miles!

We’ve seen a few examples of the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car over the years here at Barn Finds, and they tend to be divided into two distinct categories. Some are amazingly well preserved low-mileage vehicles, while others… more»

36K Mile: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Indy Pace Car

Located in Wichita, Kansas, this unrestored 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Replica has traveled only 36,000 miles since new. Based on the pictures in the ad, the car looks like it has even less miles… more»

Museum Piece: 1985 Oldsmobile Calais Pace Car

The Oldsmobile Calais was a sleek, modern-looking upgrade from the previous year’s Olds Omega, a somewhat clunky-looking, blocky X-body car that lived up to its name as far as ending in 1984 (Omega = the last or the end)…. more»

22-Mile 1990 Chevrolet Beretta Indy 500 Pace Car

There are low-mile cars and then there are low-mile cars. This 1990 Chevrolet Beretta Indy 500 Pace Car replica has a mere 22 miles on it. Not 22,000, just 22, although the odometer shows just 21 miles. This 30-year-old… more»

Pace Car Project: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

It’s a heartbreaking prospect. You own a desirable classic car and have commenced a restoration. All of the panels have been whipped into shape and the next step is to have the paint applied. Then suddenly the car is… more»

Pace Car Project: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car

Chevrolet built 6,502 examples of the Corvette Indy Pace Car Edition, and we’ve managed to see quite a few of them here at Barn Finds. The vast majority of the examples that we’ve seen have tended to be vehicles… more»

12k Mile: Corvette Indy Pace Car

I know a lot of 1978 Indianapolis Pace Car Corvettes were put away when new but they always catch my eye. This one is for sale here on Craigslist in Lincoln, Nebraska for a very reasonable $15,500. I bought… more»

No Reserve: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car

While it wasn’t the rarest of the limited edition models produced by Chevrolet, the Corvette Indy Pace Car was a car that sold extremely well when new. Today, the majority of examples seem to fall into two distinct camps…. more»