Pace Car

Faded Glory: 1981 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am

We appreciate Roger bringing this 1981 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am that is located near Carlsbad, California to our attention. Only 2,000 Daytona 500 Edition Turbo Trans Ams like this one were built in 1981.  Pontiac fans sometimes call this… more»

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1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car With 7 Miles!!!

We’ve seen some low-mileage examples of the 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car Replica over the years here at Barn Finds, but this particular example is something a little bit extraordinary. With a genuine 7 miles showing on its odometer,… more»

Ready To Restore: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car

In 1969, the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible was chosen as the Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500, marking the second time this honor had been bestowed on the Camaro in 3-years. The Chevrolet Camaro has now had this honor on… more»

1981 Buick Regal Indy 500 Pace Car Replica #005

We have seen quite a few Indy 500 replicas over the last few years, but this could be the first Buick Regal version. These are exceptionally rare and this one appears to be in great shape. It won’t win… more»

20K Mile Pace Car! 1985 Oldsmobile Calais 500

I’m a huge fan of special editions and crazy graphics packages on vehicles. Give me a limited edition with weird stripes and lettering and other things that do nothing for the performance and I’m happy. This 1985 Oldsmobile Calais… more»

1-of-268: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible “Pace Car”

It’s always interesting how some of the replicas that different manufacturers release to celebrate one of their models being chosen as the Indianapolis Pace Car are considered to be very desirable, while others are less so. The car chosen… more»

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z11 Pace Car Project

In the late sixties, Camaros had been used as pace cars at Indy for a few years so Chevrolet decided to capitalize on that fact by building a “replica” and offering it to consumers. It ended up being one… more»

Easy Project Car: 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car

For muscle car enthusiasts, the 1970s were a pretty awful time. At the start of the decade, the market was flooded with some truly fire-breathing machinery. By the end of the decade, ever-tightening emission and safety regulations had strangled… more»

1 of 1,500? 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Pace Car

The number jumps around a bit from 1,300 to 1,900 with more than a few sources saying that there were 1,500 of these 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Pace Car replicas made for the 1965 Indianapolis 500. This example can… more»

Tastefully Modded Survivor: 1979 Mustang Pace Car

While we can all agree that stock survivors are the best way to find a car if you want one that represents a good value, but sometimes minor modifications are acceptable if they’re in good taste and easily reversible…. more»

Indy 500 Pace Car: 1984 Pontiac Fiero

While we all know most pace cars are a shadow of their on-track counterparts, I think we can all agree some of the replicas are cooler than others. That’s how I feel about the Fiero, even if it was… more»

L-82 Pace Car: 1978 Corvette 25th Anniversary

Not just “another Corvette”, this 1978 25th Anniversary Edition is for sale here on craigslist in the humble town of Mt. Union, Pennsylvania near Altoona. Interested? Read on…

Graphics Gone: 1979 Ford Mustang Indy Pace Car

This 1979 Ford Mustang Indy 500 Pace Car replica has clearly fallen on hard times. With much of its paint gone and the original engine seized, there’s not much here than a shell at this point with a Recaro… more»

Florida Find: 1978 Corvette Pace Car

Another day, another tired pace car waiting for rescue. This 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car is baking in the sun somewhere near St. Petersburg, Florida, in need of cosmetic and mechanical restoration. The C3 Pace Cars were intended to… more»

1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Survivor

In 1979, the then newly released Fox-Body Ford Mustang was the Official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500. To commemorate this, Ford released a run of 10,478 Indy Pace Car Mustangs, and this Mustang is one of those cars…. more»

Indy Pace Car Edition: 1984 Pontiac Fiero

With only around 2,000 of these cars made, this 1984 Pontiac Fiero Indy Pace Car edition is a pretty rare example. This one can be found here on eBay and it’s located in Salina, Kansas. The current bid price is… more»