Pace Car

33k Mile Pace Car: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette

Corvettes are America’s number one sports car. In 1978, Chevrolet badged all the cars with 25th anniversary medallions and produced a silver and charcoal anniversary car. However, most eyes are drawn to the 1978 Indianapolis Pace Car that was… more»

Indy Pace Car Project: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

Since the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911, there have been manufacturer-supplied cars to pace the field. One of the most popular automobiles to have this honor was the Chevy Camaro, which did it four times between 1967 and 1993…. more»

30k Original Miles: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo Pace Car

By 1980, forced-induction engines were making their presence felt in many spheres of motorsport. Manufacturers could see the benefit of this technology in their production models, as it allowed engines to produce considerably more power without significantly compromising fuel… more»

V8/4-Speed: 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car Edition

Being selected to supply the Pace Car for the annual Indianapolis 500 carries prestige. Despite its enormous sales success, it is an honor bestowed on Ford’s Mustang a mere three times. The second of those occasions was in 1979,… more»

13k Miles! 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Pace Car

When Chevrolet introduced the third-generation Camaro for the 1982 model year, it had little resemblance at all to its predecessor on the outside, although it continued to ride on the General Motors F-Body platform.  Its initial reception was overall… more»

1 of 100: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Indy 500 Festival Pace Car

Most Pontiac enthusiast are aware that the 1980 Pontiac Trans Am was selected as the pace car for the 1980 Indianapolis 500. There were 5,700 Indianapolis 500 Pace Cars produced and sold by Pontiac dealers. However, most enthusiasts are… more»

Big Block 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car Convertible

A unique paint scheme or graphics is a sure way to get noticed in a crowd of classic cars. There are a ton of first-year 1967 Camaros running around, but not too many pace cars. This car is one… more»

42k Original Miles: 1953 Ford Sunliner Pace Car

When a vehicle manufacturer is given the honor of supplying the Official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500, they are rightly proud. As a result, those companies will usually produce a limited-edition vehicle to celebrate this milestone. Ford was… more»

Rare 1976 Buick Century Pace Car

You don’t see these cars come up for sale very often. This is a 1976 Buick Century Pace Car and it is located in Clinton Township, Michigan. The car is unrestored and would be considered a mid-level project that… more»

1,700-Mile 1993 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Pace Car

Update 8/21/20 – This dusty Camaro has been relisted here on eBay. How high will it go this time around? From 7/13/20 – During the 1993 model year, Chevrolet released the fourth generation of the Camaro muscle car, and… more»

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»

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»