Article: A Look Back at the History of the Indy 500 and the Corvette Pace Car

January 18, 2018

By Chris Shelton in Super Chevy

Well, it happened again. For the 14th time—an unprecedented number we’ll explain in a minute—a Corvette led the 33-car field at the Indianapolis 500. The May 28th (2017) event represented a couple of achievements for Chevrolet. Over the event’s 101-year history, its cars have paced the field 28 times, half of those with the Corvette. More than achievements, those are records. In fact, more Corvettes have served as the pace car than any other manufacturer besides Chevrolet.

Read More:Click Here to read more about the significance of this event and to read about each of the (14) cars. A picture gallery is also included. Will the 2018 Indy 500 use a fifteenth Corvette pace car? ZR1? We will have to wait and see.

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