2014 Corvette Stingray to pace the 97th Indianapolis 500

The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will be the pace car for the Indianpolis 500 on May 26, leading the field of Indycars to the green flag at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  This is the 12th time the Corvette has been the official Pace Car for the race since 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 performance was influenced by racing, making this prestigious assignment even more fitting.”

The Pace Car has been decked out in a special Laguna Blue Tintcoat with official Indy 500 graphics on the doors.  The only difference between this pace car is a production model 2014 Corvette Stingray are the track-mandated safety additions and strobe lights.  The all-new 6.2-liter LT1 engine remains stock.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray enters showrooms this fall, including a hardtop and convertible model.

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