“Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have such a long history together, so it is exciting to be able to produce another ‘first’ at the famed Brickyard,” said Chevrolet vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, Jim Campbell.
This isn’t the first time the Corvette has made an appearance at the racetrack—the Corvette has held pace car duties at the Indy 500 for 12 times since being chosen for the first time in 1978, the last time being last year. This weekend is for a different race, however.
“Chevrolet … especially with a V8 … leading a field of race cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There is nothing better. Nothing,” added president of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Doug Boles,