GM Renaissance Center Opens Racing Heritage Display2
Visitors stopping by General Motors’ Detroit headquarters at the Renaissance Center will be treated to a new display inside “GM World.”
The automaker announced it has opened a racing heritage display at GM World, which features vintage and modern vehicles as a tribute to GM’s storied history in motorsport. A baker’s dozen of vehicles will be on display with more vehicles set for introduction throughout the summer.
GM World is situated in the five-story atrium inside the RenCen, and each vehicle features an LED screen at the turntable to provide additional information on the car. Additionally, specialists will help answer any questions about the various cars. They include:
- 1967 Camaro Indy 500 pace car that was driven by Mauri Rose.
- 2015 Corvette Indy 500 pace car that was driven by Jeff Gordon.
- 2016 Camaro SS Indy 500 pace car that was driven by Roger Penske.
- 2018 Silverado NASCAR support truck.
- Silverado NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pace truck.
- 2012 #90 Corvette Daytona Prototype.
- 2018 #48 Camaro ZL1 Hendrick Motorsports Jimmie Johnson NASCAR race car.
- 2018 Camaro ZL1 pace car.
- 2017 Chevrolet IndyCar.
- 2018 Camaro GT4.R “Blackdog Speed Shop” World Challange GTS race car.
- 2001 Corvette C5-R American Le Mans Series race car.
- 2015 Cadillac ATS-V.R IMSA GT-3 race car.
- 1987 #5 Rick Mears Chevrolet-powered Penske PC17 IndyCar race car.
The display opens this week ahead of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle. The grand prix kicks off on June 1.
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Love the 67 Camaro pace car. That blue color on the stripes is great.
I hope the new Chevy Bolt EV can compete in a world rally and win, then gain a new spot on this exhibit as the first GM electric racing car.