|BARRETT-JACKSON TO AUCTION RARE VINTAGE RACE CARS DURING 45TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE|
|•Crossing the block from the Chip Miller Collection will be the 1959 Corvette 'Purple People Eater' (Lot #1389), which won the SCCA National Championship
•One of six original factory-backed NASCAR race cars, the famous 1957 Chevrolet 150 'Black Widow' (Lot #1357) will be a crowd favorite
•The 1963 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 'Swiss Cheese' (Lot #1358) was the last car to be built under the Pontiac Super Duty program
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|Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car|
|Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It is the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, dating to 1978, and the 26th time a Chevrolet has led the pack for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Ra...[Read more...]|
|1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First Crown|
|In 1966, the Englishman Graham Hill would come through 500 miles at Indianapolis to collect the win. He was already a World Champion in Formula One, and now, a champion at Indianapolis. He would go on to win at Le Mans in the early 1970s making him the only driver in history to have won the three major racing events. In 1995, just one year before the 30th anniversary of Hill's accomplishment, Jacques Villeneuve would overcome a wild and controversial Indy 500 to start his own march toward the tr...[Read more...]|
|BAYNE AND HORNISH TALK NATIONWIDE RACING AT INDIANAPOLIS|
| ||Trevor Bayne will once again pilot the No. 6 Ford Mustang in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but this time the car has a distinct look, with a bright pink Pillow Pets sponsor wrap. Bayne passed out Pillow Pets in the media center and then answered a few racing questions Friday.
TREVOR BAYNE, No. 6 Pillow Pets Ford Mustang – IS YOUR CAR FAST THIS WEEKEND? 'I didn't know a rainbow bear could go so fast around a race track. Our Pillow Pets Mustang is re...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET INDYCAR V6 ENGINE POWERS TONY KANAAN TO CAREER-FIRST INDIANAPOLIS 500 VICTORY|
|INDIANAPOLIS (May 26, 2013) – Tony Kanaan, No. 11 Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology SH Racing Chevrolet, had been denied a trip to victory lane many times at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), but as fate would have it this year, he was in the right place at the right time to capture his first Indianapolis 500 win. Kanaan, the 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion, started 12th and led 34 laps, but the key move came when he took the lead on a lap 197 restart, and was stretching his advantage ...[Read more...]|