2011 Ford Mustang GT Daytona 500 Pace Car: Redder, Not Just Better

As we reported earlier, the 2011 Ford Mustang GT is the official 2010 Daytona 500 Pace Car and it will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson for charity. First live picture of the pace-setting 'Stang below. » 1/19/10 1:45pm 1/19/10 1:45pm

Camaro Pace Cars Have Brake Weights, Crazy Wheel Imbalance

You might think the General would have addressed the brake weights added to the Chevy Camaro's squealing calipers for their Indy 500 pace cars. You'd be wrong, because these have those plus a ton of weights for actual wheel balancing. » 5/24/09 8:00am 5/24/09 8:00am

Unemployed Canadian Ford GT Pace Car Goes Up For Auction

While we'll be awaiting the results of an election tomorrow, certain Canadians will be awaiting the results of the auction of a Ford GT » 11/03/08 5:20pm 11/03/08 5:20pm used as a pace car during various Canadian Champ Car races. As there are no more Champ Car races, and with the gone, there's not much more for the pace car to do. There won't be any…

Mercedes SL63 F1 Safety Car and C63 Medical Car Revealed

Mercedes has unveiled the official SL63 AMG pace car and C63 wagon medical car for the 2008 Formula One series. The models' first race will be at the Australian GP in Melbourne next week. In addition to copious amounts of safety equipment, the SL63 has received performance upgrades to make it more capable on the track.
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Chevrolet Reveals Corvette Z06 Pace Car For Allstate 400

One of us had the opportunity yesterday to head down to the little city within a city of Speedway, IN to play a round of golf at the Brickyard Crossing golf course. But it wasn't just a round of golf. Nope, it was a round of golf where we were accompanied by a couple of quasi-media folks and a few Chevrolet-driving… » 7/27/07 2:00pm 7/27/07 2:00pm

Patrick Dempsey to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Patrick Dempsey's finest hour as an actor may not have been playing Mike Damone on the short-lived TV version of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Likewise, it probably wasn't playing the randy teen gigolo Randy Bodek in the Movie "Loverboy," in which he both bedded Barbara Carrera and fled from angry husband Vic Tayback (in … » 5/22/07 4:15pm 5/22/07 4:15pm

Jay Leno's Daytona Ride: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car

Yes, this is the car Davey's referring to in his LA missive that outs Jay Leno on a single "Brokeback Mountain" joke. Leno will drive this customized 2006 Corvette Z06 to pace the 48th running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 19 that kicks off the Nextel Cup racing season. The Corvette pace car is mechanically identical to the … » 1/06/06 9:00am 1/06/06 9:00am