Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 2011.
That’s right! Good ole Chevy has been announced as the Indianapolis 500’s Pace Car once again for the year of 2011. This is Chevrolet’s 22nd time being chosen as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and it is the Camaro’s seventh time. To top off the great news of being named the “it” car of 2011, it is the 100th anniversary of the first Indianapolis 500 race! So this is not just a huge honor for Chevy, its an uber-awesome-unbelievable-honor.
All of Chevy’s proceeds at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale classic auto auction will be donated to the David Foster Foundation, a charity that supports families with children in needof life-saving organ transplants.
The pace car features a Summit White exterior accented with orange stripes and door graphics. The interior has organge trimmed leather, including seat rests that are embossed with teh Indy 500 logo. The color combo is similar to the 1969 Camaro Indy pace car.
Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible to be Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 2011
Chris Perry, VP of Chevy Marketing says: “It’s an honor for Chevrolet to pace the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, especially during this landmark year. This is also a great opportunity for us to build on Camaro’s strong momentum, while supporting an important charity.”
The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale classic auto auction took palce on January 22nd. The Camaro was sold for $225,000, which means that the the David Foster Foundation received $225,000!!
Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 2011