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Old 01-27-2013, 03:32 PM   #1
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Question C7 Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car?

Indy 500 coming up in a few months only (May 26). What are the chances we see a C7 Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car?

Does it still qualify even if it won't have started production by then?
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:35 PM   #2
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Nope doubt it but we never know... IIRC it's TBD but may still be the current ZR1... next year it'll likely be the new
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:33 PM   #3
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Camaro was the Pace Car in 2009 when production has just barely begun.

Might be a stretch but we could hope...
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:35 PM   #4
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:12 AM   #5
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I wouldn't be surprised to see it as the at all...between the couple of show cars and test mules that have been seen out and about I'm sure Chevy can get one there if asked.
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2013 Indy Pace Car?

Since they used a 2013 60th anniversary Corvette to pace the 2012 Indy 500 what do you think the chance of the 2014 Stingray has to pace the 2013 Indy 500?
If not it will definitely be the 2014 pace car in my opinion.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:58 AM   #7
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Probably a Viper SRT.........
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:00 PM   #8
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Probably a Viper SRT.........
Nooooo!!!

Seriously though, I can't wait to see the Corvette Stingray vs Viper comparisons once the C7 is out.
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:52 PM   #9
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Even if the C7 isn't the pace car, hopefully it's at least there on display for the public to check out.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:42 PM   #10
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Nooooo!!!

Seriously though, I can't wait to see the Corvette Stingray vs Viper comparisons once the C7 is out.
really, it should be the C7 ZR1 replacement up against the Viper if you're talking apples to apples. Although the old ZR1 beat the new Viper in a couple of tests already. But it's going to be a couple of years before we see that beast probably...
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really, it should be the C7 ZR1 replacement up against the Viper if you're talking apples to apples. Although the old ZR1 beat the new Viper in a couple of tests already. But it's going to be a couple of years before we see that beast probably...
I read they are already testing the Grand Sport Replacement and the ZR1 replacement isn't far behind. So I say about 6 months after the Stingray comes out the new Grand Sport replacement will, then in 6 more months the ZR1 replacement will be out.
I don't think Chevy wants to not have a Viper competitor for very long.
I also read the Grand Sport may have 600HP and the next ZR1 have 700HP.. But those were just guesses.
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I doubt there will be a Grand Sport for the C7 right away.
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It's already been announced that the SS is the pace car.
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Even if the C7 isn't the pace car, hopefully it's at least there on display for the public to check out.
They probably will. I went last year and they had a ZL1.
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That's the Daytona pace car, I don't think they have announced the Indy pace car yet.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:23 PM   #17
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That's the Daytona pace car, I don't think they have announced the Indy pace car yet.
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