Limited edition replicas of Indianapolis 500 pace cars offered in 1978, 1986 (all convertibles), 1995 and 1998. Corvette also paced the race in 2002 with a 2003 50th anniversary model.
The car that leads the competitors around the course before the race begins.
Limited edition replica of an Indianapolis 500 pace car. There were Pace Cars in 1978, 1986, 1995, 1997 and 2003.
a high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course
a car whose driver has signed a pledge to go the speed limit on city streets, and to be courteous of other road users when driving, walking, biking or riding a horse
The pace car leads the race cars out of pole position or after a yellow flag or a restart has been ordered.
The official car that leads competitors at a safe speed during caution periods and restarts.
The car that leads the field around the track, prior to the start of the race.
The car that leads the field to set the pace before the start of the actual race and also leads the field during cautions laps.
The official â€œstockâ€ car or truck of the race that is usually provided for each trackâ€(tm)s events through sponsorship from local car dealer. The pace car sets the pace when leading the cars to the green flag for the race start or restarts. During a caution period within the race, the pace car takes to the track and all competitors must line up behind it. Drivers who pass ahead of a pace car while itâ€(tm)s on the track are usually heavily fined. Depending on the size of the track, the pace car sets the speed limit pace for the cars. The pace car also leads the cars down pit road to allow them to correlate their RPM gauges to the set speed limit for the pit road area.
The car that drives in front of race cars on the track; the pace car sets the pace (often in excess of 100 mph) while keeping the racers in starting order, then it gets out of the way for the race to begin.