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Old 01-28-2009, 05:04 PM   #51
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That is the best news!!!!! AWSOME
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:16 PM   #52
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Were you guys really surprised? I mean what else would it have been? An Impala?!?!

Actually.......they used an Impala SS as a pace car at several races. Looked really good too!!!!!! Can't find any pics for some reason.
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:20 PM   #53
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I wouldn't be surprised if it is the Dale Jr car as the pace car with a little extra badging on it...
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:22 PM   #54
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i only watch big nascar races, but i hope they wind up using the 'maro in nascar a couple years down the road as a racecar. cuz i'm not much of a fan of the impala. [though in the end it's just a name sticker on the car]
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:52 PM   #55
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Will there be a Daytona 500 pace car replica available?
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:55 PM   #56
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If I remember correctly those were the ACTUAL cars provided by Chevy to Indy that were dispursed to dealers after the race and sold, there were no actual Brickyard Pace car replicas built and sold. But they did build some Monte Carlo Brickyard pace car replicas for the first 400 in 1994.

actually that is how most pace cars are done in nascar they are just loaner cars that are returned after their use and sold through a dealer...
It is part of the track sponsership deal. which ever manufacturer has the sponsership at that track provides cars and trucks to use during the race weeks and for general track use. later those are returned and sold.
Being the Camaro will not be an actual production car at that time I doubt that It will be sold....It may go on display in the "Daytona Experience"
Yes a friend of mine has one of those Blue Monte's. The Chicago Race I went to in 05 had like 100 Chargers for the event, it was quite a show.

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Old 01-28-2009, 06:02 PM   #57
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I'm not a fan of NASCAR, but I'll be watching this just to see the Camaro on my HD tv!
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:05 PM   #58
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YES!!!!! IM A HUGE JEFF GORDON AND NASCAR FAN!!!! SO THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:24 PM   #59
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Actually.......they used an Impala SS as a pace car at several races. Looked really good too!!!!!! Can't find any pics for some reason.
Yeah they definitely did. I will be pretty disgusted if they stick the CoT wing on the back of the Camaro like they did with the Impala.

Couldn't find a picture of the Impala but stumbled across this. Off topic, but I don't ever remember the batmobile being the pace car, its apparently real though.

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Old 01-28-2009, 06:37 PM   #60
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Yeah they definitely did. I will be pretty disgusted if they stick the CoT wing on the back of the Camaro like they did with the Impala.

Couldn't find a picture of the Impala but stumbled across this. Off topic, but I don't ever remember the batmobile being the pace car, its apparently real though.

Whoa Ive never seen this lol
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:25 PM   #61
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Damnit! I just sold my tx. for the race!

I would have went had I known the Camaro was the Pace Car!

Oh well...
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:43 PM   #62
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Huge Nascar fan here! GREAT news! Cant wait to see it... And can't wait to watch Jr win his second 500! Or Mark Martin win his first!

I remember the Batmobile (or Tumbler as batman fans will recognize) leading the field. Cant remember which race it was though. It actually only lead the field prior to green flag. If you look in the picture, you can see the real Pace Car in front of the field in yellow.
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:01 PM   #63
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After many long hours and sleepless nights from our Camaro Team, We are proud to anncounce that the Camaro's Productoin Date is just a day away instead of a Month away. And How here is the 2010 Chevy Camaro Pace Car.

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Old 01-28-2009, 08:26 PM   #64
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heres a few quick variations using jinxs Z28 as a base
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Nice! I remember the Batmobile being on the track. That was at one of the Michigan races and it was just paraded around before the race. They did the same thing with the concept camaro at that same race I believe, but it only came out for like a lap. When the 03 Mach 1 Mustang came out it paced the last race of the season at Homestead and it was plain with the race logo on the door, I'm hoping IOM, I really wanna see it on the camaro in person.
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Cool news. I'm a big Nascar fan and will be watching the race regardless. But now I have something to watch during the caution laps.

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Yeah they definitely did. I will be pretty disgusted if they stick the CoT wing on the back of the Camaro like they did with the Impala.

Couldn't find a picture of the Impala but stumbled across this. Off topic, but I don't ever remember the batmobile being the pace car, its apparently real though.

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Nice! I remember the Batmobile being on the track. That was at one of the Michigan races and it was just paraded around before the race. They did the same thing with the concept camaro at that same race I believe, but it only came out for like a lap. When the 03 Mach 1 Mustang came out it paced the last race of the season at Homestead and it was plain with the race logo on the door, I'm hoping IOM, I really wanna see it on the camaro in person.
It was the Batman Begins 400 in June 2005 at Michigan. I was there and there was no Camaro.
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:20 PM   #68
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while you should give jinx credit...you should remove his logo...

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Old 01-28-2009, 09:24 PM   #69
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Actually.......they used an Impala SS as a pace car at several races. Looked really good too!!!!!! Can't find any pics for some reason.
Impala for the Indy 500?? I'm not surprised about the camaro though, they picked the 1st year 1st gen, 1st year 3rd gen, 1st year 4th gen, now the 5th gen's turn!

Bring back IROC! Let's see some Trans Am racing w/ the big 3! I'm pumped!!
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:32 PM   #70
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Cant believe Scott is going to show off his Camaro for the 500.
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:43 PM   #71
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for all y'all color wonderers, don't y'all see it??? this is clearly the perfect chance to debut Cyber Gray!!!!!
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Old 01-29-2009, 01:20 AM   #72
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while you should give jinx credit...you should remove his logo...

...and....leave the Photoshopin' to Jinx....



thats kinda mean lol

he did say they were from jinx in the first post... and why would he remove his logo? then it would look like he was trying to say those were his original images

oh and

thats cool the maro is the new pace car
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heres a few quick variations using jinxs Z28 as a base

Those blue wheels make it look more like the Ghetto 500 Pace Car.
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:40 AM   #74
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Sweet, can not wait to see what it looks like...
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Old 01-29-2009, 11:59 AM   #75
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And at the "Ladies start your engines!", all we'll hear are fart cans. And the race will be moved to late at night to show off the neon light up drivers numbers.. With names like Kenichi Nippynongi

And the race will become known as the Rice-a-roni 5.
Wouldn't surprise me. Why do you think I quit watching nascar? It's sick what that idiot Brian France has done to the sport. So sad that another AMERICAN institution has to be ruined because of some punk's greed. Twenty some odd years of supporting the sport, and I feel screwed. Thanks alot France, I think your Grandfather is spinning in his grave. Oh, and go to hell toyota.
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