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Old 12-27-2007, 04:09 PM   #1
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GM gets the Indy job....again!

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/12/27/t...uding-e85-z06/

GM has provided the Indy Pace Car for the last 11 years....12, counting this latest one.....

The Vette has done it for the 4 years straight (soon to be 5), and again in '02 (the string of Corvettes being interrupted in '03 by the SSR). The pace car has come from GM every year since '96 and in the last 50 years of Indy, the pace car has been a non-GM vehicle only 14 times.....

Why don't they just start calling this the General Motors 500? LOL.
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:41 PM   #2
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It's good to see that GM gets respect for its cars. How is the selection made?
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Old 12-27-2007, 10:56 PM   #3
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So will we be able to buy a pace car replica E85 Z06 too?
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Old 12-27-2007, 11:31 PM   #4
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Those are both beautiful!!!
I'm glad to see GM dipping their toes into performance-oriented E85 vehicles. Damn good PR, and really shows a sort of "why can't fast be 'green'" attitude.
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Old 12-28-2007, 12:02 AM   #5
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boy i cannot wait till the camaro pace car for the 2009 race
as long as it is a ragtop in white with orange interior and orange stripes on the hood and rear deck
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E85 has no real point, but 90% of this environmental stuff is all smoke and mirrors anyway, so bravo GM. Earn those free CAFE points.
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Old 12-28-2007, 02:50 AM   #7
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Those are both beautiful!!!
I'm glad to see GM dipping their toes into performance-oriented E85 vehicles. Damn good PR, and really shows a sort of "why can't fast be 'green'" attitude.
That's exactly what I was saying when we were arguing about global warming.
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Old 12-28-2007, 03:40 AM   #8
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Daddy wants the greeeeen one!!!!

YOWZA!!! Those are gorgeous. I, too, can't wait to see the 2010 Camaro pace car. Sure it'll be reminiscent of the 1st Gen...orange and white.
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:00 PM   #9
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wow this will be 12 years of GM cars in a row.. and with the Camaro coming out soon, I'm sure that won't change either lol. Both those Vettes are incredible.
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:03 PM   #10
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boy i cannot wait till the camaro pace car for the 2009 race
as long as it is a ragtop in white with orange interior and orange stripes on the hood and rear deck
You mean like mine (add stickers)?
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:43 PM   #11
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You mean like mine (add stickers)?
yup and i can totally see it having the retro OFFICIAL PACE CAR but with the 1969 replaced with a 2009 below that on the doors too .
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