Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Reunion!
Event of the Century is now history !
this year Camaro led the field as the Official Pace Car of
the 500, The Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Registry shined this
weekend as several of our members played key roles in organizing
this event with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.
Milestone Reunion played host to over 241 Indianapolis 500
Pace "Vehicles" from over the years! The setting
was great with excellent visibility for those spectactors
attending Pole Qualification weekend since we were setup right
in front of the Museum.
less than 81 Corvettes, of which 66 cars belonged to Members
or Registrants of the PCR attended ! Of these, the 2007 Corvette
Editions were the dominant Year of the event wth 19 being
than a brief period of rain overnight Friday and early Saturday
morning, the weather was great with a fun-filled weekend of
on and off track activities to keep attendees engaged.
enjoyed sharing their cars and stories with other Pace Car
owners and Fans, a Parade lap set oldest to newest in years
(not limited to the traditional 25mph I might add), Early
event packet pickup and a Welcoming Party with Pizza and Beverages
at the PCR Host hotel Thursday evening, traditional PCR member
dinner (this year at Rick's Boatyard Cafe) on Friday, Saturday
night Dinner inside the Museum, and of course track action
for Pole Qualifications for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis
enjoyed an Excellent package for the price, incuding up to
two Bronze Badges that would allow access into the Garage
Area where you could view activities underway in the garages,
and spot and hunt Drivers down for autographs !
Photos were taken of the cars at the "Yard of Bricks"
during the Parade lap which could later be purchased in the
Photo Shop within the Museum before you left. There were even
a few "drive-by" sightings of drivers in our display
area checking out the cars and stopping to sign a few autographs,
including Dario Franchitti !
hope all those that attended enjoyed the event, and of course
thank the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and all those
other workers and contributors who made this event a Huge
to go to our photo library out in SmugMug - Enjoy !