Pace Cars to be featured in Barrett Jackson Auction
the key Automotive events that takes place each January is
the huge auto auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona by Barrett-Jackson.
We have learned that this year there will be some of our favorite
cars - Pace Cars - on the consignment list. Actually, there
were no less than 106 Corvettes on the consignment list !
you could own one of the famous Pace Cars from the Indy 500
or the Brickyard 400 or some other NASCAR Venue?
a race car?
be selling a group of 'show' pace cars at Barrett-Jackson
this month -- by "show" -- we mean they were not
the actual pace cars -- but they are modified to look just
like the real one -- and have been used as the photography
vehicles....... In addition, there will be a couple of ACTUAL
Northstar LMP -- in 2000, Cadillac returned to International
Sports car competiti on with the Cadillac LMP -- The 2000
Rolex 24 at Daytona marked the first time since 1950 that
Cadillac pitted its racing technology against the best that
sports car racing has to offer. Vehicle will contain NO
Electronics for the engine.
Camaro Z28 Brickyard 400 "Show" Pace Car --
This is the show vehicle version of the 1996 Pace Car --
in 1997 Anniversary trim.
Corvette Daytona 500 "Show" Pace Car.
Corvette Convertible Indy 500 "show" pace car.
Chevrolet Impala SS IRL Official Car -- Unique Impala
SS was developed for use by Indy Racing League officials
-- Special badging/decals - and a 3 inch custom Corsa exhaust
Monte Carlo Z34 "Show" Pace Car -- the 1994
Brickyard 400 was, as you will recall -- the Inaugural Brickyard
400 NASCAR race.
SSR Pace Vehicle -- this is one of two SSRs developed
for NASCAR pace-car duty in 2004. In addition to 4 NEXTEL
Cup stock car races -- this vehicle also paced American
LeMans races and several late IRL races.
SSR NASCAR Pace Vehicle # 4 -- this was used to pace
several NASCAR events during the 2005 season.
SSR NASCAR Pace Vehicle #3 -- see above.
Prix NASCAR Pace Vehicle -- 2003 -- This Grand Prix
was used to pace several NASCAR events during the 2003 season.
don't forget, 2009 Corvette ZR1 - the FIRST vehicle
built for public sale will also be on the block!
the auction ran from January 15th - 20th.
big thanks to my roving reporter, Jim Egan for this information!)