The vast majority of “Official” Indy 500 Pace Car‘s you’ll find on the street are Chevrolet Corvette and Camaros. Not only did Chevy sponsor the event many times over the years since the first pace car in 1911 (52 times to be exact), but they’ve had the “Official” pace car in back-to-back-to-back years since 2002. However, Chrysler got into the fray a few times, the last of which was in 1996 when they put Maximum Bob Lutz in a Dodge Viper in front of the pack of Ford Cosworth boosted speed machines hit a 239.3mph average lap speed (a record that stands to this day 25 years later)..no, not the Dodge Viper, but the actual IRL cars — anyway this next car is one of 2800 Dodge Ram Pace Trucks that were built by Chrysler to celebrate the event. Find this 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Pace Truck offered for $7,395 in Willow Glen, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
From the seller:
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Indy Pace Truck
cylinders: 8 cylinders
paint color: blue
title status: salvage
I am selling my 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Indy 500 Pace Truck
Original fuel-injected 5.9L V8 Special Edition, 17-inch aluminum wheels, “Official Truck of the 80th Indianapolis 500” door graphics and decals, 4-speed automatic transmission.
• 1 of 2,800 made
• Original owner
• Flowmaster exhaust
• K&N Intake
• 10” Kicker
• 4-speed automatic transmission
Power steering, power windows, power locks, cruise control, air conditioning, original AM/FM stereo.
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