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Camaro sets the pace

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The Chevrolet Camaro turns 50 this yr—the actual anniversary is September 26—and as part of the celebrations a special anniversary version of the current, sixth-era version will function official percent automobile for the 2016 Indianapolis 500. It Will be the ninth time a Camaro has paced “the greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

The race, which this year is celebrating its personal centennial, is scheduled for May Just 29 and will see 4 Camaros on pacing responsibility. The p.c. vehicles will all be in keeping with the2017 Camaro SS Fiftieth Anniversary Edition and all of them shall be completed within the Abalone White exterior paint you see here.

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Riding the lead percent car will probably be motorsports legend Roger Penske, who is marking 50 years as a race Crew owner. Penske is a legend at the Brickyard as no other Workforce has recorded extra wins right here than his Workforce Penske. The tally stands at Sixteen wins, the first being Mark Donohue’s in 1972 and essentially the most latest Juan Pablo Montoya’s in 2015.

The Fiftieth Anniversary Model is in truth a trim bundle supplied on the Camaro exclusively for the 2017 model yr. It’s offered on high-trim variations of the V-6- and V-Eight-powered Camaros, the 2LT and 2SS, respectively. Among The Many different options it adds are a novel grille, special 20-inch wheels, physique-colored front splitter, orange accents inside and outside, and 50th Anniversary remedies during the cabin.

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