The Indianapolis Motor Speedway teamed up with Chevrolet on Thursday as the president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Speaking about the new car, J Douglas Boles commented by saying:
Chevrolet and IMS enjoy one of the longest-running and strongest bonds in motorsports. “Seeing all of the incredible Corvettes that have paced the Indianapolis 500 on track today is an exciting reminder of the rich history of this great relationship. This year’s Pace Car, the 2019 Corvette ZR1, is an incredible, fast machine that is a perfect fit to lead the ‘500’ field to the green flag.
The winner of the this year’s Indianapolis 500 will receive the car as part of their prize for winning the most famous motor race in the world.
Marketing director of cars and crossovers with Chevrolet America, Steve Majoros commented on the saying:
Chevrolet is proud to once again pace the Indianapolis 500. “The ZR1 is the most powerful and fastest Corvette ever made. It’s the perfect choice to pace ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.’”