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1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe – Mecum Indianapolis 2018 Auction

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The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 is one of the most sought after Corvettes by serious Corvette collectors. It is also one of the rarest. Only 20 L88 Vettes rolled off the assembly line for the 1967 model year. That statistic alone puts it in a class all by itself. Read the rest of this entry

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Setting the Pace: The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

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The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been chosen as the official pace car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500. This is the fifteenth time the Corvette has been chosen to pace the prestigious race. Read the rest of this entry

1965 Ford Mustang Serial Number 00002 – Mecum 2017 Indianapolis Auction

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This unique 1965 Ford Mustang hardtop will be up for grabs at Mecum’s 2017 Indianapolis auction. This Mustang is somewhat unique and is believed to be the first hardtop produced to receive a VIN. Read the rest of this entry

1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible – Mecum Indianapolis Auction

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1961 Chevrolet Corvette Mecum #1

This beautiful 1961 Chevrolet Corvette in Jewel Blue will be hitting the auction block this month at Mecum’s Indianapolis auction. What’s so special about this magnificent Vette? It’s one of only 855 Corvettes that were painted in this one-year-only color. How cool is that? Read the rest of this entry

Chevrolet Camaro To Pace 2016 Indianapolis 500

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2017 Indy Pace Car #1

Roger Penske and the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro will pace the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. This is the ninth time the iconic Camaro has paced the famous race and Penske’s first time at the wheel of the pace car. Read the rest of this entry

1971 Plymouth Cuda Hemi Sox & Martin Pro Stock Car

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1971 Plymouth Barracuda Sox & Martin Mecum

Here’s an interesting find. Up for bids next month at Mecum’s Indianapolis auction is a 1971 Plymouth Cuda racer. This pro stock Cuda was once a Sox & Martin team drag car. It features a 426 Hemi engine mated to an A833 4-speed manual transmission. It has been restored to 1971 race configuration and even includes Ronnie Sox’s autograph. Other key features of this vintage racer include dual magnetos, Holley 6214 carburetors, and a Weiand tunnel ram intake manifold. Read the rest of this entry