Who drove the 1995 Indy Pace Car?

Jim Perkins
1995 Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis 500
Pace car Chevrolet Corvette
Pace car driver Jim Perkins
Starter Duane Sweeney

How many times has a Corvette been the Indy 500 pace car?

2021 Indy 500 Pace Car A Corvette has paced the Indy 500 field 18 times in the past — more than any other model — and 2022 marks the 33rd time a Chevrolet will lead the pack, beginning in 1948 with a Chevrolet Fleetmaster Six convertible.

How many horsepower does a 1995 Corvette have?

300 to 405 hp1995 Chevrolet Corvette / Horsepower

Who won the Indy 500 in 1995?

Jacques Villeneuve
1995 Indianapolis 500

Pos St Driver
1 5 Jacques Villeneuve
2 27 Christian Fittipaldi
3 21 Bobby Rahal
4 24 Eliseo Salazar

What year was the Corvette Indy Pace Car?

Believe it or not, the 1978 edition was the very first time a Corvette was tasked with leading the Indianapolis 500. The timing worked out though, as the Corvette celebrated its 25th birthday the same year.

How much is a 1978 Corvette pace car worth?

The 1978 cars carry one of the largest: a base ’78 L48 coupe carries an average value of less than $10K and one in #1 condition is valued at $25,700—roughly half of its L48 pace car sibling’s comparable value ($52,300).

What year was the Indy Pace Car Corvette?

Believe it or not, the 1978 edition was the very first time a Corvette was tasked with leading the Indianapolis 500.

What year was the Corvette that Indianapolis pace car?

Pace cars (1979–2022)

Year Car Driver (Caution periods)
1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 convertible Don Bailey
1996 Dodge Viper GTS Don Bailey
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Don Bailey
1998 Chevrolet Corvette C5 Don Bailey

How fast will a 1995 Corvette go?

0-60 mph 5.6-6.3 seconds
¼ mile elapsed time 14.1-14.8 seconds
¼ mile mph 103-95 mph
Top speed 154-152 mph

What’s the top speed of a 1995 Corvette?

The 1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 5.7 V8 top speed is 254 Km/h / 158 mph.

Did Scott Goodyear ever win the Indy 500?

He ran the Indy Racing League and Champ Car series during his career from 1987, winning the Michigan 500 in 1992 and 1994. Goodyear qualified for eleven runnings of the Indy 500 races from 1990 to 2001, missing only the 1996 race which he did not enter….

Scott Goodyear
Starts 97
Wins 2
Poles 2
Best finish 5th in 1992

Who won the 1996 Indy 500?

Buddy Lazier
The 80th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 26, 1996….1996 Indianapolis 500.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis 500
Winner Buddy Lazier
Winning team Hemelgarn Racing
Average speed 147.956 mph

Where did Villeneuve win the 1995 IndyCar championship?

Villeneuve also won at Road America and Cleveland en route to the 1995 IndyCar Championship and an offer from Frank Williams to drive in Formula One in 1996.

Who won the Indy Car World Series in 1995?

The 1995 PPG Indy Car World Series season, the seventeenth in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 17 races, beginning in Miami, Florida on March 5 and concluding in Monterey, California on September 10. The PPG Indy Car World Series Drivers’ Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Jacques Villeneuve.

Who won the first IndyCar pole position?

Parker Johnstone won the first IndyCar pole position for Honda. The start was aborted twice, due to improper alignment of the field, but the rookie polesitter was not at fault. Later on, championship leader Jacques Villeneuve came into the pitlane unexpectedly with wheel hub problems.