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 |  May 02 2013, 3:02 PM

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The new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray has officially been announced as the pace car for the upcoming 2013 Indy 500, held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

Known as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the 2013 Indy 500 be the 97th running of the race, and will mark the 12th time that a Corvette has acted as the pace car.

So that it looks the part, the car is finished in Laguna Blue Tintcoat along with race decals, and the Z51 performance package.

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“It is an honor to help inaugurate the all-new Corvette Stingray at the hallowed Brickyard and further the legacy between Chevrolet and the Indianapolis 500,” said Jim Campbell, GM vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The 2014 Corvette Stingray’s performance was influenced by racing, making this prestigious assignment even more fitting.”

The new Corvette hits dealers this fall with a starting MSRP of $51,995.

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