20th anniversary of NASCAR racing at the Brickyard.
Built for the (deep breath) “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com,” this is Chevy’s new SS pace car. Finished in red and silver with racing livery, the car will be driven by Chris Pratt, star of the upcoming movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” at the event. Complete with roof-mounted light bar, the SS comes powered by a 415-hp 6.2-liter V8 mated to a six-speed auto, giving the rapid sedan a 5.0-second 0-60 mph time.
At the car’s unveiling, Chevrolet U.S. vice president of performance vehicles and motorsports, Jim Campbell said: “This year marks the 20th anniversary of NASCAR racing at the Brickyard, and it is truly special that Chevrolet has been there from the beginning racing and pacing. It will be great to have Chris Pratt lead the field of 43 competitors to the green flag in the Chevrolet SS pace car.”