• Chevrolet Camaro once again poised to pace Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race

As if the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro hasn’t been getting enough publicity, we just got word that the American sports car has been once again tapped to be the pace car for the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race. The race, which will be held at the Daytona International Speedway on July 3, will also be the second time the Camaro has acted as pace car for the Coke Zero 400, having served the exact same purpose only a year ago.

As a matter of fact, the car has unofficially become the de facto pace car for a number of American races, including the two most celebrated races in US soil, the Daytona 500 (2009) and the Indianapolis 500 (2009 and 2010).

This year, the Camaro model that will serve as pace car will be a 2SS model that comes with an automatic transmission and a Red Jewel Tintcoat finish with the traditional pace car graphics attributed to the Coke Zero 400 race. And if we’re being honest, this car has been dressed up so well that we wouldn’t mind watching it on TV instead of all those stock cars.


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  (309) posted on 09.21.2010

All this Camaros are so cool, and the black one it’s the best.

  (221) posted on 08.1.2010

Very nice but at over $1 million a bit of a joke. This is not a winning car in the TA series and may have been the prototype for Ford but you can buy a Bud Moore car that did win for a lot less money than this. To be honest, you can build an exact copy of this car for about $60K which would be accepted at many events like Bobby Rahal’s new series. When is everyone going to remember that it is not 2006 any more and that big money for cars like this is gone?

  (386) posted on 06.23.2010

agree. like the paint job too.. it’s so simple yet very teasing..

  (433) posted on 06.22.2010

yes I also like the design they made at the camaro.

  (807) posted on 06.21.2010

better if they use is as a safety car for the daytona.

  (363) posted on 06.20.2010

It seems the Chevrolet Camaro pace car looks pretty sweet with the black, silver and white Coke Zero graphics. Well, I guess people will be attracted on this lovely Chevrolet camaro.

  (417) posted on 06.20.2010

nice I hope they offer it as a special edition Camaro.. i love the color tone plus the decals and vinyls..

  (18) posted on 06.17.2010


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