Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction
1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Official Pace Car
Offered Without Reserve
Vehicle to be offered for Auction sale WITHOUT RESERVE and SOLD to the highest bidder, January 18th – 22nd, 2012 at Russo and Steele’s 12th Annual Scottsdale Arizona Auction. Please contact us for more information.
1980 Z/28 Camaro Official Pace Car. This car paced the 1979 Miller High Life 150 Indy car race at Phoenix International Raceway on Oct. 20th, 1979. Bobby Unser himself confirmed that this is the real deal and autographed the glove box lid. It’s a 1 of 1 built to pace the race. lso included is an official program of the event and a press photo of Unser and his Indy car one month before the race. After 20 years of storage in CA, the car was professionally restored to its beautiful track debut condition.
This car was titled as a 1979 Camaro Z/28 but has 1980 Camaro Z/28 options including air induction and a 190 hp 5.7L engine. It is believed to be a numbers matching engine and balance of the car believed to be correct.