Chrysler Chairman Robert Eaton gets some practice waving the green flag 5/24 in preperation for the Indianapolis 500. As Eaton drops the flag to start the race Chrysler President Robert Lutz will be driving the pace car, a Dodge Viper GTS Coupe. (Source: PRNEWSPHOTO)
This is the ’91 Indy Pace Car backup car. It was displayed inside an infield tent before the Indy 500 race. As a precaution, just before the race, it was taken to the pits as the back-up pace car. (Source: viperjay)
January 01, 1991. Rick Mears poses for a photo as the pole-winning driver with the Dodge Viper RT/10. He would go on to win the race, his fourth. Credit: indianapolismotorspeedway.com
Chrysler president Bob Lutz driving Viper GTS pace car, which modification was made exclusively for Indianapolis 500, 1996.