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I am researching the various Indy 500 Pace Cars and am now on 1940. the Pace Car was a Studebaker Champion, but Buick supplied the cars for the AAA Track Officials. I am. not sure how many, but at least four. Could someone identify the model Buick sent? I could sue any specifics about the car. I colorized a few of them.  thanks

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 1.jpg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 2.jpg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 3-Colorized-Enhanced.jpeg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 4.png

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 7b.png

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On 4/17/2021 at 6:31 PM, tbenvie said:

I am researching the various Indy 500 Pace Cars and am now on 1940. the Pace Car was a Studebaker Champion, but Buick supplied the cars for the AAA Track Officials. I am. not sure how many, but at least four. Could someone identify the model Buick sent? I could sue any specifics about the car. I colorized a few of them.  thanks

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 1.jpg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 2.jpg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 3-Colorized-Enhanced.jpeg

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 4.png

1940 Indy Buick Support Car 7b.png

I believe the bottom photo to be Roadmaster, given what looks to be a longer(4) louver/hood pull set, and appearing to have more space between front edge of door and wheel opening. Interesting also to see the long convert only rocker trim on both!

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