are pictures of Ford's 1979 Official "Pace" Truck
for the Indianapolis 500 track. These are rare trucks today.
Few are left. Ford's own 1979 product brochure does not
even mention this optional package. Some people have sent
me some pictures to share more information and restoration
help. I would be interested in adding any pics or information
you may have! Please contact me.
here for Page Two of these
above were sent to me courtesy of Steve M. of his own Pace Truck.
This is an excellent example, because it still retains the original
factory roll bar and Ford wheels.
two photos above were sent to me courtesy of Chuck from
TN. The interior shot is great because it shows what looks
like to be special trim on the instrument panel and the
seats. Also the special Ford steering wheel. Thanks Chuck
truck has a 302 with automatic showing 74,000 miles. The
raised outline of the "Official Truck" decal is
still visible on the doors. From what I could tell,
most of the removed trim pieces and park lamps are
laying in the bed of the truck. The tailgate has major
damage as you can see in the photo."
recently purchased a 1979 Ford F150 that the previous owner
claims is an "Indy Pace Truck".
paint scheme looks different than those pictured on your
website. I've included a picture for your viewing. Feel
free to pass it around along with my e-mail address to anyone
who you think can help me. Thanks in advance.
Donald (Greg) Proffitt
bought this Pace Truck for only $ 300.00. It appears to
still have the factory wheels and roll bar.
S. redid his F150 Pace Truck back to new condition in 1997.
magazine ad for the Pace Trucks.
pictures and the ad above were offered by
gracious permission of other websites.
1995 Ford used a Lightning to be the official
truck of the Indianapolis Speedway again.