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Written by Bill Bowman

  • 1927 - LaSalle V8 Series 303 Roadster – Driven by Willard "Big Boy" Rader
  • 1931 – Cadillac V12 Model 370 Roadster – Driven by Willard "Big Boy" Rader
  • 1934 – LaSalle Straight 8 350 Roadster – Driven by Willard "Big Boy" Rader
  • 1937 – LaSalle V8 37-50 Roadster – Driven by Ralph DePalma
  • 1939 – Buick Straight 8 Roadmaster 80 Phaeton – Driven by Charlie Cayne
  • 1948 – Chevrolet In-line 6 Fleetmaster Convertible – Driven by Wilbur Shaw
  • 1949 – Oldsmobile V8 88 Convertible – Driven by Wilbur Shaw
  • 1955 – Chevrolet V8 Bel Air Convertible – Driven by Thomas H. Keating
  • 1958 – Pontiac V8 Bonneville Convertible – Driven by Sam Hanks
  • 1959 – Buick V8 Electra 225 Convertible – Driven by Sam Hanks
  • 1960 – Oldsmobile V8 98 Convertible – Driven by Sam Hanks
  • 1970 – Oldsmobile V8 442 Convertible – Driven by Rodger Ward
  • 1972 – Oldsmobile V8 Hurst / Olds Convertible – Driven by Jim Rathmann
  • 1973 – Cadillac V8 Eldorado Convertible – Driven by Jim Rathmann
  • 1974 – Oldsmobile V8 Hurst / Olds Cutlass – Driven by Jim Rathmann
  • 1975 – Buick V8 Century Custom – Driven by James Garner
  • 1976 – Buick V6 Turbo-Charged Century – Driven by Marty Robbins
  • 1977 – Oldsmobile V8 Delta 88 Coupe – Driven by James Garner
  • 1980 – Pontiac V8 Turbo Trans-Am Coupe – Driven by Johnny Parson, Sr.
  • 1981 – Buick V6 Regal Coupe – Driven by Duke Nalon
  • 1983 – Buick V6 Riviera Convertible – Driven by Duke Nalon
  • 1984 – Pontiac 4 cylinder Fiero Coupe – Driven by John G. Callies
  • 1985 – Oldsmobile 4 cylinder Calais Convertible – Driven by James Garner
  • 1986 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Convertible – Driven by General Chuck Yeager
  • 1988 – Oldsmobile Quad 4 Cutlass Supreme Convertible – Driven by General Chuck Yeager
  • 1989 – Pontiac V6 Trans-Am GTA – Driven by Bobby Unser
  • 1990 – Chevrolet V6 Beretta Convertible – Driven by Jim C. Perkins
  • 1992 – Cadillac V8 Allante Coupe – Driven by Bobby Unser
  • 1995 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Coupe – Driven by Jim C. Perkins
  • 1997 – Oldsmobile V8 Aurora – Driven by Johnny Rutherford
  • 1998 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Convertible – Driven by Parnelli Jones
  • 1999 – Chevrolet V6 Monte Carlo – Driven by Jay Leno
  • 2000 – Oldsmobile V8 Aurora – Driven by Anthony Edwards
  • 2001 – Oldsmobile V6 Bravada SUV – Driven by Elaine Mellencamp
  • 2002 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Coupe – Driven by Jim Caviezel
  • 2003 – Chevrolet V8 Chevy SSR Pickup – Driven by Herb Fishel
  • 2005 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Convertible – Driven by General Colin Powell
  • 2006 – Chevrolet V8 Z06 Corvette Coupe – Driven by Lance Armstrong
  • 2007 – Chevrolet V8 Corvette Convertible – Driven by Patrick Dempsey
  • 2009 – 2010 Chevrolet Camaro – Driven by Josh Duhamel





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