Ford Indy 500 Pace Truck – January/February 2014 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

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The 1979 Ford Indy 500 pace truck that appears on the cover of the January/February 2014 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was purchased by Brian Sams from its original owner, Jarrell Cagle, who had wanted a truck with a big block 460ci engine to replace his old farm truck. In 1979, the Ford Mustang was chosen to lead the field for the 63rd running of the Indianapolis 500 race, and Ford trucks were chosen as the official support trucks to … Read the rest of the story…