C7.R Corvettes finish Sixth and Eighth at Sebring
It looks like the Corvette Racing team has a few kinks to work out with the new C7.R. After rolling into the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with high hopes of capturing a win, the team’s two C7.R cars ended up finishing sixth and eighth for the second round of the endurance race. At one point, the No. 4 Corvette C7.R led the race before two late spins and engine issues.
After much anticipation, the new racecar will make its first run at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring this weekend, America’s oldest and most challenging sports car race. Widely considered as the spiritual birthplace of the modern-day Corvette Racing program, the Sebring 12 Hours was the very first place a Corvette raced back in 1956.
The C7.R will get its big shot in the global spotlight after being accepted into the 24 Hours of Le Mans; one of the most grueling endurance races in the world. The new racing Corvette, unveiled in January at the Detroit auto show, will be hitting the legendary circuit in the GTE class, according to […] More »
Photo Credit: IMSA.com New Chevrolet GT race cars display competitive balance in 2014 opener DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2014) – In its return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Corvette Racing experienced the highs and lows of the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic. In their competitive debut, both of the team’s Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs led the […]
When it comes to Corvette Racing, there are two things to consider. First, Corvette Racing’s track record: Nine team championships and eight driver championships mean the factory-backed Corvette Racing team is the most successful organization in American Le Mans Series history. Corvette Racing has also won the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and they’ve earned seven […] More »