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Do Corvettes race in Nascar?

Do Corvettes race in Nascar?

There were only two factory-built Corvette NASCAR racers, so Terry simply had to restore the car back to its racing build. The Lingenfelter Collection currently owns the sister NASCAR 1955 Corvette #399. Since the completion of the restoration, the car has won more awards than it did races.

Are there any Corvettes in the Daytona 500?

For the sixth time in history, a Chevrolet Corvette will pace the field for the start of the Daytona 500. The mid-engine Corvette is powered by a LT2 V-8, which produces 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque with the Z51 performance package – the most horsepower and torque for any entry Corvette.

Is Corvette Racing at Le Mans 2021?

After not being able to compete at Le Mans in 2020, the Corvette Racing team made a strong showing at the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans with the C8. R, the first time the mid-engine Corvette was on track at the famous Circuit de le Sarthe.

How did Corvette do at Daytona?

Corvette Racing wins Rolex 24 at Daytona in a dominant 1-2 effort… One year removed from a frustrating debut for the Chevrolet Corvette C8. R, Corvette Racing scored its first endurance race win with the eighth-generation Corvette at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a dominant 1-2 class finish.

What series do Corvettes race in?

Chevrolet Corvette C7. R

Technical specifications
Debut 2014 24 Hours of Daytona
Races Wins 65 16 (including 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans)
Constructors’ Championships 2
Drivers’ Championships 2

What is the Corvette Jake logo?

Jake gets its name from the 1980s film The Blues Brothers. Former Corvette marketing manager Gary Claudio allegedly named the skull logo after Jake Blues from the movie, who believed the ruthless Jake character would identify closely with Corvette Racing’s ‘Take No Prisoners’ motto.

What kind of car is the pace car for Daytona 500?

C8 Corvette Stingray
The 2021 Daytona 500 pace car is a C8 Corvette Stingray finished in Rapid Blue with unique black, white and red pace car graphics.

What’s the pace car for Daytona this year?

The Corvette-exclusive Rapid Blue color is featured on each vehicle and will make its debut as an available option on the 2022 Camaro. A tiled pattern using the Chevrolet bowtie, red accents, bold white lettering and pace car lighting complete the look for Corvette, Camaro and Silverado.

How did Le Mans 2021 Corvette end?

The No. 63 Corvette C8. R of Jordan Taylor, Antonio Garcia and Nicky Catsburg settled for a runner-up finish in the GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an intense battle with the race-winning No. 51 Ferrari, although all six remaining cars in GTE Pro were on the lead lap by the race’s halfway point.

What series does Corvette race in?

Corvette Racing, which will win its 14th Manufacturers Championship in IMSA GT competition since 2001 with the start of the Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on Saturday in its final appearance in the GT Le Mans class, will remain in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022 and beyond.

How did Corvette finish at the 24 Hours of Daytona?

Corvette Racing just keeps winning. This weekend, the two-car Corvette Racing team turned in a 1-2 finish in the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona, kicking off the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with the mid-engine Corvette C8. R’s first endurance race victory.

Is Corvette racing IMSA?

– Corvette Racing will continue its vaunted IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship presence in 2022 and make a new race car available for customer programs starting in 2024. General Motors officials announced Thursday that the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C8.