One of Corvette Racing's Chevrolet Corvette C6.R cars being raced at Laguna Seca in the American Le Mans Series in 2006.

Corvette Racing is an American auto racing team established in 1999 by General Motors and Pratt & Miller for the purposes of competing in sports car racing internationally. Corvette Racing is an official racing program for General Motors and their Chevrolet Corvette production car, having utilized four generations of the Corvette to develop racing cars, although racing programs involving the Corvette have been endorsed by General Motors to varying degrees since 1956.[1] Corvette Racing has had multiple successes across multiple championships, including eight victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, four victories at the 24 Hours of Daytona, ten championships in the American Le Mans Series, and five championships in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, of which they are the defending champions after 2021.[2] Corvette Racing currently competes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship with the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R.[3]

References

  1. ^ Galanos, Louis (7 December 2012). "1956 Sebring 12 Hours Grand Prix – Race Profile". Sports Car Digest. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  2. ^ James, Richard S. (14 November 2021). "WeatherTech Porsche endures in GTLM; night setup key to Heart of Racing's GTD triumph". Racer. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  3. ^ Dagys, John (11 November 2021). "Corvette Confirms Parallel IMSA, WEC Efforts; GT3 Car for 2024". Sportscar365. Retrieved 8 January 2022.

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