ROLEX 24 HOURS at DAYTONA
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY, Daytona Beach, FL
January 25, 2015
The #3 C7.R team finished 5th overall in addition to their first place GTLM class finish. The #4 C7.R team ended in 3rd place in their class (8th overall). The C7.R cars were running 1 and 2 in their class up to 2 hours remaining, until the #4 car had to pit for minor repairs due to getting clipped and losing a front quarter panel.
Interesting Facts: The IMSA – TUDOR United Sportscar Championship races feature 4 classes of cars- Prototype (P), Prototype Challenge (PC), GT LeMans (GTLM), and GT Daytona (GTD), all racing at the same time on the same track. There are 11 more races throughout this year, with the 2nd race in August scheduled at VIR (Virginia Int'l Raceway) in Danville, VA. The next race is on March 18-21 for the 12 Hours of Sebring. Many of the new, innovative features of the 2015 Corvette Z06 (see review below) come from the Corvette Racing Team and the C7.R race cars.
14th Annual "Vettes at the Beach" Cruise-In
Sponsored by Beachcombers Corvette Club, Virginia Beach
Want to try something new? Mark your calendar, register, and head on down to Virginia Beach on Saturday, April 4th from 9AM-3PM for the Beachcombers Corvette Club's 14th Annual "Vetts at the Beach" event. This is one of their Club's big events that supports the Relay for Life, and is the only all-Corvette Cruise-In in SE Virginia/NE North Carolina. Help support a fellow Corvette Club for a good cause! CLICK HERE to download the information and registration form.
National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Update
How is the filling of the sinkhole progressing? Here's an update from 1/9/15...
Cold Weather Tire Cracking
Do you own a 2014 Corvette? Do you know about the potential problems with cold weather and your tires? Here is the official document issued by Chevrolet concerning reduced traction performance at temps below 40 degrees. Time to get winter tires, or just leave it in the garage!
New 2015 Corvette Z06 Review
It's time to order!
2015 CCR Events