The Corvette Racing team took the C6.Rs to downtown Le Mans where the two factory racers underwent the pre-race technical inspection better known as scrutineering. Following the inspection, they lined up for the official team photo before heading back to the track for more photography with Richard Prince. After the jump, catch up with the day’s excitement and events through those that are there as well as those of us who are not.
Big news for Corvette Racing fans in the States is the announcement that SPEED will provide a dedicated video feed of the entire race from the #73 Corvette C6.R. We’ll be especially grateful when SPEED goes to other programming during the day. We just got our own dedicated Le Mans channel! Check out the details here from the press release.
MichelinAlley.com has some excellent photos of Corvette Racing at scrutineering.
With the former GT2 class split now into GTE PRO and GTE AM, the Chevy Corvette has a legitimate shot for winning both classes. Meet the contenders in GTE AM, Larbre Competition.
Corvette Racing Driver Jan Magnussen on the 24 Hours of Le Mans
SPEED’s Marshall Pruett captured the crew practicing a tire change during a Pit Stop
From an incident at Silverstone involving Robert Westbrook and Aston Martin driver Stefan Mücke, the FIA has imposed sanctions. It appears Westbrook received a three-race probation while Mucke’s punishment is more severe (but due to poor translation, I can’t be sure). Both drivers will be racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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