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2011 Le Mans: Onboard Video from the #73 Corvette C6.R

by Keith Cornett on June 8, 2011

2011 Le Mans: Onboard Video from the #73 Corvette C6.R

Here is some onboard footage from the #73 Corvette C6.R at today’s free practice session. The Corvettes ran well and Magnussen even moved the C6.R into P1 for a few minutes. A somewhat scary moment occurred when the #74 Corvette was reported to be on fire. It turned out to be a minor power steering issue and the team was able to get right back out on track.

During the two hour qualifying session, the GTE PRO standings had the #56 BMW on the provisional pole at 3:58.426. Ferrari and BMW were 2nd and 3rd while the #74 Corvette finished 4th at 3:59.519 and the #73 Corvette was 5th at 3:59.633.

We found a replay of today’s two-hour qualifying session. Click here to watch.

The qualifying continues tomorrow with session two running 7pm-9pm (1pm-3pm EDT) and the final session 3 will go from 10pm-12am (4pm-6pm EDT).

Make sure you follow CorvetteBlogger on twitter and Facebook for the lastest updates, links and videos of the Corvettes at Le Mans.



Source:
Youtube.com

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