A week after it made its debut at the Indy 500, the Laguna Blue 2014 Corvette Stingray served pace car duties at the IndyCar/GRAND-AM races on Detroit’s Belle Isle. During the week leading up to the race, SPEED filmed a segment with GRAND-AM driver Eric Curran, who drove the 2014 Corvette Stingray and gave his impressions about the new sports car.
Curran, who pilots the Marsh Racing #31 Whelen Corvette in the Rolex Sports Car Series, is one of a select few outside the employ of General Motors who has driven the new Corvette. The obvious bonus is the fact that he is a professional driver who races a Corvette, so his first impression about the new Stingray was exactly what we wanted to hear.
Curran is joined by SPEED’s Brian Till during the laps at Belle Isle. Curran is shown putting the car through some high speed turns and about the Corvette he says “This technology is just amazing…It’s like a race car for the street!”.
We’re pretty sure those words are exactly what Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter wanted to hear!
Here’s the video of Eric Curran driving the 2014 Corvette Stingray at Belle Isle: