Corvette Racing and Chevrolet are on the doorstep of another sweep of the GT Le Mans titles in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at today’s 10-hour Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. One of the many tools the program has used extensively this year is Chevrolet Racing’s simulator located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.
[VIDEO] Spring Mountain’s Rick Malone Explains the C7 Corvette’s Electronic Limited Slip Differential
Our friend Jeremy Welborn of the Stingray Forums was out at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club this week for the Ron Fellows’ Corvette Owners School. During a break in the class, he talked to Chief Driving Instructor Rick Malone about the C7 Corvette’s electronic limited slip differential.
I don’t know if we are ready for the final race of the IMSA WeatherTech Championship, but that’s only because we hate when the racing season is over. This weekend brings an end to the 2017 schedule and Magnussen and Garcia only need to start and complete a lap at Road Atlanta to win the Drivers championships and secure the Team Championship for Corvette Racing.
But wait, there’s more!
Aiming for second straight sweep of Manufacturer’s, Driver’s and Team’s titles
DETROIT (Oct. 3, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s quest for another championship sweep concludes this weekend with the 20th running of Petit Le Mans – the annual 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta. Heading into the final race of this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Corvette Racing leads all three GT Le Mans (GTLM) points categories.
Mobil 1 The Grid has a nice pre-race feature this week of Corvette Racing’s No.4 C7.R driver Oliver Gavin. Instead of the usual video, Mobil 1 The Grid enlists the words and pictures from motorsport photographer Jamey Price who has had the opportunity to get to know Oliver over the years.