The 24 hour race in France is the greatest spectator event in the world (according to National Geographic) so just imagine what it would be like to be standing on that podium following 24 hours of the hardest racing possible, and representing America and Chevrolet on racing’s most prestigious stage.
One of the highlights for residents of Le Mans is the scrutineering process that happens in the middle of town. For the uninitiated, scrutineering is the inspection process that each racecar must undergo prior to the start of race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
One after another, each racecar is transported downtown and they are inspected by the ACO to insure they meet the standards for their class. It’s not just the cars that undergo inspection as crew members and drivers must show their safety equipment as well.
Following scrutineering, the race teams have their official team photos taken in the town square.
The 90’s are back in a big way, and this 1990 Callaway Twin-Turbo currently available on eBay says “word to your mother.”
One of only 16 Callaway cars ever produced with the tuner’s Aerobody ground-effects kit, this dark red metallic beauty is a two-owner car with only 6,870 miles. Its 5.7-liter LT1 V8 has been boosted to 390 horsepower and nearly 600 Ft.Lbs of torque, and is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The car’s creators say it’s capable of 190 mph.
O’Connell has always been one of our all-time Corvette Racing drivers, not only for his driving abilities, but also his engaging personality and his ability to connect with fans.
A couple of very bold thieves made away early Monday morning with a support trailer for the fastest street-legal Corvette in Colorado.
Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ready to go for ninth win at 24 Hours of Le Mans
DETROIT (June 13, 2016) – A year ago, Corvette Racing stood on the top step of the podium after winning endurance racing’s biggest event for the eighth time. It’s now another season and another chance for Corvette Racing to claim victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Doing so will write another chapter in the team’s and Chevrolet’s racing history.