[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Corvette Racing Scores the First of 25 Class Wins at Sebring

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Corvette Racing Scores the First of 25 Class Wins at Sebring


Corvette Racing is at Sebring International Raceway this week for several days of testing in advance of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring that falls on March 17th.

This morning, the official twitter account of Corvette Racing paid homage to Corvette Hall of Famer John Fitch and his driving partner Walt Hansgen, who scored Corvette’s first class win at Sebring in 1956. Since then the Crossed Flags would add another 24 checkered flags to the total.


Rarely in these modern times has one race team dominated a certain track, but over the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017), Sebring’s annual 12-hour sprint has ended with a Corvette C7.R in Victory Lane. Corvette Racing will be vying for its fourth straight win next month. As the track is fond of saying, “To win at Sebring, you must #RespectTheBumps!”

Photo Credit: Sebring International Raceway


Source:
Corvette Racing / Twitter

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