[PICS] Indy 500 Champion Tony Kanaan’s New 2019 Corvette ZR1


[PICS] Indy 500 Champion Tony Kanaan's New 2019 Corvette ZR1

Photo Credit: Sammy Sweed / Twitter

Count Tony Kanaan as a new 2019 Corvette ZR1 owner!

The Brazilian IndyCar driver already has a busy month planned with racing world’s attention turning to the Indianapolis 500 later this month. But that doesn’t mean he can’t find time to spend with his new sportscar!

We saw this tweet today showing some pics of Tony and his Corvette ZR1 with some guys I believe may be staff members of Bill Estes Chevrolet in Indianapolis.

A month ago, Kanaan was out in Las Vegas where he provided the entertainment for various journalists by driving hot laps in a Corvette ZR1 on a road course at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was there we learned that Tony had his own ZR1 on order. It was spec’d out just like the Red Corvette ZR1 he was given rides in: 7-speed manual with the ZTK Performance Package but in Corvette Racing Yellow!

He shared one photo of the Red Corvette ZR1 during that day of hot laps and said “The #ZR1 is badass! Looks good, sounds good and goes fast. It checks all the boxes!”

Last week, Kanaan dropped off the Corvette Racing ZR1 at Graham Rahal Performance in Brownsburg, IN. for some easy mods. The windows were tinted all the way around and then the ZR1 was lowered on factory screws and received a laser alignment.

You see the finished result in this Instagram photo:

Although we count Kanaan as a fellow Corvette owner, next month his status changes in the eyes of Corvette Racing fans as he will be joining Chip Ganassi Racing as a driver in a Ford GT at the 2018 Hours of Le Mans. But before Le Mans is the Indy 500 and we wish this Corvette owner the best of luck!

Sammy Sweed / Twitter
Graham Rahal Performance / Instagram

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