As the C7.R era comes to a close, Corvette Racing offered a glimpse of the future with a demonstration lap Saturday morning before the start of Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.
Just a quick note, we’ll be updating this post throughout the day and tomorrow with new videos or other posts that show up on youtube or social media.
As the driver with most testing experience with the car, US-based driver Tommy Milner is behind the wheel of the Silver and Yellow No.4 C8.R as Oliver Gavin was tagged to be the starting C7.R driver for the team.
Here’s a round-up of various photos and videos posted to social media:
Getting Reading in the Team Garage:
Are those flames shooting from the exhaust?
Here’s this intro from IMSA
Gentleman, Start Your Engines!
Hitting the Track:
Corvette Racing Partner Michelin Shares this On-Track Photo
It's alive! The @TeamChevy @CorvetteRacing C8.R makes a demo lap here at @MichelinUSA Raceway @RoadAtlanta before pre-grid opens up.— Michelin Racing USA (@MichelinRaceUSA) October 12, 2019
First public demo lap for Corvette Racing's newest racing challenger.@IMSA / #IMSA / #MotulPetitLeMans pic.twitter.com/pHfkWcY3SB
Tommy Getting Ready!
Stay tuned for more!!