Article: We Went Against Corvette Racing Driver Tommy Milner in a Chevy Bolt EV Autocross

September 19, 2017

By: Manoli Katakis in GM Authority

...There’s a very good reason why. I am not smart enough to understand the physics of it, but racecar driving does not always translate well into autocross, though autocross can translate well into racing. Especially when it comes down to vehicle control. Not unlike how rugby techniques are great for football (the lack of padding keeps things clean with tackles), but football techniques are not so great for rugby (tackling high without a helmet would be an express lane to concussion town).
All of this is to say that I somehow beat Tommy Milner, co-driver of the No. 4 Corvette Racing C7.R, at a Chevrolet-hosted autocross event last week. To make things interesting, Chevy didn’t have us run Corvettes, Camaros, or even Sonics… but rather a small fleet of Chevrolet Bolt EVs.

Read more:Click Here to read more about the unique features of electric vehicles (in this case a Bolt EV) that make it suitable for autocross.

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