Article: Corvette Racing Endures Trials and Safety Cars during Le Mans 2018

June 26, 2018

By Nigel Dobbie in CorvetteOnLine

Corvette Racing, in their 20th consecutive season, made their 19th visit to Le Mans to compete in the world’s most famous 24-hour race. They took their two C7.R Corvette race cars over to France to battle with 15 other competitors in the GTE Pro Class. Ford entered four of their Ford GT cars, Porsche had an equal number of 911 RSR racers, Ferrari had a three-car entry and BMW, Aston Martin and Corvette competed with just two cars each. On paper, the race should have been a mouth-watering 24-hour battle with close racing throughout. Sadly the race took place on track, not paper, and was a complete disaster.

Read More: Click Here to read read about the problems the Corvette racing team had and why they (and other racing teams) feel this race is now over-regulated.

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