Chevrolet Corvette C8.R 2020 IMSA 24 Hours of Daytona #3 in 1:18 Scale by Topspeed *Not in time for Xmas
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The all-new, mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is the biggest automotive news of 2020, and with a new generation of the fabled American sports car comes a refreshed racing program. The Corvette Racing teams got their first official on-track action this past weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and in the grand scheme things, it could have gone a whole lot worse. Then again, it could have gone a whole lot better, too.
Both cars finished and the #3 Corvette spent some time leading the class, but the #4 car ran into serious mechanical issues in the 9th hour and in the end, neither car finished on the class-leading lap. However, this was technically the fastest Rolex 24 that the Corvette Racing team, covering 2,794.6 miles from start to finish.
Corvette C8.R Fast Early
The 2020 Rolex 24 started off well for the new Corvette race cars, with both teams battling with the competitors from Porsche, BMW and Ferrari during the first third of a the race. The #3 C8.R spent some time in the early stages at the front of the GTLM class and at the 8-hour mark, the debut of the new Corvette race car couldn’t have been going any better.