Chevrolet Secures GTLM Manufacturer’s Crown

SEBRING, Fla. – Chevrolet claimed the GT Le Mans Manufacturers title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Saturday after the Corvette C8.R started the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Corvette Racing fielded two of the new Corvette C8.Rs in the WeatherTech Championship. 3 Corvette Racing team clinched the GTLM drivers and team championships two weeks ago at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. “The first season for the Corvette C8.R has shattered all of our expectations,” said Mark Reuss, GM president. It’s only the second time that a first-year Corvette race car has won an IMSA championship. In 2005, the Corvette C6.R won American Le Mans Series championship in its first season. Corvette Racing captured six victories leading into Sebring. 4 Corvette C8.R with Garcia and Taylor in second – the first 1-2 finish for the C8.R.

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