2024 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R race car revealed ahead of Daytona 24

Details of the new racing car have been revealed Chevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R just in time for el Rolex 24 At Daytona 2023. However, this vehicle will not say track present. His debut is scheduled for next year.

The GT3.R shares much with the road-going Z06, including an aluminum chassis ripped from the Corvette assembly line. It is then shipped to Pratt Miller Engineering in Michigan for a full race conversion, starting with the roll cage.

Race-specific springs, dampers and brakes are also added, though the double-wishbone suspension layout is the same as the production Z06. The wheels are 18 “that are shared with the C8.R.

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In terms of aerodynamics, the Z06 GT3.R adds a variety of diverse ducts and a new carbon diffuser to improve airflow, cooling and downforce. In addition, I premiere a rear wing, while the side air intakes are found on the road-going Z06. The roof and deck of the are also familiar.

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Regarding the engine, it is a 5.5-liter DOHC V8 high revs. However, it is not yet known how powerful the car is. Although it is estimated that it exceeds the 668 HP of the V8 of the street version.

When the Z06 GT3.R hits the track in 2024, it will be available to privateer teams. Customers will have on-track support from Corvette Racing in the form of parts and engineering expertise.

“The Corvette Z06 GT3.R breaks new ground for Chevrolet and the Corvette Racing program,” stated Mark Stielow, director of GM Motorsports Engineering Competition. «This customer-focused race car draws on learnings from Corvette Racing’s long and successful history, plus the expertise of our Corvette powertrain, engineering and production design teams.”

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