Chevrolet Corvette C5-R group GT (1999)
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Specifications

12 units built
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1999 season (Katech)

Chevrolet Small Block gen. III LS1 366, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here for engine tolerances
engine located front longitudinally
5995cc, 106.2 x 84.6 mm
570 bhp / 425 KW @ 6200 rpm
725 Nm / 535 ft lbs @ 5200 rpm
A319 T5 (production) or A357-T6 aluminum alloy block with 234.7mm deck height and 111.8mm bore spacing, A356 T6 aluminium head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings 65mm diameter
connecting rod length between centers 155.6mm, big end bearing diameter 53.3mm
camshaft in block with overhead valves (OHV), 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
LMP1: 2 x 31.3mm inlet restrictors
firing order 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3, with Driver side 1 3 5 7, Passenger side 2 4 6 8
water cooled, Reverse flow water cooling
dry sump

2000+ seasons (Katech)

Chevrolet Small Block gen. III LS1.R 427, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here for info, and here for engine tolerances
engine located front longitudinally
6985cc, 104.6 x 101.6 mm
12.5:1
610 - 620 bhp / 463 KW @ 6200 rpm, 2004+: 570 bhp / 425 KW @ 5400 rpm
773 - 671 Nm / 495 ft lbs @ 5600 rpm, 2004+: 841 Nm / 620 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
A319 T5 (production) or A357-T6 aluminum alloy block with 234.7mm deck height and 111.8mm bore spacing, A356 T6 aluminium head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings 65mm diameter
connecting rod length between centers 155.6mm, big end bearing diameter 53.3mm
camshaft in block with overhead valves (OHV), 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
firing order 1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3, with Driver side 1 3 5 7, Passenger side 2 4 6 8
water cooled with 11 lt coolant capacity, Reverse flow water cooling
dry sump, oil capacity 6.2 lit

6 speed manual gearbox
1st: 2.97/1
2nd: 2.07/1
3rd: 1.43/1
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.84/1
6th: 0.56/1
R: 3.28/1

1st: 2.66/1
2nd: 1.78/1
3rd: 1.30/1
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.74/1
6th: 0.50/1
R: 2.90/1
final drive 3.42/1, LSD rear differential
steel monocoque chassis with roll cage. 2 door coupe carbon fibre bodyshell
Front: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, coil springs over adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, coil springs over adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
rack and pinion steering, 16.1/1
Length 4643 mm (182.8 in)
Width 1999 mm (78.7 in)
Height 1163 mm (45.8 in)
Wheelbase 2659 mm (104.7 in)
1150kg
drag coefficient 0.30


Results in FIA GT Championship

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Barce lona Magny Cours Pergusa Brno Doningt Spa Ander storp Oscher sleben Estoril Monza
Team 500km 500km 500km 500km 500km 24h 500km 500km 500km 500km
Escelsior, C5R-007 #106, 18th
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1

Teams and drivers entries

Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT2/GTS class is noted in brackets
Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Petit Le Mans Fuji
Date 31/1 20/3 13/6 18/9 7/11
Duration 24h 12h 24h 1600km 1000km
Team\ Championship US RR ALMS ALMS
Corvette Racing, C5R-001 (366) #2, 18th (3rd) #3, 23rd (4th) #3, 14th (5th)
Corvette Racing, C5R-002 (366) #4, dnf #4, acci dent #4, 13th (4th)
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/4 2/1 2/1 2/2

Teams and drivers entries


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Drawings

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Engine

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LS1 5.7 lt of street version
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