Chevrolet Corvette C6-R group GT1 (2005)
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Specifications

6 units built
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Homologation number: GT1 002
Homologation start: 1/5/2006
Katech GM Small Block gen. VI LS7.R-7, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, E85 ethanol engine, located front longitudinally
6971cc, 106.172 x 98.425 mm
12.5:1
590 bhp / 434 KW @ 5400 rpm
868 Nm / 640 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 chain driven with pushrod and overhead titanium valves (OHV), 2 valves per cyl - 16 valves total, 56mm diameter titanium intake valves, 41mm diameter sodium-filled exhaust valves, 12o angle between inlet/exhaust valve axis and vertical, inlet/exhaust valves on the same longitudinal plane
aspiration natural with two 31.8mm restrictors, and 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
dry sump
Xtrac 370, 6 speed sequential gearbox
1st: 2.77/1
2nd: 1.88/1
3rd: 1.46/1
4th: 1.18/1
5th: 1.00/1
6th: 0.62/1
steel monocoque hydroformed chassis with roll cage, 2 door coupe carbon fibre bodyshell
Front suspension short/long double wishbone, fabricated steel upper & lower, machined aluminum knuckle, coil-over multi-adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension short/long arm double wishbone, steel fabricated upper & lower control arms, machined aluminum knuckle, coil-over multi-adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
power assisted rack-and-pinion steering
4-wheel disc with 6-piston front and 4-piston rear calipers, carbon rotors and pads
length 4511 mm (178.7")
width 1999 mm (78.7")
height 1163 mm (45.8")
wheelbase 2685 mm (105.7")
front track 1579 mm (62.2")
rear track 1602 mm (63.1")
wheels, 18 x 12.5 (front); 18 x 13 (rear)
Michelin racing tires, 300/32-18 or 290/33-18 (front), 310/41-18 (rear)
1100kg
Fuel tank 100 lt
drag coefficient 0.29


Results in FIA GT Championship

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Tourist Trophy Brno Oshcels Spa Paul Ricard Dijion Mugello Hungar Adria Dubai
Team 500km 500km 24h 500km 500km 500km 500km 500km 500km
GLPK-Carsport, C6R-001 #4, 8th #4, 14th #4, dnf #4, 3rd #4, 1st #4, dnf #4, 7th #4, 2nd #4, 3rd #4, 2nd
PSI Experience, C6R-002 #34, 5th #34, 2nd
Total points
66
3 14 19 4 9 8 9
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 12/10 1/1 1/1 1/0 2/2 2/2 1/0 1/1 1/1 1/1 1/1

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Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT1 cars is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Sebring Spa Le Mans Monza Silver stone Nurbu rgring Petit Le Mans Istanbul
Date 19/3 17/4 19/6 10/7 13/8 4/9 1/10 13/11
Duration 12h 1000km 24h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1600km 1000km
Team\ Championship ALMS LMS LMS LMS LMS ALMS LMS
Corvette Racing, C6R-001 #3, 5th (2nd) #63, 6th (2nd) #3, 12th (6th)
Corvette Racing, C6R-002 #4, 6th (3rd) #64, 5th (1st) #4, 3rd (1st)
Total points
30
11 11 8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/6 2/2 2/2 2/2

Teams and drivers entries


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Drawings

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Engine

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Chassis

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