Corvette C5 Racing History
David Palmeter

C5-R - Chassis C5R-004

This is the second of the "Second Generation" C5-R racing chassis with a 3" wider suspension and wider, revised body.

C5R-004 Chassis Serial Number Plate

Above - 2001-08-23 - This is the Chassis Serial Number Plate for C5R-004 as photographed at the 2001 Mid-Ohio ALMS race. It was, obviously, in a very vulnerable position. Note the "Manufacture Date" of May 20, 2000.

2000 Racing Season - Testing

2000 Racing Season - Second Half

Above  - 2000-09-30 - C5R-004 on its maiden voyage with the team at the Petit Le Mans in Atlanta.

Above  - 2000-09-30 - At speed with the competition close behind. 

Above  - 2000-09-30 - In a very close race, C5R-004 wins the first time out. 

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