C5R-009

Corvette C5 Racing History
David Palmeter


C5-R - Chassis C5R-009


Above - Elkhart Lake, WI - August 22, 2003. Chassis C5R-009 at Elkhart. Manufacture Date 3-15-03.


2003 Racing Season



Above  - 2003-06-15 - C5R-009 headed for a 3rd place finish at Le Mans.


2004 Racing Season



Above  - 2004-07-18 - C5R-009 at Sears Point with Dale Earnhardt, Jr on board running with Boris Said as the third car on the team.


Above  - 2004-07-18 - A marketing ploy gone horribly wrong. Earnhardt crash in morning warmup.


2005 Retirement



Above  - 2005-08-26 - Photo and Note by AJ Aquilante -  "I have a picture from Corvettes at Carlisle in 2005 of the #009 that was rebuilt. Looks as though both #008 and #009 were sold. The "Racecar Reunion" pamphlet says they were purchased by Robert Patrella."


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