C6R-002

Corvette C6 Racing History
David Palmeter

 


C6.R - Chassis C6R-002

This is the second C6.R racing chassis.


Above  - 2007-05-05 - This photo was taken by, and sent to me by, Nigel S. Dobbie. He took it at the Silverstone FIA GT race.  Thanks Nigel!


2005 - Corvette Racing Team


Competed in ALMS as car #4.


Above  - 2005-01-10 - Testing at Sebring


Above  - 2005-03-19 - Racing at Sebring


Above  - 2005-03-19 - Racing at Sebring

2005-12 - Sold to Christian Schumacher's PSI team to run in Le Mans Series (formerly Le Mans Endurance Series) and the FFSA GT, a French national GT series. 

From the PSI team website: "Just before Christmas, PSI sealed a deal with GM concerning a C6.R, chassis #002. Hereby, PSI was the first team to get its hands on a C6.R, in Europe and around the world. This car (race # 64) won its class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Gavin/Beretta/Magnussen and finished an amazing 5th overall. It also took the ALMS title (race # 4) with Olivier Gavin and Olivier Beretta."


2006 - PSI Experience Racing Team



Above  - 2006-03-26 - Paul Ricard Test


Above  - 2006-04-08 - Istanbul FIA GT Race


Above  - 2006-04-08 - Istanbul FIA GT Race


2007 - PSI Experience Racing Team



Above  - 2007-06 -16 - Le Mans


2008 - DKR Engineering Racing Team


"During the 2006 and 2007 season, DKR ran and operated the cars under the PSI Experience name and for 2008, have branched off to run the cars under their own name." From http://www.corvettemotorsport.com/c6r_teams.htm


Above  - 2008-03-24 - Nagaro FFSA


2009 - Sangari Team Brazil


DKR Engineering began life side by side with PSI team owner Christian Schumacher in 2002 and is currently run by Dany Lallemand and Kendy Janclaes. During the 2006 and 2007 season, DKR ran and operated the cars under the PSI Experience name and in 2008, branched off to run the cars under their own name. The team for 2009 will compete in the FFSA and FIA GT season. A new partnership with Sangari of Brazil saw the name change to "Sangari Team Brazil" for the remainder of the FIA GT season. They won the last GT1 race for the C6R in the cars old configuration at Paul Ricard in France.


2010 - Mad Croc Racing


From the ever popular Corvette Motorsports site:

Mad-Croc Racing is a new collaboration for 2010 in the GT1 World Championship with veteran C6R teams DKR Engineering and Selleslagh Racing Team (SRT). Mad Croc is a privately owned holding company focused on everyday portable energy products for consumers, available as energy drinks, chews or gum.

 The 2010 GT1 season will see Mad Croc Racing competing with lead drivers Pertti Kuismanen and Corvette Racing's Oliver Gavin in the (006) #12 C6R. For the races Oliver will miss, Finnish driver Mika Salo will partner with Kuismanen. The (002) #11 drivers for Mad-Croc are Alex Müller and Xavier Maassen.


Above  - 2010-04-17 - Abu Dhabi - Finished tenth


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