C5-R History

By: David Palmeter 

Some GM marketing genius came up with the idea of painting the race cars Millennium Yellow for the 2000 season and some version of the yellow scheme has stayed around ever since, with a couple of exceptions:

Here is the paint job that got me excited before the 2000 season…..

…..but it was a SEMA show and Sebring test scheme only, it never, unfortunately, made it to an actual race.

They did race the Red, White and Blue once – LeMans 2003.

Guess we are stuck with Belgium Racing Yellow forever.

Well, they did slip in a white C6R with red maple leaf stripes to honor Canadian driver Ron Fellows for a couple of races. Not exactly a good ol’ Red White and Blue tribute……

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