Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Daytona in a few figures


0.034: the gap in seconds between the two Corvette C7.Rs of Corvette Racing in 2016. It was the closest finish in the history of the race with the advantage for the #4 of Oliver Gavin/Tommy Milner/Marcel Fassler.

1: As in a team, a manufacturer and a car model for 24 years: Corvette Racing and Chevrolet.

2: Number of the overall winning Corvette C5-R at the 2001 24 Hours of Daytona. Ron Fellows, Johnny O’Connell, Chris Kneifel and Franck Freon completed 656 laps for 2335.36 miles.

4: victories at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 11 attempts for Corvette Racing: 2001 overall, 2015 in GTLM (Antonio Garcia/Jan Magnussen/Ryan Briscoe), 2016 in GTLM (Oliver Gavin/Tommy Milner/Marcel Fässler) and 2021 in GTLM (Garcia /Jordan Taylor/Nicky Catsburg).

14: constructors’ championships for Chevrolet and Corvette Racing since 2001.

29: number of GTLM victories for Corvette Racing since the start of 2014. Corvette Racing is moving to GTD Pro starting at this year’s 24 Hours of Daytona.

24: number of drivers who drove for Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Daytona: Justin Bell, Ryan Briscoe, Nicky Catsburg, Kelly Collins, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Marcel Fässler, Ron Fellows, Franck Freon, Antonio Garcia, Oliver Gavin, John Heinricy , Chris Kneifel, Robin Liddell, Jan Magnussen, Tommy Milner, Simon Pagenaud, John Paul Jr., Andy Pilgrim, Mike Rockenfeller, Scott Sharp, Alexander Sims, Nick Tandy and Jordan Taylor. The list will grow by one person with the arrival of Marco Sorensen for this year’s race.

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25: Tracks where Corvette Racing has won races – Baltimore, Charlotte, COTA, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park/Mosport, Daytona, Detroit, Houston, Laguna Seca, Le Mans, Lime Rock, Long Beach, Miami, Mid-Ohio, Portland, Road America, Road Atlanta, Sebring, Sonoma, St. Petersburg, Texas, Trois Rivieres, Utah, VIR, Washington DC and Watkins Glen.

31: number of drivers for Corvette Racing since 1999.

69: Years since the Corvette was introduced to the world on January 17, 1953 in New York City. A total of 300 examples were produced that year.

120: victories for Corvette Racing – 112 in North America and eight at Le Mans.

Corvette Le Mans 2001

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250: race starts by Corvette Racing since 1999.

49,723.16: number of race miles covered by Corvette Racing in the 24 Hours of Daytona. That’s more than two full circles around the Earth at its equator (about 24,900 miles).

333,179.36: Total number of race miles covered by Corvette Racing since its inception. To put that into perspective, Corvette Racing has flown more than half the distance of Apollo 13 – the longest manned spaceflight in history: 622,268 miles. That means Corvette Racing has raced to the moon!

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Corvette Racing at Daytona

1999

No. 2 Corvette C5-R: Ron Fellows/ChrisKneifel/John Paul Jr. – 3rd in GTS

No. 4 Corvette C5-R: Andy Pilgrim/ScottSharp/John Heinricy – ​​12th in GTS

2000

No. 3 Corvette C5-R: Ron Fellows/ChrisKneifel/Justin Bell – 2nd in GTS

No. 4 Corvette C5-R: Andy Pilgrim/KellyCollins/Franck Freon – 10th in GTS

2001

No. 2 Corvette C5-R: Ron Fellows/JohnnyO’Connell/Chris Kneifel/Franck Freon – 1st in GTS and distance winner

No. 3 Corvette C5-R: Andy Pilgrim/KellyCollins/Dale Earnhardt/Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 2nd in GTS

2014

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Ryan Briscoe – 10th in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Robin Liddell – 5th in GTLM

2015

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Ryan Briscoe – 1st in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Simon Pagenaud – 3rd in GTLM

2016

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Mike Rockenfeller – 2nd in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Marcel Fässler – 1st in GTLM

2017

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Mike Rockenfeller – 4th in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Marcel Fässler – 9th in GTLM

2018

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Mike Rockenfeller – 3rd in GTLM (Magnussen pole)

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Marcel Fässler – 4th in GTLM

2019

No. 3 Corvette C7.R: JanMagnussen/Antonio Garcia/Mike Rockenfeller – 6th in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin/TommyMilner/Marcel Fässler – 8th in GTLM

2020

No. 3 Corvette C8.R: Antonio Garcia/Jordan Taylor/Nicky Catsburg – 4th in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C8.R: Oliver Gavin/Tommy Milner/Marcel Fässler – 7th in GTLM

2020 (WeatherTech 240 – July)

No. 3 Corvette C8.R: Antonio Garcia/Jordan Taylor – 1st in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C8.R: Oliver Gavin/Tommy Milner – 5th in GTLM

2021

No. 3 Corvette C8.R: Antonio Garcia/Jordan Taylor/Nicky Catsburg – 1st in GTLM

No. 4 Corvette C8.R: Tommy Milner/Nick Tandy/Alexander Sims – 2nd in GTLM

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