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RSS Motorsports: Corvette C7.R will debut in Detroit, race at Rolex 24

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Filed under: Detroit Auto Show, Motorsports, Coupe, Chevrolet, Racing


âc7.r-jake-logo-250.jpgChevrolet has already confirmed that it will debut the 2015 Corvette Z06 at the Detroit Auto Show next month, and now its motorsports division has announced that the Corvette C7.R racecar will also be on display in Detroit. The new C7.R will then make its racing debut in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship (USCC) racing series at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, on January 25.

Few details are known about the new Corvette racecar, but we did see it testing in prototype form at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in August. Chevy Racing is giving the Corvette race team's "Jake" mascot (shown inset) a slight makeover, but it will continue to be a skull with the Corvette's crossed flag logo as eyes.

In addition to the news about the C7.R, Chevy Racing is also celebrating a strong year in motorsports with a total of 12 championships across various racing series like NASCAR, Grand-Am, IndyCar and American Le Mans Series. Scroll down for the full press release.

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