It was a battle between the Velocity Yellow No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R and the newly introduced Arctic White No. 3, but the traditionally colored yellow vehicle took first place. The competition from Aston Martin, with their DBR9, was more like a skirmish as it completed ten laps fewer by the end of the twelve hours.
Part of the story Saturday was the surprise reveal of the Arctic White No. 3, painted to match the showroom targeted Ron Fellows Special Edition Z06s about to hit dealers across the country. (Our dealership is due to get ours the first week of April.)
Oliver Gavin, of the winning car’s team, stated "The Corvette C6.R was a joy to drive all day, and there wasn’t a single thing that went wrong. The team performed fantastically, and there wasn’t one misstep on any of the pit stops."
Olivier Beretta and Max Papis also piloted the winning Vette. Johnny O’Connell, Ron Fellows, and Jan Magnussen turned in a second place performance, a mere 17.863 seconds behind.
Ten laps behind, the Aston Martin DBR9 finished in third.
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