Corvette C7.R

DETROIT -- The Corvette C7.R is Chevy and Pratt & Miller's new racer, intended for endurance and GT racing worldwide.

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Corvette C7.R

The wing on the C7.R is much larger than stock, as is the rear tray under the exhaust, providing far more downforce.

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Corvette C7.R

The massive scoop in the hood provides for greater cooling and greater downforce.

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Corvette C7.R

Huge ducts in the fenders provide for better brake and tire cooling.

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Corvette C7.R

The V-8 engine is situated lower and further back than the production car, for better weight distribution.

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Corvette C7.R

The driver's seat is also lower and further back.

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Corvette C7.R

The profile of the car is very similar to the Z06, but the numerous aero appendages provide even more downforce.

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Corvette C7.R

Look for the C7.R to make its debut on race tracks this summer.

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