1960 24hrs of Le Mans Corvette Documentary
In 1960 GM was not officially affiliated with any of the teams, but for the
first time Corvette was on the grid and GM commissioned a short documentary
to be filmed. The #3 Corvette persevered and took 1st in class.
Engineering Racing Greatness: The Car
What does it take to be first on race day? The Indianapolis 500® is the
world’s largest single-day sporting event—and one of its greatest
engineering challenges. With cars hitting speeds near 230 MPH, engines
firing at 1800° F, and the forces of 5 G’s around the corners –every
last component needs to survive conditions that would destroy lesser parts.
Engineering Racing Greatness, a collaboration between Andretti Autosport®
and TE Connectivity, is the story of the Indy car engineer and the quest
for the checkered flag. This first chapter takes an in-depth look at how TE
Connectivity is helping to bring Andretti Autosport’s® car to the finish
Check out the rest of the series here: http://www.teconnectivityracing.com.