A great battle between Jaime Melo's #82 Ferrari and Oliver Gavin's #64 Corvette broke out at the end of Hour 8 with the GT2 lead changing back and forth several times. Just following these laps, the Risi Ferrari went to the pits for an extended stop due to a gear box issue.
HD: Corvette Z06 vs Ferrari F430 F1 classic GTBOARD.com race now in HD
Corvette Z06 vs Ferrari F430 F1:
Classic GTBOARD.com race from 2006 now republished in HD, Corvette starts
in 2nd gear.
ZR1 Drag Race King - Spanks GTR, 599, and GT2
Join us as we pit Chevy's all-new 638 horsepower Corvette ZR1
against the Nissan GTR, Ferrari 599 GTB, and Porsche GT2 in a no holds
barred drag race.
Shot By: Jim Gleason and Mike Suggett
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Read the story here:
Ford Takes On Ferrari and Wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Henry Ford II wanted to beat Ferrari in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le
Mans, so he made it a priority to show the world what his American company
could achieve on a global stage. Ford not only won the 24 Hours of Le Man
in 1966, but '67, '68 and '69 as well. This video looks back at that era
with Edsel B. Ford II, Dan Gurney and Mose Nowland.
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition (1080p)
When the 2006 Corvette Z06 was introduced, it represented the closest
connection to the Corvette race cars ever. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 closed the
gap between racing and production even further. In 2010, Corvette continues
its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition.
"Designed to further incorporate technology developed through racing, the
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition is a tribute to the 50th
anniversary of Corvette's first race in the 24 Hours of LeMans," said Jim
Campbell, Chevrolet General Manager. "With a limited production of 500
units, this car is a must-have for the true Corvette collector and driving
The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition is another example of the
expanded Corvette line-up. Five years ago, customers had the choice of a
Corvette coupe or convertible. With the addition of the Z06, Grand Sport
coupe and convertible and ZR1, Corvette enthusiasts now have more choices
"For track use, the Chevy Z06 Carbon is the best balanced Corvette yet. It
combines the lightweight and naturally-aspirated Z06 engine with the
road-holding and braking of the ZR1," said Tadge Juechter, Corvette Chief
Engineer. "For technical tracks like Laguna Seca, the Z06 Carbon could
shave up to three seconds off the Z06 lap time."