This was a wild year of racing in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship. The GT class was very competitive, with the #3 Corvette unable to win a single race. But as usual, the Corvette was ultra-reliable and even able to continue racing after some mishaps. This allowed the #3 Corvette C.7R of Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, Mike Rockenfeller and Marcel Fassler to accumulate enough points to narrowly beat out the 2nd place #67 Ford GT of Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook and reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon.
All the cars in the GT class brought vastly different approaches to design to make this a very diverse race year. The Corvette C.7R had its naturally aspirated V8, Ford with EcoBoost twin-turbo V6, Porsche with a re-arranged mid-engined flat-six, BMW with their long wheel-based twin-turbo V8 and Ferrari with their 488 GTE.
As mentioned above, the #3 Corvette did not get a single race win, so how was it that the Corvette team came out on top? With the way the IMSA series has its points structure (first place = 35 points, second = 32 points, third = 30 points, fourth = 28 points, etc.), consistency is rewarded just as much as achieving overall race wins. With the #3 Corvette on the podium 8 times, and the #67 Ford only had one podium finish, aside from its 3 victories, the #3 Corvette finished with 322 points compared to the #67 Ford with 316 points.
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- 1956 – 1960 Corvette Hardtop – Charcoal/Red. Price: $5,995 $4,888
- 1967 Corvette Red Line Tires. 7.75 x 15 Firestone Deluxe Champion Red Line Tires. Complete set of 4. For judging purposes only. Price: $995 $685
- 1991 ZR-1 Owner’s Kit – Complete and like new. Price: $650 $375. Two sets available at this price.
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1974 Original California Car, Recently Rebuilt Engine!
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We sold this ZO6 to the previous owner a number of years ago. Unfortunately, a newborn baby necessitated it go on to it’s next caretaker. This is your chance to get a well cared for Z06 in excellent condition throughout. It’s optioned with the 2LZ equipment Group.
Premium paint Velocity Yellow w/Ebony interior. Optioned with seat-mounted side impact air bags, power-telescopic steering wheel, auto dimming rear view mirror, heated seats, Bose AM/FM/XM/CD audio system, memory package, compass, universal home remote transmitter, polished aluminum wheels, NAV and Lloyd’s mats.
Comes with a clean carfax, 427/505hp, 6-speed manual transaxle.
Stock #: 6089 – Price: $35,500
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