Did Corvette ever win 24 Hours of Le Mans?

The Corvette C7. R scored its first Le Mans win at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, and Jordan Taylor driving the #64 Corvette to victory in the GTE-Pro class. It is also Corvette Racing’s 8th win at the circuit.

Did Corvette win Le Mans 2021?

The No. 63 Corvette C8. R of Jordan Taylor, Antonio Garcia and Nicky Catsburg settled for a runner-up finish in the GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an intense battle with the race-winning No. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 Alessandro Pier Guidi, Come Ledogar and James Calado.

How did Corvette do at Le Mans 2021?

After not being able to compete at Le Mans in 2020, the Corvette Racing team made a strong showing at the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans with the C8. R, the first time the mid-engine Corvette was on track at the famous Circuit de le Sarthe. Corvette Racing took second and sixth place in the eight car GTE-Pro class lineup.

How many Corvettes has Le Mans won?

eight wins
It Corvette Racing ended a run of 20 consecutive years and eight wins at Le Mans that started in 2000. And missing 2020 also meant that the new mid-engine Corvette C8. R wouldn’t get an important global showcase.

How many times did Chevy win the Le Mans?

Chevrolet returned first, entering the 2000 Le Mans race with the nearly new C5. R of Pratt & Miller Engineering. Chevrolet scored its first Le Mans victory just one year later, a staggering 34 laps ahead of the second-place car. Corvette Racing has won Le Mans eight times in 16 years, more than any class competitor.

Where did Corvette finish in the 2021 Le Mans?

LE MANS, France (Aug. 22, 2021) – The mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8. R finished on the class podium in its 24 Hours of Le Mans debut Sunday with the trio of Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg placing second in the No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.

What happened to Corvette at Le Mans?

R’s first laps of Circuit de la Sarthe in preparation for next weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was a baptism by fire for the No. 63 Corvette, which suffered an engine failure midway through Sunday’s opening session with Antonio Garcia at the wheel.

What car company has the most Le Mans wins?

With 19 victories thanks to six of its most legendary racing cars, Porsche holds the record for most wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche currently officially participates in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and FIA WEC in LMGTE Pro, and is hoping to make its mark on the race again in the new Hypercar class.

What manufacturer has won the most Le Mans?

the Porsche car company
With 20 Le Mans wins, the Porsche car company are by far the most successful at Le Mans.