Privateer C-5Rs For ’05?
In conversation with Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan,
Gary Horrocks (preparing for a feature due here soon on
the competition history of the factory Corvette C5-Rs) elicited
these comments from him, regarding any possibility of privateer
C5-Rs next year.
think we are very close to confirming customer (C5-R) cars in both
the US and also in Europe.
where we are,” continued Doug Fehan (right), “nobody
will look poorly on GM because there are some privateer efforts
fighting for places too."
SRT outfit has so far been the only team running a privateer C5-R.
ALMS GT1 prospects suddenly look bright – with more variety
in Europe on the cards too. In which European series though, run
by whom? And who might be entering Corvettes in the ALMS? We couldn’t
even hazard a guess, for now.
Doug Fehan will
of course be responsible for the C6.R Corvettes in the ALMS and
at Le Mans, and other GM race programmes too.