Video: Episode 12 of Chevrolet Racing's "Track to Street" series

The 2010 season may not have been what Corvette Racing expected, but with one race left in the calendar, they did all they could to end the year on the right foot.

In a year filled with inconsistencies and embarrassing blunders, the Corvette Racing Team went to Petit Le Mans - the 10-hour, 1,000 mile race at Road Atlanta - and pulled off a dramatic come-from-behind win from the #4 Corvette Race car driven by Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, and Emmanuel Collard. Meanwhile, the #3 Corvette withstood some mechanical problems in the car to finish sixth in class.

For the 2010 ALMS season, Corvette Racing finished fourth in the GT Team Championship class with 137 points. BMW/Rahal Letterman Racing took first place with 158 points, edging out Flying Lizards Motorsports who came in second with 157 points. Rounding out the top 3 was Risi Competizione with 150 points.

Despite the fourth overall finish, the win at Petit Le Mans was the perfect way to cap a tumultuous season for the team, and likewise, an ideal way to conclude the 12-part “Track to Street” series.

Check out the video for the dramatic conclusion.

Recap of all "Track to Street" episodes after the jump.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Episode 7

Episode 8

Episode 9

Episode 10

Episode 11


1 comments:

Trickle down" technology? Where does Ford race where such a thing could exist outside of Le Mans (Aston Martin)? NASCAR? Craftsman Truck? Don’t count on it.

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