The 2011 ALMS season kicked off with the 12 Hours of Sebring and as expected, the Corvette Racing Team was on hand to partake in all the festivities. In the third episode of the 2011 Track to Street series, the team dives knee deep into preparations leading up to the season-opening race, working 12 hours a day to ensure that their race cars are up to the competition. As is the case with a lot of these races, the 2011 12 Hours of Sebring was chalk full of incidents with the Corvettes getting involved in some heated action in and out of the pit lanes.
In the end, Corvette Racing made an impressive showing in the race, finishing third and fourth in the GT class. The #03 Compuware Corvette C6.R piloted by Tommy Milner, Olivier Beretta, and Antonio Garcia managed to complete 312 laps, finishing 49.294 seconds behind the winning BMW M3 GT. As for the #04 Compuware Corvette C6.R that was driven by Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, and Richard Westbrook, they managed to complete 311 laps, finishing fourth overall.
Despite the eventful race that came with some adversity, the Corvette Racing Team still managed to open the season strong, giving it enough momentum and confidence to remain a strong contender as the 2011 ALMS season continues.
Check out episodes 1 and 2 after the jump.