Chevrolet was the most successful name in in professional motorsports in the United States this year, racing their way to 12 total drivers and manufacturers championships in NASCAR, ALMS, IndyCar, Grand-Am and Pirelli World Challenge Series.
2014 is set to be equally as exciting for Team Chevy, the Corvette Racing C7.R will be officially unveiled alongside the new Corvette Z06 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit prior to its competition debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 25.
Yes, it’s a momentous time in motorsports for Chevrolet and to celebrate, General Motors Fastlane blog counted down the top 10 moments that contributed to the legacy of Chevrolet Performance. We won’t ruin the whole list for you, but it covers some legendary milestones, like the invention of the Chevy small-block in 1955, the teams first NASCAR win, and the first time the Super Sports (SS) nomenclature appeared on a car. Though let’s not forget the winning tradition of Corvette Racing, winning the ALMS Championship 7 times out of 12 seasons with the dominating C5.R. For more, check it out over on Fastlane.