Corvette Racing’s Antonia Garcia topped the GTE Pro class timesheets at Le Mans Test Day after setting a lap of 3:55.122 in the No. 63 Konica Minolta/Mobil 1/Sirius XM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. In GTE Am, Corvette team Larbre Competition led the way, with fill-in driver Nick Catsburg lapping Circuit de la Sarthe in 3:57.999.
The No. 64 C7.R was fourth fastest in GTE Pro, with driver Oliver Gavin setting a time of 3:55.837. Gavin will share the No. 64 entry with Jordan Taylor and Tommy Milner, while Garcia will split driving duties in the No. 63 car with Ricky Taylor and Jan Magnussen.
The two Corvette Racing C7.Rs were split by the two Porsche Motorsport cars, with the No. 911 and No. 912 Porsche 911 RSRs setting the third anf fourth fastets times of the day. Chevy’s crosstown rivals at Ford were sixth, eighth, 12th and 13th fastest, with the quickest lap between the four cars being a 3:56.039.
Despite setting the fastest lap in GTE Am, Catsburg may not race with Larbre at Le Mans. The Dutchman was brought in for Test Day after team regular Paolo Ruberti was hospitalized in a crash last week, but according to his official website, the French Corvette team will likely go with Jean-Philippe Bolloc for the race.
Things didn’t go as well for Team AAI, who will field a C7 Corvette for the first time ever at Le Mans this year. The team was second slowest at Test Day in GTE Am with a time of 4:02.109, though it should be noted they only recently acquired said C7 Corvette.
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