Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

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Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

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Continuous progress for Milner, Tandy through two days in WEC’s second round

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (May possibly 6, 2022) – Nick Tandy certified Corvette Racing’s No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R third on the GTE Professional grid Friday forward of the Six Several hours of Spa, the team’s next race in this year’s FIA Environment Endurance Championship. &#13
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Tandy set a time of 2:16.606 (116.383 mph) in the Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette. It put him 3-tenths of a 2nd off Gianmaria Bruni’s GTE Professional pole-winning time and has Corvette Racing in a solid posture to obstacle all over again for a victory Saturday in its to start with comprehensive year in the WEC.&#13
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Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

This is the second straight physical appearance for the mid-engine C8.R at Spa, but the hole in qualifying demonstrates how promptly the crew has gotten back again up to pace at a nevertheless-unfamiliar location. The Corvette Racing engineering group and crew put in considerably of Thursday and Friday functioning as a result of a range mechanical and aero adjustments to get the C8.R into a superior configuration for Saturday’s race.&#13
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This is Milner’s initial occupation appearance at Spa though Tandy is a former winner at the circuit and has two preceding WEC starts off to his credit history at the 4.35-mile, 19-convert circuit. Each drivers have been satisfied with the really feel and stability of the Corvette soon after Friday’s classes with optimism existing within just the workforce heading into Saturday. They are seeking to equivalent or increase on a runner-up end from Sebring in the period opener.&#13
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The 6 Several hours of Spa for the FIA Environment Endurance Championship is scheduled for 7 a.m. ET/1 p.m. CET on Saturday, May perhaps 7 from the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. The race will air stay on MotorTrend Tv set with are living streaming coverage of the race on the MotorTrend On-Demand application. Television and streaming protection will begin at 6:30 a.m. ET, as does Radio Le Mans’ stay audio broadcast.&#13
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Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

NICK TANDY, NO. 64 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C8.R – Competent 3rd IN GTE Pro:

“Overall, I’m seriously delighted with the second working day listed here – not just the qualifying but also the two free of charge exercise periods. We clearly came here without having the wide awareness that our competition have in their toolboxes. So we’ve been producing methods every single session. To be this close to pole place and the front row in qualifying is incredibly pleasing. It looks a little bit like a Sebring condition wherever we really don’t have the outright, solitary-lap rate of the Porsche but a 6-hour race is not won in qualifying. We’ve been operating difficult in practices to make the auto superior around the two-hour stints and not one particular lap. With any luck , that will pay off tomorrow.”

Saturday outlook: “The temperature for tomorrow appears to be like it could be changeable. The finest-laid ideas may be thrown out, but we want to consider every lap and each and every hour as it arrives in buy to respond to the predicaments as they current themselves in the very best way we can. As a team, Corvette Racing understands how to do that as properly as anybody, so we’re self-confident we can set up a battle for the acquire.”

TOMMY MILNER, NO. 64 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C8.R:

“It was incredibly good this morning. It was excellent for me with the laps from yesterday now coming in this early morning. Not that I feel that I previously have all the practical experience that I need listed here, but I felt very relaxed in the Corvette. I’m really pleased with the pace over-all. For me of course this is a little bit of an mysterious. Each and every time you occur somewhere new, you question if you are heading to be on the speed but I’m really satisfied with the progress so significantly.

“This morning it was all about receiving the automobile a little bit far better and Kyle (Millay, main engineer) has completed an brilliant position with the set up alterations and the concepts overnight to assistance increase the auto. By the conclude of the session, the car was the greatest it has been all weekend. We stayed on previous tires the total session when everybody else modified tires at some issue. So in that respect we’re super happy.”

Corvette Racing at SPA: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Qualify Third in Class

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