Along with a Corvette C8.R and a Camaro that's headed to Le Mans.
The new racer was spotted being put through its paces at Sebring International Raceway, along with a Corvette C8.R and a rather special Camaro. For now, let's look at the GT3.R. According to CorvetteBlogger.com, the Z06 GT3.R is expected to debut at the 2024 Rolex at Daytona racing event, with both GTD Pro and GTD teams piloting the racer.
Not much is known about the vehicle yet, but we know it's powered by the same high-revving, 5.5-liter LT6 V8 found in the road-going Z06.
The Z06 GT3.R will be offered to customers as a turn-key race car, enabling talented privateers to duke it out on the racetrack. At the unveiling, Chevrolet's Mark Stielow said, "the availability of the Z06 GT3.R will allow customer race teams the opportunity to campaign a Corvette that has benefited from Corvette Racing's rich history."
The publication notes that Chevrolet is expected to build 10 cars for the 2024 season, with another 10 following in 2025.
The Z06 GT3.R seen here appears to have a slightly different rear wing, although that could be an interim component used for testing. The camouflage wrap makes it tougher to spot other differences, but one thing's for sure: it corners remarkably well and emits a fabulous V8 bark.
As for the other Chevys tearing up the track, the Camaro is said to be the Hendrick Motorsports Garage 56 Le Mans race car. The project is a collaboration between Chevrolet, Nascar, and several other stakeholders and will make an appearance at the treacherous endurance race in the coming year.
The Corvette Racing No.3 C8.R will be a familiar sight to many motorsport fans and is most likely undergoing testing before its next appearance in the upcoming IMSA racing championship.
We've already seen what this vehicle is capable of, and won't be surprised if it performs phenomenally well; the No.3 vehicle finished third in the WeatherTech Championship GTD Pro team point standings for 2022.