First glimpses of Corvette, ESM COTA WEC entries revealed (PHOTOS)


Both Corvette Racing and Extreme Speed Motorsports will fly the flag for the U.S. as additional one-off entries in next weekend’s FIA World Endurance Championship Six Hours of Austin, held at the Circuit of the Americas.

ESM’s trio of Scott Sharp, Ryan Dalziel and Ed Brown will share the No. 30 HPD ARX-03b in the LMP2 class of the WEC, while opting not to run what is usually the No. 1 car in the TUDOR Championship race earlier in the day. Brown and Johannes van Overbeek, however, will still run the No. 2 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b in the TUDOR Championship race.

Dalziel, who is testing at COTA today ahead of ESM’s WEC race debut, offered a first glimpse at the No. 30 car set for Austin:

Meanwhile Corvette Racing is running an all-American lineup of Tommy Milner alongside brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor. The trio will share the No. 65 Corvette C7.R, Corvette Racing’s third chassis. All three will be in action earlier in the day in the TUDOR Championship race, Milner in his usual No. 4 Corvette C7.R and the Taylor brothers in the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP.

The WEC Corvette will feature Konica Minolta and Michelin partnerships. Here’s a pic posted by WTR this afternoon: