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2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype

GM has published photos with their new 2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype which was unveiled at the Daytona International Speedway circuit today in Florida.

This new prototype will have its racing debut on January 26-29, 2012 at the GRAND-AM Road Racing Series Rolex 24 at Daytona, and unfortunately right now there are no technical features we can discuss due to the fact that GM decided to keep things secret a little longer.

Mark Kent, Racing director at GM sais that  "The 2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype was developed by a multi-faceted effort involving Chevrolet, Corvette Designers, Pratt & Miller and GRAND-AM. Chevrolet also worked closely with chassis builders Riley, Coyote and Dallara. The IMSA GTP Corvette Prototype campaigned by Hendrick Motorsports in the '80s was the inspiration for this new Chevrolet

Corvette Daytona Prototype. And, like the GTP Corvettes, the new Corvette Daytona Prototype contains numerous styling cues from the street version of the Chevrolet Corvette."

There will be a total of four teams campaigning the 2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype next year, and these are the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing, No. 10 SunTrust Racing, No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing, and the Nos. 5 and 9 Action Express Racing teams.

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