Callaway C7 GT3-R Press Kit


Key Points
Product Name: Callaway C7 GT3-R
Based On: Chevrolet Corvette

  • Commercially available race cars for FIA GT3 competition worldwide.
  • Designed, constructed and homologated by Callaway Competition GmbH, under exclusive authorization by Chevrolet Division, GM.
  • Eligible for Pirelli World Challenge GT class and other GT3 racing series.
  • Incorporates experience gained by Callaway Competition GmbH during 20+ years of international sports car racing.
  • In 2018, the Corvette C7 GT3-R will make its debut in North American competition.
    Callaway – US will launch C7 GT3-R race car production and offer race support for new teams.

 


Specifications

  • Width: 2042 mm (80.4 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 2713 mm (106.8 in.)
  • Overall Length: 4592 mm (188.7 in.)
  • Homologation Weight: 1240 kg (2734 lb.)
  • Engine: 8 cylinder, 90 degree V, aluminum w/iron sleeves
  • Displacement: 6245 cc (381 cid)
  • Bore/Stroke: 4.060″ x 3.625″ (103 mm x 92 mm)
  • Horsepower: 500 to 525 bhp, depending on inlet air restrictor
  • Torque: 470 to 500 lb-ft, depending on inlet air restrictor
  • Oiling System: Dry sump, 14 L capacity, level sensor
  • Engine Management: Bosch, programmable
  • Fuel Capacity: 120 L (31.7 gal.)
  • Drivetrain: Carbon propeller shaft, Sachs racing clutch, rear-mounted X-Trac 6-speed sequential gearbox, MEGA-line paddle shift actuator
  • Chassis: Aluminum boxed frame
  • Suspension: Independent double wishbone configuration, Bilstein adjustable race damper system
  • Brakes: Brembo 390/330mm ventilated rotors, forged aluminum calipers
  • Wheels: OZ Racing, forged aluminum – 12.5″ x 18″ front, 13″ x 18″ rear
  • Aerodynamics: Carbon body with carbon splitter, rear spoiler, rear wing and diffuser, closed underbody
  • Safety Equipment: includes Certified steel roll cage, Racetech advanced racing seat, Firesense zero360 Fire Extinguisher System, Roof-Rescue hatch, removable doors and side windows
C7 GT3-R Press Release
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Press Release Dec. 7, 2017
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2018 Pirelli World Challenge Schedule

Date Track City, State
March 9-11 Streets of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida
March 23-25 Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) Austin, Texas
April 13-15 Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California
April 27-29 Virginia International Raceway Alton, Virginia
May 18-20 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario, CN
May 25-26 Lime Rock Park Lakeville, Connecticut
June 22-24 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
July To Be Announced
August 10-12 Utah Motorsports Campus Grantsville, Utah
September To Be Announced
October 19-21 Mazda Raceway – Laguna Seca Salinas, California

 

C7 GT3-R Hero Card
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C7 GT3-R Poster
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C7 GT3-R Photo Gallery

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Callaway Competition Record

2007
FIA GT3 European Championship for Teams 1st
FIA GT3 European Championship for Drivers 2nd
FIA GT3 European Championship for Drivers 3rd
2008
FIA GT3 European Championship for Teams 2nd
FIA GT3 European Championship for Drivers 1st
FIA GT3 European Championship for Teams 3rd
2009
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 1st
UAE GT Championship GTA 1st
2010
FIA GT3 European Championship for Drivers 1st
FIA GT3 European Championship for Drivers 3rd
FIA GT3 European Championship for Teams 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 2nd
2011
UAE GT Championship GTA 1st
UAE GT Championship GTB 1st
2012
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 3rd
24h Barcelona SP8 Class 1st (overall 4th Position)
DMV GTC for Drivers 1st
2013
24h Nürburgring SP8 class 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 3rd
DMV GTC for Drivers 2nd
2014
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 3rd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 2nd
DMV GTC for Drivers 2nd
2015
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 2nd
DMV GTC for Drivers 1st
2016
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 3rd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Junior Drivers 2nd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Junior Drivers 3rd
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Amateur Drivers 1st
STT H&R Cup for Drivers 1st
STT National for Drivers 1st
Norwegian GT Championship for Drivers 1st
2017
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Drivers 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Teams 1st
ADAC GT Masters Championship for Junior Drivers 1st

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