Chevrolet took First place in the DP class in the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle GRAND-AM 200 on The Raceway at Belle Isle Park on June 2, 2012: Darren Law and Joao Barbosa drove the No. 9 Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype to victory.
The No. 9 Action Express Corvette DP led a race-high 21 of the 72 laps of the two-hour race.
“Winning at Detroit with the Corvette -- it can’t be better than this,” Barbosa said. “Being part of the Action Express crew, I have no words.”
Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney started on the pole and led the first 19 laps, but a wreck while leaving pit road on lap 36 caused damage and left the No. 10 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP with a 10th-place-in-class finish.
In the Manufacturers’ Standings, Chevrolet leads DP by 17 points.
Next on the schedule for Team Chevy will be EMCO Gears 200, June 8-9 at Mid Ohio Sports Car Course.