Why? Because it’s fast and fast is good-RJS

Corvette Racing’s C6.R race cars are powered by race-prepared LS7.R small-block V-8 engines. In November 2006, Corvette Racing’s LS7.R small-block V-8 was honored as the "Global Motorsport Engine of the Year" at the inaugural Professional Motorsport World Expo in Cologne, Germany. The award was voted by an expert panel made up of 50 key race engine engineers representing the spectrum of motorsports.