Corvette beware. Viper is back. BMW beware. Viper is back. Ferrari beware. Viper is back. The 2013 Viper GTS-R will make its factory-backed reincarnation later this year when it battles in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series.
SRT will build two of the SRT Viper-based, V10-powered racers for ALMS street course racing with Riley Technologies of Mooresville, N.C. deep in NASCAR country.As a factory-backed effort there's real money going behind the cars, which will swap paint with the aforementioned Corvettes, BMWs, Jaguars and cousin Ferraris in the most exciting road-racing series in North America.