Mar 30 2016 admin 2016, News, Sebring Comments Off on Why Chevrolet Races

The BLOCK checks in with Chuck Houghton, senior engineer for Pratt & Miller, as well as Tommy Milner, driver of the No. 4 Corvette Racing C7.R, and asks why Chevrolet goes racing. It’s interesting to see how even some of the smallest details in a racecar make their way to a streetcar.

Feb 05 2016 admin 2016, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Two Corvettes Confirmed for June Race

Team enters as defending GTE Pro champion, reigning Rolex 24 winner Eight class victories at Le Mans since 2001 Gavin, Milner, Jordan Taylor won in class last year Garcia, Magnussen joined by Corvette Racing newcomer Ricky Taylor DETROIT (Feb. 5, 2016) – On the heels of a historic 1-2 class finish in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Corvette Racing learned today that its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs have been invited to this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. It is …

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Jan 31 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Historic 1-2 Finish for Corvette C7.R at Rolex 24

Gavin, Milner, Fässler take 0.034-second victory in No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Closest finish in Rolex 24 race history Garcia, Magnussen, Rockenfeller second in No. 3 Corvette Second straight Rolex 24 win for Corvette Racing and third since 2001 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2016) – A 24-hour race came down to 0.034 seconds Sunday as Corvette Racing won the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona when the team’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars finished 1-2 in the GT …

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Jan 31 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Halfway Report

IMSA – WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP 54th ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORVETTE DRIVER IN-RACE UPDATES JAN. 30-31, 2016 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Team Chevy and Corvette found themselves in the thick of battles for the lead in two classes halfway through the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Corvette Daytona Prototypes held four of the top five overall positions early Sunday while Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs were locked in a race-long fight in search of second …

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Jan 30 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Eight-Hour Driver Quotes

IMSA – WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP 54th ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORVETTE DRIVER IN-RACE UPDATES JAN. 30-31, 2016 MAX ANGELELLI, WAYNE TAYLOR RACING NO. 10 KONICA MINOLTA CORVETTE DP: “The car was very good but I fought all the time because the cars in front of me were slower than I was and I was trying to find a way to overtake them. So it was tough, but I am pleased with the team and pleased with the …

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Jan 30 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Four-Hour Driver Quotes

IMSA – WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP 54th ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CORVETTE DRIVER IN-RACE UPDATES JAN. 30-31, 2016 JAN MAGNUSSEN, NO. 3 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: “I took it very easy to begin with. I didn’t want to risk the car; I really wanted to find the balance and see where we were compared to everyone else. It wasn’t great at first. I was struggling with top speed, plus I had a little too much understeer. We made an …

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Jan 28 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Focus Turns To Race for Another Rolex 24 Victory

Chevy-powered Prototype, GTLM teams have posted Rolex wins the last two years Corvette Racing aiming to repeat 2015 GT Le Mans win Corvette DP swept top four overall positions in 2014 Much better weather forecast coming for the weekend DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Corvette Racing and Corvette Daytona Prototypes made it through a treacherous qualifying session unscathed at Daytona International Speedway ahead of this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. Rain pelted the track for most of the day with the …

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Jan 25 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Going For a Rolex Repeat

Triple Crown season in 2015 began with class victory in season-opener First race for 2016-spec Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Defending GTLM winners Garcia, Magnussen to team with Rockenfeller 2015 pole-winner Gavin set to drive with Milner, Fässler DETROIT – One year ago, Corvette Racing started its run to endurance racing’s Triple Crown with a victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Fast-forward to today, and the team again is preparing for what it hopes is another race into the record books. …

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Jan 10 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Roar Before the 24 Test Program Complete

Gavin second-quickest in GTLM during the weekend ahead of Rolex 24 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Corvette Racing ran through a three-day testing program as part of the Roar Before the 24 – the final opportunity for track time ahead of the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona. The two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs completed a total of 449 laps between them on a weekend focused on development and preparation for the start of the 2016 season. Oliver Gavin in the No. 4 …

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Jan 06 2016 admin 2016, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Dress Rehearsal for Rolex 24

Three-day test for defending GT Le Mans race-winning team Two 2016 Corvette C7.Rs set for full IMSA season Corvette Racing a two-time winner in Rolex 24 All six Corvette Racing endurance drivers set to attend DETROIT – Corvette Racing’s march to what it hopes is a second straight victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona continues this week with the annual Roar Before the 24 – a three-day test at Daytona International Speedway. It is the final on-track session ahead …

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