Aug 16 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIRGINA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT VIRGINA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: By the Numbers DETROIT (August 16, 2018) – Virginia International Raceway may be relatively new to Corvette Racing – only six visits there – but the team already has made an impact at the thrilling circuit in southern Virginia. As the program looks for a fourth victory – and third straight overall – this weekend at the Michelin GT Challenge, here are some facts and figures on Corvette Racing’s history at VIR as well …

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Aug 15 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat Three victories in Virginia for Corvette Racing since 2012   Quartet of drivers very much in GT Le Mans title chase Garcia, Magnussen winners last two seasons at VIR Gavin, Milner looking for second Virginia victory together   DETROIT (Aug. 15, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s title chase in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes it to a circuit where – not surprisingly – it has shown significant strength: Virginia International Raceway. …

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Aug 06 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Another Double Podium for Corvette C7.R

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Another Double Podium for Corvette C7.Rs Milner, Gavin place second in GTLM; Garcia, Magnussen finish third in tight championship ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin (August 5, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs raced their way to the GT Le Mans (GTLM) podium Sunday at Road America in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. With second- and third-place finishes in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, both teams solidified their championship standings heading into the final …

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Aug 01 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: By the Numbers   DETROIT (August 1, 2018) –Corvette Racing’s next stop in 20th season campaign is a track that is universally praised by not just everyone on the team, but in sports car racing in general. Here are a few fun facts and trivia as Corvette Racing returns to Road America for the 17th time…   1: As in one team, one manufacturer and one model of car for 20 years: Corvette Racing, Chevrolet …

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Jul 31 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: A Favorite Stop for All

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: A Favorite Stop for All Strong position for team in defense of IMSA GTLM championships   Team going for eighth class victory at historic Wisconsin track Gavin, Milner GTLM winners at Road America in 2016 Garcia, Magnussen one point out of GTLM points lead   DETROIT (July 31, 2018) – Throughout its 20 seasons of competition, Corvette Racing has filled its résumé with some of the best racetracks in the world – 26 to be …

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Jul 22 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Third Straight Runner-Up for Garcia, Magnussen

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Third Straight Runner-Up for Garcia, Magnussen No. 3 Corvette team closes in on GTLM points leaders; Gavin, Milner gain with fourth place LAKEVILLE, Connecticut (July 21, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen scored their third straight runner-up finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday with a second-place overall finish at the Northeast Grand Prix. Garcia and Magnussen combined to lead 138 of the race’s 178 laps in the No. 3 …

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Jul 21 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Antonio Garcia Pole-Winner Quote

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Antonio Garcia Pole-Winner Quote LAKEVILLE, Connecticut (July 21, 2018) – Antonio Garcia captured pole position for today’s Northeast Grand Prix with the fastest lap for a GT car in the history of Lime Rock Park. Garcia lapped the 1.5-mile, seven-turn circuit in 49.754 seconds and averaged 106.652 mph in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R that he will share with Jan Magnussen. Tommy Milner qualified fourth in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet …

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Jul 18 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: By the Numbers DETROIT (July 18, 2018) – Corvette Racing continues its 20th season campaign at a place where, unsurprisingly, has a strong history. The program has won five times in 11 visits at Lime Rock with the most recent being one of the biggest milestones in Corvette Racing history… 1: As in one team, one manufacturer and one model of car for 20 years: Corvette Racing, Chevrolet and the Chevrolet Corvette. 3: Generations …

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Jul 17 2018 Randall Shinn 2016, 2018, Lime Rock, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Going for No. 100… Again

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Going for No. 100… Again Sixth victory at Lime Rock Park would give team 100 victories in IMSA competition   No North American sports car team with more wins than Corvette Racing Gavin, Milner captured Corvette Racing’s 100th all-time victory in 2016 Garcia, Magnussen enter second in GT Le Mans points   DETROIT (July 17, 2018) – In the course of 20 years, there has been a large number of milestones for the Corvette Racing …

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Jul 08 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Mosport, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Double Podium Finish in GTLM for Corvette C7.Rs

CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Double Podium Finish in GTLM for Corvette C7.Rs Garcia, Magnussen finish second with Gavin, Milner third in class   DETROIT (July 8, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvettes both finished on the class podium Sunday at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. It marked the team’s first double podium of the season and allowed both Corvette C7.Rs to gain positions in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) points standings of …

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