Aug 28 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Season’s Third Win for Garcia, Magnussen

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Season’s Third Win for Garcia, Magnussen Chevrolet, Corvette Racing bolster GTLM Manufacturer’s, Driver’s championship leads ALTON, Va. (Aug. 27, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen won for the second straight year at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday as the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R claimed victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Garcia crossed the finish line to win by 12.031 seconds. The victory increased the pair’s lead in the …

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Aug 27 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, VIR Comments Off on ANTONIO GARCIA AND JAN MAGNUSSEN SCORED THE WIN IN THE MICHELIN GT CHALLENGE AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY FOR THE IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP AND EXTENDS LEAD IN GT LE MANS CHAMPIONSHIP. Quick Winner’s Quotes:

ANTONIO GARCIA AND JAN MAGNUSSEN SCORED THE WIN IN THE MICHELIN GT CHALLENGE AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY FOR THE IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP AND EXTENDS LEAD IN GT LE MANS CHAMPIONSHIP. Quick Winner’s Quotes: JAN MAGNUSSEN: "Crazy race. We just put ourselves in the right position when other people made mistakes." ANTONIO GARCIA: "Thank you. Thank you. We knew it was going to be difficult starting sixth. We knew with a potential green race, which it was, everything we lost …

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Aug 26 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Third-Row Start for Milner, Magnussen

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Third-Row Start for Milner, Magnussen Pair of Chevrolet Corvettes to roll off side-by-side at VIR ALTON, Va. (Aug. 26, 2017) – With the race for the GT Le Mans championships heating up, Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will start side-by-side Sunday for the Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway. It’s the ninth race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with two more remaining in a close title fight. Tommy Milner qualified fifth Saturday …

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Aug 22 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: In Search of a Repeat on GT-Only Weekend

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: In Search of a Repeat on GT-Only Weekend Garcia, Magnussen defending race-winners in No. 3 Corvette No. 3 Corvette duo leads GT Le Mans Driver’s Championship Chevrolet looking to regain Manufacturer’s points lead Gavin, Milner eager to score second tandem VIR victory DETROIT (Aug. 22, 2017) – It’s getting down to crunch time for Corvette Racing. With the end of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season quickly approaching, endurance racing’s premier GT program hopes to tighten …

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Aug 07 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: No. 3 Corvette Retains Points Lead

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: No. 3 Corvette Retains Points Lead Fourth for Garcia/Magnussen, fifth for Gavin/Milner in another wild finish ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin (Aug. 6, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen extended their GT Le Mans (GTLM) Driver’s Championship lead Sunday with a fourth-place finish at Road America in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase. An early strategic call and some late-race luck propelled the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R from eighth at the …

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Aug 05 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Focusing Forward to Sunday

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Focusing Forward to Sunday Fourth-row GTLM start for pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin (Aug. 5, 2017) – Corvette Racing will go for a repeat at Road America on Sunday from the fourth row of its class following qualifying for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase. The pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will furiously battle to work their way toward the front with the goal of maintaining Corvette Racing’s and Chevrolet’s lead in …

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Aug 01 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Return to The National Park of Speed

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Return to The National Park of Speed Team hoping for repeat of magical GTLM finish in 2016 Gavin, Milner aim for rebound, repeat victory in No. 4 Corvette Garcia, Magnussen bring GTLM points lead into eighth race of season Chevrolet, No. 3 Corvette lead Manufacturer, Team points DETROIT (Aug. 1, 2017) – Of all the tracks at which Corvette Racing has competed – 25 around the world – none may be as universally praised as …

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Jul 23 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: No. 3 Corvette Extends GTLM Points Lead

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: No. 3 Corvette Extends GTLM Points Lead Fourth place for Garcia, Magnussen; No. 4 Corvette suffers early contact LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 22, 2017) – Corvette Racing extended its lead in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) standings Saturday with a fourth-place finish for Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The pairing – in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R – now …

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Jul 21 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: Third-Row Start for Pair of Chevrolet Corvettes

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: Third-Row Start for Pair of Chevrolet Corvettes Milner fifth, Magnussen sixth in qualifying ahead of GT-only race LAKEVILLE, Connecticut (July 21, 2017) – Corvette Racing will go for another victory at Lime Rock Park on Saturday from the third row after qualifying for the Northeast Grand Prix – the team’s seventh race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Tommy Milner and Jan Magnussen will start side by side in the pair of Mobil 1/SiriusXM …

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Jul 18 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: Anniversary of Victory No. 100

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK PARK: Anniversary of Victory No. 100 Team brings class championship lead to GT-only event Lime Rock site of Corvette Racing’s 100th all-time victory Gavin, Milner led 1-2 team finish in GTLM Garcia, Magnussen enter as GTLM Championship leader DETROIT (July 18, 2017) – Corvette Racing returns this week to the site of one of its biggest landmark achievements as it continues to race toward what would be another championship at the top level of sports …

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