Aug 26 2007 admin News Comments Off on O’Connell and Magnussen Win GT1 in Mosport ALMS

Speed and Good Fortune Favor No. 3 Corvette C6.R in Canadian Round BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – The last time that Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen stood together in the Mosport International Raceway winner’s circle was in 1999 after the pair won the LMP1 class in a Panoz prototype. The Corvette Racing teammates reprised that winning performance today in the Grand Prix of Mosport to take the GT1 title with a 57-second margin of victory over Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta in …

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Aug 25 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin Wins GT1 Pole in Battle of Corvettes at Grand Prix of Mosport

Fellows Qualifies Second at Home Track BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Race fans were seeing triple today at Mosport International Raceway as three Corvettes battled for the GT1 pole for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Mosport. Ron Fellows’ Arctic White No. 33 Compuware Corvette C6.R split the two familiar Velocity Yellow Corvette C6.Rs of Oliver Gavin and Johnny O’Connell. Gavin won his fourth ALMS pole of the season and the 15th of his career in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R and O’Connell …

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Aug 21 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Field Three C6.Rs in Grand Prix of Mosport

Fellows and Pilgrim to Drive Third Corvette Racing Entry in Canadian Round of American Le Mans Series BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Three Compuware Corvette C6.Rs will be vying for the GT1 title in the Grand Prix of Mosport to be contested at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, on Sunday, August 26. Former teammates Ron Fellows and Andy Pilgrim will be reunited for the ninth round of the American Le Mans Series at the famed Canadian track near Fellows’ home in …

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Aug 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes to be Showcased During Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

America’s truly iconic sportscar deeply involved in return of world-class auto racing to the Motor City DETROIT – Corvette owners can not only see, but be seen August 31-September 2, 2007 at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The Grand Prix is offering all Corvette owners the opportunity to showcase their shimmering piece of Detroit engineering over Labor Day weekend in the Corvette Car Corral on Belle Isle. This special opportunity includes a parking spot in the Corvette Car Corral, …

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Aug 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Celebrate Homecoming in Ohio

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Is Corvette Racing’s Second Home LEXINGTON, Ohio – Conceived on the Corvette assembly line in Bowling Green, Ky., and raised at Corvette Racing’s headquarters in suburban Detroit, the twin Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars are local favorites at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Going into this weekend’s seventh round of the 12-race American Le Mans Series, Chevy’s factory road racing team has posted five straight victories on the scenic 2.25-mile Mid-Ohio circuit. Ron Fellows and …

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Aug 11 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin and Beretta Score Seventh GT1 Win of Season at Road America

Pace Car Plays Decisive Role in Rain-Soaked Eighth Round of ALMS Series ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Road America lived up to its reputation as one of North America’s premier road racing circuits as it hosted a wet and wild eighth round of the American Le Mans Series. Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta scored their seventh GT1 class win of 2007 in their No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. The “two Ollies” completed 91 laps of the 4-mile course, finishing one lap …

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Aug 11 2007 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen Takes GT1 Pole at Road America

Danish Driver Wins Second Pole in 2007 with Corvette Racing ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Jan Magnussen took his fourth career pole and second of the season for Corvette Racing in GT1 class qualifying for Saturday’s Generac 500 at Road America. The Dane qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R with a lap of 2:00.973 (120.463 mph) on the 4-mile road course, 0.086 seconds ahead of Olivier Beretta in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. Beretta and teammate Oliver Gavin will …

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Aug 03 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Road America: The European Perspective

Eighth Round of American Le Mans Series Will Showcase Horsepower, Handling, and Brave Hearts ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The one circuit in North America that every road racer relishes is Road America. The four-mile course carved into the rolling hills of Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine forest is a 14-turn test of horsepower, handling, and bravery. Corvette Racing’s quartet of drivers are eager to test their mettle on the Road America circuit when it hosts the four-hour Generac 500 on Saturday, August …

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Jul 21 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin and Beretta Score Sixth GT1 Win of Season in Mid-Ohio ALMS

Contact Ends O’Connell and Magnussen’s Charge to the Front LEXINGTON, Ohio – The GT1 class in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was a tale of two Corvettes. It was the best of times for Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta as they scored their sixth victory in seven American Le Mans Series races in 2007. But while fortune smiled on the “two Ollies” and No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R …

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Jul 20 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Crushes GT1 Track Record in Mid-Ohio ALMS Qualifying

Gavin Awarded Pole After Post-Qualifying Inspection LEXINGTON, Ohio – Corvette Racing shattered the GT1 track record at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today in qualifying for Saturday’s American Le Mans Series Acura Sports Car Challenge. Oliver Gavin will start on the class pole after a qualifying duel with Johnny O’Connell was decided in technical inspection. O’Connell toured the 2.25-mile Mid-Ohio circuit in 1:16.568 (106.164 mph) in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R, edging Gavin’s fast lap of 1:16.635 (106.072 mph) …

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