Oct 12 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Full Speed Ahead in Final C7.R Race

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Full Speed Ahead in Final C7.R Race BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 11, 2019) – Corvette Racing will try to race its way through the field Saturday and close the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R era with a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the 10-hour Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R second Friday in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s top production based class Friday. …

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Oct 10 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on Chevrolet Debuts Mid-Engine C8.R for Next Racing Season

Chevrolet Debuts Mid-Engine C8.R for Next Racing Season Corvette race car shows off its new colors and clean sheet design built on enhanced technology transfer BRASELTON, Ga. – Chevrolet begins a new chapter in its storied racing legacy with the introduction of the new mid-engine Corvette race car, known as the C8.R. The C8.R will be Chevrolet’s first mid-engine race car to compete in IMSA’s GTLM class and the first clean sheet race car design since the C5.R debuted in …

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Oct 09 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: By the Numbers • 1: As in one team, one manufacturer and one model of car for 20 years: Corvette Racing, Chevrolet and the Chevrolet Corvette. • 3: Generations of Corvette Racing entries at Road Atlanta since 1999 – Corvette C5-R (1999-04) Corvette C6.R (2005-2013) and Corvette C7.R (2014-current). • 3: Consecutive GT Le Mans Drivers championships for Corvette Racing – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner (2016); Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen (2017 and …

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Oct 08 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Hoping to Close on a High Note

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Hoping to Close on a High Note Team seeking landmark IMSA victory in 2019 finale at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Corvette Racing with 10 victories at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Continued quest for IMSA victory No. 100 Final race for Corvette C7.R with Corvette Racing 2020 Corvette Stingray, Corvette Tour on location in Michelin Raceway Fan Midway DETROIT (Oct. 8, 2019) – Corvette Racing will close the 2019 season – and the era of …

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Oct 03 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News Comments Off on C8.R Makes Surprise Debut at Corvette Convertible Reveal

C8.R Makes Surprise Debut at Corvette Convertible Reveal New Corvette race car will debut in silver and yellow at Rolex 24 at Daytona in January CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – More than 60 years of racing heritage helped set the stage for the most important debut in Corvette’s racing history tonight, as Chevy’s first mid-engine GTLM race car – the Corvette C8.R – made its surprise debut alongside the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible at the Kennedy Space Center. The C8.R …

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Sep 16 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Aggressive Strategy Nets GTLM Podium

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Aggressive Strategy Nets GTLM Podium Third-place for Garcia, Magnussen in No. 3 Corvette C7.R; Gavin, Milner take fourth MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2019) – An aggressive race strategy paid off for Corvette Racing on Sunday as Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen landed on the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class podium in the Monterey SportsCar Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R placed third in the next-to-last round of …

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Sep 14 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Another Tight Qualifying Battle in GTLM

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Another Tight Qualifying Battle in GTLM Sixth for Magnussen, seventh for Gavin in close session in Monterey MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2019) – Corvette Racing will look to race its way through the field Sunday following qualifying for the Monterey Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Jan Magnussen and Oliver Gavin were sixth and seventh Saturday in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. It was another classic example …

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Sep 10 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Twenty-First Trip to Monterey

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Twenty-First Trip to Monterey Program has competed in Monterey every year since 1999 Magnussen, Gavin enter with four class victories each in Monterey No. 3 Corvette still alive in GT Le Mans title chase Continued quest for IMSA victory No. 100 Live race broadcast at 3 p.m. ET Sunday on NBC DETROIT (Sept. 10, 2019) – Corvette Racing heads westward again this week with sights set on WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and an eighth class …

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Aug 25 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Back on the Podium for No. 3 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Back on the Podium for No. 3 Corvette Garcia, Magnussen third just ahead of Gavin, Milner in No. 4 Corvette ALTON, Va. (August 25, 2019) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen returned to the GT Le Mans (GTLM) podium in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday with a third-place finish in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The duo in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R recorded their fourth straight top-three …

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Aug 24 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Front-Row Start for Magnussen, No. 3 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Front-Row Start for Magnussen, No. 3 Corvette Sunday’s race is a critical one in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTLM title chase. Magnussen and teammate Antonio Garcia stand fourth in Drivers points and remain in the hunt for a third consecutive championship and fourth straight for the Corvette Racing program. All four Corvette Racing drivers have claimed victories at VIR since the team’s first appearance there in 2012. Gavin and teammate Tommy Milner were winners that …

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