Oct 13 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Tough Fight to Close C7.R Era

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Tough Fight to Close C7.R Era BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2019) – Corvette Racing ended its run with the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Saturday with fourth- and seventh-place class finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller led Corvette Racing’s effort in the final race of the season. Oliver Gavin, Tommy …

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Oct 13 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road Atlanta, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Tough Fight to Close C7.R Era

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Tough Fight to Close C7.R Era BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2019) – Corvette Racing ended its run with the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Saturday with fourth- and seventh-place class finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller led Corvette Racing’s effort in the final race of the season. Oliver Gavin, Tommy …

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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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