Apr 09 2020 Randall Shinn 2018, 2020, Long Beach, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING REWIND: Oliver Gavin, Long Beach 2018

CORVETTE RACING REWIND: Oliver Gavin, Long Beach 2018 Victory was No. 50 with program for Corvette veteran DETROIT (April 9, 2020) – With racing on hold all over the globe, Corvette Racing is taking a look back at some of its top highlights from its 20-plus years of competitions. In the first of a new series titled "Corvette Racing Rewind", Oliver Gavin relives the 2018 Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, which he won with long-time teammate …

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Feb 24 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, COTA, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: More Lessons Learned with Corvette C8.R

CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: More Lessons Learned with Corvette C8.R Magnussen, Rockenfeller complete trouble-free run at Six Hours of COTA AUSTIN, Texas (February 23, 2020) – Corvette Racing ran another trouble-free event in the second race for the new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R on Sunday with a sixth-place class finish in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s Six Hours of COTA at Circuit of The Americas. Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller, each making their first starts in the mid-engine No. 63 Mobil …

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Feb 23 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, COTA, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Positive Steps Forward for Corvette C8.R

CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Positive Steps Forward for Corvette C8.R Magnussen, Rockenfeller relish first laps in new mid-engine Corvette racecar AUSTIN, Texas (February 22, 2020) – Corvette Racing and the No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R will roll off seventh in the GTE Pro category for Sunday’s Six Hours of COTA for the World Endurance Championship. Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller posted an average lap of 2:02.967 (100.725 mph) in the unique two-driver qualifying format Saturday at Circuit of …

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Feb 18 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, COTA, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Next Steps in Corvette C8.R Development

CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Next Steps in Corvette C8.R Development Return to Austin for Magnussen, first trip for Rockenfeller DETROIT (February 18, 2020) – Corvette Racing will embark on its next step in the development of the new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R this weekend. The program returns to competition in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Circuit of The Americas with one mid-engine Corvette for Sunday’s Six Hours of COTA. Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller will team in the No. 63 …

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Feb 05 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Adds FIA WEC Rounds to Continue Corvette C8.R Development

Corvette Racing Adds FIA WEC Rounds to Continue Corvette C8.R Development Magnussen, Rockenfeller to drive mid-engine Corvette at COTA, Sebring DETROIT (February 5, 2020) – Corvette Racing is adding rounds in the FIA World Endurance Championship to its 2020 program. Races at Circuit of The Americas and Sebring International Raceway will allow Corvette Racing and Chevrolet additional opportunities to develop and test the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. For the two FIA WEC rounds, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller will …

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Jan 26 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, Daytona, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Record Distance in C8.R Debut

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Record Distance in C8.R Debut Garcia, Taylor, Catsburg finish fourth in GTLM No. 3 Corvette C8.R completes program-record distance in Rolex 24 Gavin, Milner, Fässler fight through to finish after mid-race issues DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2020) – Corvette Racing’s new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R finished its maiden race with a fourth-place finish in the Rolex 24 At Daytona to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg led the team’s …

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Jan 26 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, Daytona, Daytona, News Comments Off on IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA – TWELVE-HOUR REPORT

IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA – TWELVE-HOUR REPORT CORVETTE RACING DRIVER QUOTES JANUARY 26, 2020 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2020) – Corvette Racing’s new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R remained in the thick of the fight for Rolex 24 At Daytona honors as the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entered its second half. Nicky Catsburg ran fourth in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.R as the 12th hour came and went at Daytona …

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Jan 26 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, Daytona, Daytona, News Comments Off on ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA – SIX-HOUR REPORT

IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA – SIX-HOUR REPORT CORVETTE RACING DRIVER QUOTES JANUARY 25, 2020 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2020) – Corvette Racing sped its way through the opening quarter of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Saturday as the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R completed its first six hours of racing competition. The pair of Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.Rs were inside the top-five of GT Le Mans (GTLM) with 18 hours left in the opening …

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Jan 24 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Second-Row Start for Corvette C8.R Debut

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Second-Row Start for Corvette C8.R Debut DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Corvette Racing will roll off third and fourth in the first race for the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R following GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying for Saturday’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. A three-time winner of the Rolex 24, the Corvette Racing program hopes to start the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a debut victory for the mid-engine Corvette. Antonio Garcia set the quickest time …

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Jan 22 2020 Randall Shinn 2020, Daytona, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: By the Numbers DETROIT (Jan. 22, 2020) – Corvette Racing begins its 22nd season of competition – and first with the mid-engine Corvette C8.R – this weekend with the Rolex 24 At Daytona to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. To mark the occasion, here are some facts and figures on the team’s history at both Daytona and as a whole. • 0.034: As in seconds – the winning margin of victory in Corvette Racing’s 1-2 …

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