Aug 22 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Runner-Up in C8.R Le Mans Debut

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Runner-Up in C8.R Le Mans Debut Garcia, Taylor, Catsburg second in GTE Pro; No. 64 Corvette endures hard-luck race LE MANS, France (Aug. 22, 2021) – The mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R finished on the class podium in its 24 Hours of Le Mans debut Sunday with the trio of Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg placing second in the No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.R. The debut of the mid-engine racing Corvette came a …

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Aug 22 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eighteen-Hour Report

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eighteen-Hour Report No. 63 Corvette C8.R in with a chance of GTE Pro victory LE MANS, France (Aug. 22, 2021) – The final dice have been cast in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Corvette Racing part of what is shaping up to be a two-team battle for victory in the GTE Pro category. Jordan Taylor ran second in the No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R at the 18-hour mark and a little …

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Aug 22 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Halfway Report

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Halfway Report No. 63 Corvette C8.R remains in the GTE Pro hunt on Le Mans debut LE MANS, France (Aug. 22, 2021) – Corvette Racing remained firmly entrenched among the GTE Pro class leaders as the 24 Hours of Le Mans reached and passed the halfway point early Sunday morning. The No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R of Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg ran third in class as the race entered the …

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Aug 21 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Six-Hour Report

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Six-Hour Report Pair of Corvette C8.Rs run out front in wild Le Mans early running LE MANS, France (Aug. 21, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s pair of mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.Rs spent time out front in the early running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday following a wet and chaotic start. The No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.R of Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg led the Corvette charge after six hours …

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Aug 19 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Third in Hyperpole

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy, No. 64 C8.R Third in Hyperpole Final on-track practice sessions ahead of Saturday-Sunday endurance classic LE MANS, France (Aug. 19, 2021) – Nick Tandy set the third-fastest time in Hyperpole qualifying Thursday to put Corvette Racing’s No. 64 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R on the second row of the GTE Pro grid for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tandy, who drives with Tommy Milner and Alexander Sims, posted a best lap of …

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Aug 19 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: How to Watch and Listen

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: How to Watch and Listen No. 63 Corvette C8.R streaming on-board, MotorTrend U.S. coverage highlights team’s Le Mans return LE MANS, France (Aug. 19, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, this time with the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, is a landmark moment in program history. It also will be made available to viewers and listeners in the United States and around the world on multiple platforms. MotorTrend Network will …

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Aug 19 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy Puts No. 64 C8.R in Hyperpole

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy Puts No. 64 C8.R in Hyperpole Plus continuing work on preparations for GTE Pro at 24 Hours of Le Mans LE MANS, France (Aug. 18, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Nick Tandy put the No. 64 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R into the Hyperpole round of qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tandy set a best lap Wednesday of 3:47.074 (134.216 mph) in the mid-engine Corvette that he is sharing this week with …

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Aug 17 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eight Winning Retrospectives

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eight Winning Retrospectives LE MANS, France (Aug. 17, 2021) – Corvette Racing is back at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this week with its eye toward a ninth class victory in one of the world’s greatest endurance races. Debuting at Le Mans in 2000, the program quickly established itself as an annual contender in the production-based GT categories. This year should be no different with the mid-engine Corvette C8.R. Ahead of this week’s track …

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Aug 16 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers • 1: As in one team, one manufacturer and one model of car for 20 appearances at Le Mans: Corvette Racing, Chevrolet and the Chevrolet Corvette. • 3: Generations of Corvette Racing entries since 2000 – Corvette C5-R (2000-04), Corvette C6.R (2005-13) and Corvette C7.R (2014-2019). The Corvette C8.R makes its Le Mans debut this year. • 3: Number of wins for the Corvette C5-R – 2001, 2002, 2004. • 4: Number …

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Aug 15 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News, Uncategorized Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Laps at Le Mans for C8.R

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Laps at Le Mans for C8.R No. 64 Corvette heads team’s Test Day pace; No. 63 recovers after electrical issue LE MANS, France (Aug. 15, 2021) – At long last, Corvette Racing sent the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R for its first laps around the Circuit de la Sarthe during nine hours of testing Sunday ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tommy Milner led the Corvette Racing effort in the No. 64 Mobil …

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