Sep 20 2018 admin News Comments Off on A Drive To Succeed – Meet Corvette Racing’s Team Manager, Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is an integral part of Corvette Racing, ensuring that – in his role as Team Manager – the operation execute their plans and meets their targets on track. Mobil 1 The Grid spent time with Johnson to learn more about his duties, while also gathering the thoughts of Program Manager Doug Fehan, as well as drivers Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen on the key role he plays.

Sep 10 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Points Lead for Garcia, Magnussen Going to Finale

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Points Lead for Garcia, Magnussen Going to Finale Seventh straight podium for No. 3 Corvette Gavin, Milner fifth in chaotic Monterey race MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2018) – For the second year in a row, Corvette Racing will head to the finale of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the Driver and Team points lead in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen placed third in class Sunday in the America’s …

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Sep 08 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Pole Position for Gavin, No. 4 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Pole Position for Gavin, No. 4 Corvette Magnussen qualifies third in GTLM championship-leading C7.R   MONTEREY, California (Sept. 8, 2018) – Oliver Gavin captured pole position Saturday for the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category ahead of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. It was the first pole position at the circuit for Gavin, who will start just ahead of teammate Jan Magnussen on the GTLM grid.   Gavin …

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Sep 08 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Oliver Gavin Pole-Winner Quote

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Oliver Gavin Pole-Winner Quote MONTEREY, California (Sept. 8, 2018) – Oliver Gavin captured pole position Saturday for the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category ahead of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Gavin captured his first career pole position at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. Teammate Jan Magnussen qualified third in the championship-leading No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. OLIVER …

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Sep 05 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: By the Numbers   DETROIT (Sept. 5, 2018) – There are only three tracks at which Corvette Racing has competed in each of its 20 seasons. One of those is WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, site of this weekend’s America’s Tire 250 for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. During the last 19 years, the team has amassed an impressive record of victories and miles on the California coast, as you can see below…   1: As …

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Sep 04 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Laguna Seca, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Championship Fight Heads West

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Championship Fight Heads West Program in contention for third straight IMSA GTLM title with two races to go   Garcia, Magnussen arrive in California with Driver Championship lead All four Corvette Racing drivers with multiple Laguna Seca victories Chevrolet still in race for GTLM Manufacturer’s title One of three tracks to play host to Corvette Racing in each of its previous 19 seasons   DETROIT (Sept. 4, 2018) – Corvette Racing begins its final push …

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Aug 19 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Championship Lead for Garcia, Magnussen

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Championship Lead for Garcia, Magnussen Second-place finish moves No. 3 Corvette into GTLM points lead for first time in 2018   DANVILLE, Virginia (Aug. 19, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia moved into the lead of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) Driver’s Championship for the first time this season following Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   Magnussen and Garcia placed second in the No. 3 …

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Aug 18 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Second, Fourth Rows in Shot at Three-peat

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Second, Fourth Rows in Shot at Three-peat Team going for fourth class victory in seven years at Virginia   DANVILLE, Virginia (August 18, 2018) – Corvette Racing will start from the second and fourth rows of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Virginia International Raceway following a somewhat damp qualifying session for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.   Antonio Garcia qualified fourth and Tommy Milner seventh in GT Le Mans (GTLM), which has headliner honors …

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Aug 16 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIRGINA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT VIRGINA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: By the Numbers DETROIT (August 16, 2018) – Virginia International Raceway may be relatively new to Corvette Racing – only six visits there – but the team already has made an impact at the thrilling circuit in southern Virginia. As the program looks for a fourth victory – and third straight overall – this weekend at the Michelin GT Challenge, here are some facts and figures on Corvette Racing’s history at VIR as well …

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Aug 15 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat Three victories in Virginia for Corvette Racing since 2012   Quartet of drivers very much in GT Le Mans title chase Garcia, Magnussen winners last two seasons at VIR Gavin, Milner looking for second Virginia victory together   DETROIT (Aug. 15, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s title chase in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes it to a circuit where – not surprisingly – it has shown significant strength: Virginia International Raceway. …

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