Jan 07 2017 Randall Shinn 2017, Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Magnussen Sets Early GTLM Pace

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Magnussen Sets Early GTLM Pace DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2017) – Jan Magnussen in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R posted the fastest GT Le Mans (GTLM) time on the first day of the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Raceway. The 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona GTLM co-winner set Friday’s best GTLM lap of 1:44.760 (122.3 mph) in the Corvette that he will share with Antonio Garcia and Mike Rockenfeller. The …

Read more »

Jan 04 2017 Randall Shinn Daytona, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Roaring Toward Chance at Three Straight Wins

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Roaring Toward Chance at Three Straight Wins Three-day test at Daytona for three-time Rolex 24 class winner First step toward defending Manufacturer’s, Driver’s and Team’s championships All six Corvette Racing endurance drivers set to attend Corvette Racing finished 1-2 in 2016, separated by just 0.034 seconds at finish DETROIT (Jan. 4, 2017) – It’s time for Corvette Racing to again head back to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway for the first testing laps of …

Read more »

Dec 12 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Brings Back Rockenfeller, Fässler for Daytona, Sebring

Corvette Racing Brings Back Rockenfeller, Fässler for Daytona, Sebring Pair was part of last season’s long-distance lineup in premier IMSA events DETROIT (Dec. 12, 2016) – Consistency and familiarity are themes of the 2017 Corvette Racing program, and it is no different with the selection of drivers for North America’s opening pair of premier endurance races. As was the case in 2016, Mike Rockenfeller and Marcel Fässler will join Corvette Racing’s four full-season drivers to recreate an All-Star lineup that …

Read more »

Dec 07 2016 Randall Shinn News Comments Off on ‘Full-Season Four’ Return to Corvette Racing for 2017

‘Full-Season Four’ Return to Corvette Racing for 2017 Team relying on consistency in driver lineup for IMSA, Le Mans programs Gavin, Milner defending IMSA GT Le Mans Driver’s Champions Garcia, Magnussen eager to challenge for GTLM title All four drivers are past IMSA Driver’s Champions Chevrolet’s flagship GT team won five times in 2016 DETROIT (Dec. 7, 2016) – After sweeping all six GT Le Mans titles in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2016 and winning five times, Corvette …

Read more »

Dec 01 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News Comments Off on 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Brian Hoye and Chuck Houghton

2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Brian Hoye and Chuck Houghton No. 4 Corvette C7.R car chief and lead engineer debrief on magical GTLM title season Winning a title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes the utmost level of skill and teamwork… both behind the wheel and behind the wall. Chuck Houghton and Brian Hoye – lead engineer and car chief, respectively, on Corvette Racing’s No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R – were key pieces to the team’s title-winning season, along …

Read more »

Oct 28 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News Comments Off on 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Tommy Milner, No. 4 Corvette C7.R

2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Tommy Milner, No. 4 Corvette C7.R On a second Driver’s title, ups and downs in the season and continuous learning During the last 10 months in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Tommy Milner helped deliver some of Corvette Racing’s greatest moments and triumphs. He and Oliver Gavin won four times including Sebring and Road America – both places where Milner drove stellar final stints to help the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R sweep all six …

Read more »

Oct 19 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News Comments Off on 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Oliver Gavin, No. 4 Corvette C7.R

2016 CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Oliver Gavin, No. 4 Corvette C7.R Lasting memories, contending and continually learning The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season was one to remember for Oliver Gavin. The highly experienced and successful Briton won his fifth Driver’s Championship as part of Corvette Racing and second with Tommy Milner. The two won four times in their No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R and also won the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup title. In your mind, what was …

Read more »

Oct 02 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD ATLANTA: Championship Sweep in GT Le Mans

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD ATLANTA: Championship Sweep in GT Le Mans Gavin, Milner claim Driver’s Championship in No. 4 Corvette C7.R Team Championship for No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette team to go along with Chevrolet Manufacturer’s Championship Garcia, Magnussen take third in GTLM Driver’s Championship Gavin, Milner, Chevrolet also sweep Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2016) – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner captured the GT Le Mans (GTLM) Driver’s Championship in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on …

Read more »

Oct 02 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING, CORVETTE DP IMSA CHAMPIONSHIP QUOTES

TOMMY MILNER, CORVETTE RACING NO. 4 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R – GTLM DRIVER’S CHAMPION: "Woo! That feels really good. It doesn’t have the initial shock of a win, but deep down this is a pretty satisfying end of the season. We had four wins… a couple of bad races, but we had some amazing ones as well. I just don’t know what to say. Most of all, I am just really happy. I feel really fortunate to be a …

Read more »

Oct 02 2016 Randall Shinn 2016, News, Road Atlanta Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD ATLANTA: First-Half Driver Quotes

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD ATLANTA: First-Half Driver Quotes MSA – WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP PETIT LE MANS PRESENTED BY HARRAH’S CHEROKEE CASINO RESORT ROAD ATLANTA CORVETTE DRIVER IN-RACE UPDATES OCT. 1, 2016 OLIVER GAVIN, NO. 4 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: "So far, so good. We’ve been making steps with this Corvette and we’ve been moving forward. When Tommy (Milner) was in the car, he was gaining places, he was moving up the order, and I was doing the same. We …

Read more »