Aug 25 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Back on the Podium for No. 3 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Back on the Podium for No. 3 Corvette Garcia, Magnussen third just ahead of Gavin, Milner in No. 4 Corvette ALTON, Va. (August 25, 2019) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen returned to the GT Le Mans (GTLM) podium in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday with a third-place finish in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The duo in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R recorded their fourth straight top-three …

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Aug 24 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Front-Row Start for Magnussen, No. 3 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Front-Row Start for Magnussen, No. 3 Corvette Sunday’s race is a critical one in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTLM title chase. Magnussen and teammate Antonio Garcia stand fourth in Drivers points and remain in the hunt for a third consecutive championship and fourth straight for the Corvette Racing program. All four Corvette Racing drivers have claimed victories at VIR since the team’s first appearance there in 2012. Gavin and teammate Tommy Milner were winners that …

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Aug 20 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, VIR Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Ready for an Overall Fight

CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Ready for an Overall Fight Second GT-only weekend of IMSA WeatherTech season Three races remain in GT Le Mans title chase Garcia, Magnussen look for third VIR win in four years Gavin, Milner winners of Corvette Racing’s first VIR event DETROIT (August 20, 2019) – Corvette Racing gets its second shot at overall glory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this weekend with an annual visit to Virginia International Raceway. The Michelin GT Challenge at VIR …

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Aug 05 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Another Hard-Luck Afternoon

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Another Hard-Luck Afternoon ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. (Aug. 3, 2019) – Luck wasn’t on the side of Corvette Racing on Sunday as the team logged fourth- and sixth-place finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Road Race Showcase at Road America. Both Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs led the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category and were in contention for the program’s 100thh victory in IMSA competition. Ultimately, however, the race and fortune went against Corvette Racing as it …

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Aug 03 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Pole Position Start for No. 4 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Pole Position Start for No. 4 Corvette Gavin fastest in GTLM qualifying, Magnussen P5 in chase for eighth Road America win ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. (Aug. 3, 2019) – Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin will start from pole position of the GT Le Mans field after qualifying for Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Road Race Showcase. Gavin, in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, was the fastest qualifier Saturday with a lap of 2:00.663 (120.772 …

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Jul 30 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Back to the Holy Grail

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Back to the Holy Grail Program seeks eighth victory at favorite stop for many drivers Garcia, Magnussen seek to regain ground in GTLM points chase Milner returns to lineup in No. 4 Corvette C7.R alongside Gavin Garcia, Milner set to make 100th start with Corvette Racing 2020 Corvette Stingray on-site at Chevrolet Racing Display DETROIT (July 30, 2019) – Across the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule, no track may be as revered as Road America. …

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Jul 20 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Weathering the Weather

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Weathering the Weather Corvette C7.Rs finish fifth, sixth in GT-only round at steamy Lime Rock LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 20, 2019) – Corvette Racing sweat its way through the Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday to fifth- and sixth-place finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Hoping to replicate one of its finest moments – the 100th victory in program history – the pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs came short in scoring victory No. 100 in IMSA …

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Jul 17 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Getting Back on Track

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Getting Back on Track A return to site of Corvette Racing’s 100th program victory Garcia, Magnussen seek to regain ground in GTLM points chase Fässler to sub for Milner in No. 4 Corvette alongside Gavin Corvette Racing leads all IMSA entrants with five Lime Rock victories DETROIT (July 16, 2019) – The longest-running program in IMSA history visits the shortest venue on the calendar this weekend as Corvette Racing heads to Lime Rock Park with …

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Jul 07 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Mosport, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Tough Day but Corvettes Back in One Piece

CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Tough Day but Corvettes Back in One Piece BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 7, 2019) – Corvette Racing arrived at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park hoping one of its most successful tracks would result in some badly needed winning momentum. Unfortunately, the team came up short in the effort for its 12th class victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday. The pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs finished seventh and eighth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class …

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Jul 06 2019 Randall Shinn 2019, Mosport, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Setting Up for Try at CTMP Win No. 12

CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Setting Up for Try at CTMP Win No. 12 BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 6, 2019) – Corvette Racing will look to charge through the field Sunday following qualifying for the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Doing so would write another remarkable chapter in Corvette Racing lore and secure a 12th class victory at the high-speed track east of Toronto. Jan Magnussen, teaming with Antonio Garcia paced the program’s effort in …

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