Sep 20 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Action Express Racing, Chevrolet Maintain Points Lead

Third-place finish for Fittipaldi, Barbosa; Corvette Racing comes up short in COTA repeat attempt AUSTIN, Texas – Action Express Racing’s Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi led the Corvette Daytona Prototype effort Saturday with a third-place finish in the Lone Star Le Mans event at Circuit of the Americas. The No. 5 Corvette DP finished on the podium for the third consecutive event as Chevrolet maintained its lead in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Engine Manufacturer standings for Prototypes. Fittipaldi and …

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Sep 19 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Taylor, Fittipaldi Lead Corvette Qualifying Charge

Second and fourth for Corvette DP in Prototype; Magnussen best of Corvette C7.R drivers Four Corvette DPs in top nine qualifying positions Corvette Racing to challenge for COTA GT repeat Manufacturer championships remain in play for Chevrolet in both Prototype, GTLM AUSTIN, Texas – Corvette Daytona Prototypes posted three of the five fastest laps in Prototype qualifying for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Lone Star Le Mans race at Circuit of the Americas on Friday. Ricky Taylor from Wayne Taylor …

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Sep 19 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Seventh Starting Spot in GTE Pro

Milner, Jordan Taylor qualify No. 65 Konica Minolta/Michelin Chevrolet Corvette C7.R AUSTIN, Texas – The No. 65 Konica Minolta/Michelin Chevrolet Corvette C7.R will start seventh Saturday in the GTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) race at Circuit of The Americas. Tommy Milner and Jordan Taylor posted a combined average laptime of 2:08.674 around the 3.4-mile, 20-turn layout in qualifying ahead of the Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas. Corvette Racing is running the FIA WEC …

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Sep 16 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Looking to Defend in Austin

Corvette DP, GT cars winners last year in Circuit of The Americas debut Corvette DP won in Rolex Series, Corvette Racing in ALMS last year in Austin Second-to-last event weekend for TUDOR Championship Chevrolet aims to maintain lead in Prototype, GTLM manufacturer standings Corvette Racing and Corvette Daytona Prototypes head deep in the heart of Texas this weekend for the Lone Star Le Mans race and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at Circuit of The Americas. It is the second-to-last …

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Aug 24 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Taylor Replacing Magnussen in No. 3 Corvette C7.R

Driver safety and health the top priority at Corvette Racing ALTON, Va. – Jordan Taylor will replace Jan Magnussen in Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R for today’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway. Magnussen was involved in a multi-car crash during Saturday’s practice session for this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round and experienced concussion-like symptoms afterward. As a precaution, both Magnussen and Chevrolet Racing management agreed that the safest course of action is to have …

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Aug 24 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Tough Going for Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs

Garcia, Taylor finish seventh in GTLM; crash results in ninth place for Gavin, Milner ALTON, Va. – Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor led Corvette Racing’s effort at the Oak Tree Grand Prix with a seventh-place finish Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. The result keeps Garcia in the lead of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans driver standings and the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R entry first in the class team championship. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the …

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Aug 23 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Quite a Comeback After Crash During Practice

Crew repairs No. 3 Corvette C7.R as Garcia qualifies sixth; Milner ninth in No. 4 Corvette Corvette Racing team turns around No. 3 car to qualify after crash during morning practice Garcia only 0.05 seconds off front row in rebuilt Corvette C7.R Good position to continue fight for TUDOR Championship GTLM titles ALTON, Va. – Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R qualified sixth Saturday for the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway – barely two hours after …

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Aug 19 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Championship Stretch Run Begins

GT-only race means Corvette Racing will go for overall win in TUDOR Championship Overall race victory would be first for Corvette Racing in IMSA Gavin, Milner were winners at team’s inaugural race at VIR in 2012 Chevrolet, Corvette Racing clinched last two ALMS titles at VIR DETROIT – Corvette Racing’s first two years at Virginia International Raceway brought Corvette Racing championship bounties. This weekend, the team has a chance for another landmark in its history – an overall victory in …

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Aug 10 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Second Straight Win for Action Express Racing

Fuel strategy pays dividends again for Prototype championship leaders Three Corvette DPs in top-five at Road America Corvette Racing Corvette C7.Rs sixth, seventh in GTLM Chevrolet leaves Road America leading Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championships ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Action Express Racing played its strategy to perfection once again Sunday as Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi won the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. It was the second straight victory in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for the No. …

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Aug 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Front-Row Start For Action Express Racing

Fittipaldi leads Corvette DP charge with second in qualifying; Gavin sixth in GTLM More momentum for Prototype championship leaders Fittipaldi, Barbosa Gavin leads Corvette Racing qualifying efforts in No. 4 Corvette C7.R Chevrolet aiming to retain lead in Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championships ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Christian Fittipaldi and Action Express Racing led the way for the Corvette Daytona Prototype contingent in Saturday’s qualifying session for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Fittipaldi was second in the …

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