Aug 08 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Adding American Flavor to WEC Round

Milner, Taylors to team in Corvette C7.R for Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas All-American lineup in lone U.S. race for FIA WEC Entry sponsored by Konica Minolta and Michelin DETROIT – Corvette Racing will field a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in the Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the only race for the FIA World Endurance Championship in the U.S. The Corvette C7.R entry will have a distinctive American flavor with Tommy Milner, …

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Aug 06 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Back on Hallowed Ground

“America’s National Park of Speed” the next challenge for Corvette teams in TUDOR Championship Corvette C7.Rs back at Road America for second time in 2014 Corvette Daytona Prototype teams seek first Elkhart Lake victory Chevrolet enters with lead in Prototype, GTLM championships DETROIT – Four Corvette Daytona Prototypes and the Corvette Racing team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will contend for class victories this weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. One year ago, the landmark 4.048-mile, 14-turn track served …

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Jul 25 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT INDIANAPOLIS: Action Express Kisses The Bricks

Barbosa, Fittipaldi give Corvette first Indy win; Corvette C7.Rs place fourth and fifth in GTLM Fuel strategy makes the different for No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP Podium streak continues for Westbrook, Valiante Garcia, Magnussen maintain GTLM championship lead INDIANAPOLIS – Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi made history Friday by taking the Corvette brand to Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time. The duo drove their No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype to a win …

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Jul 24 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT INDIANAPOLIS: Garcia Qualifies Sixth in GTLM

Action Express Racing’s Christian Fittipaldi fourth-fastest in prototype qualifying Antonio Garcia leads the way for Corvette Racing qualifying sixth – second through sixth separated by one tenth of a second Christian Fittipaldi fastest Corvette Daytona Prototype driver in No. 5 Corvette DP All Chevrolet Corvette DPs post top 10 qualifying efforts INDIANAPOLIS – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs qualified sixth and 10th for Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Antonio Garcia was sixth-quickest Thursday in …

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Jul 22 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT INDIANAPOLIS: Looking to Kiss the Bricks For First Time

First race at IMS for Corvette Racing team; Corvette DPs going for first Brickyard GP win Corvette Racing visits IMS for first time riding four-race GTLM win streak Corvette Daytona Prototype teams claimed pole positions in previous two IMS rounds Chevrolet continues to lead both Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championships DETROIT – There is no shortage of Chevrolet racing history at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It dates all the back to 1920 with Gaston Chevrolet’s victory in the Indy 500. More than …

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Jul 12 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Garcia Second in GTLM to Lead Qualifying Efforts

Gavin fourth in GTLM; Westbrook third in Prototype qualifying Garcia, Magnussen on GTLM front-row for shot at fourth straight win WestbrooChevrolet leads both Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championshipsk third overall in Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP Watkins Glen victory moved Chevrolet into manufacturer points lead BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs qualified second and fourth for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sports Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Antonio Garcia was second-quickest Saturday in …

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Jul 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Aiming for Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Repeat

Team seeking fourth straight GT Le Mans victory in TUDOR Championship Gavin, Milner enter as defending race winners Garcia, Magnussen lead GTLM driver championship Watkins Glen victory moved Chevrolet into manufacturer points lead DETROIT – After winning a round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at an unfamiliar venue, Corvette Racing heads this weekend to more recognizable surroundings. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) plays host to the TUDOR Championship as Corvette Racing goes for an 11th victory at the storied …

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Jun 29 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: Third Straight Victory For Garcia, Magnussen

Win equals GT Le Mans championship leads; Gavin and Milner fourth after penalty WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – In its 15 years of existence, Sunday marked Corvette Racing’s first event at Watkins Glen International. The team made its debut one to remember with a dominating GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen for Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. The duo led most of the day to earn their …

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Jun 28 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: Magnussen Qualifies Second in No. 3 C7.R

Corvette DPs second and third at head of Watkins Glen Six Hours grid First event at Watkins Glen for Corvette Racing Last-lap run by Magnussen takes second in GTLM Fittipaldi leads Corvette DP contingent in second overall WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen qualified second Saturday in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The Dane turned a lap of 1:44.376 (117.268 mph) in the …

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Jun 27 2014 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Takes 1-2 GTS Finish at Mid-Ohio

Ron Fellows and Johnny O’Connell finish third overall LEXINGTON, Ohio – The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team claimed a decisive 1-2 GTS victory at Round 2 of the American Le Mans Series at Mid-Ohio. Ron Fellows and Johnny O’Connell, driving the #3 Compuware Corvette C5-R, won and finished a remarkable third overall, matching the ALMS all-time record for the highest GTS finish on the overall grid. Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta, driving the #4 Compuware Corvette C5-R, placed second …

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