Jun 25 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: One Word…FINALLY!

Landmark first trip to historic road course for ALMS champions Corvette C7.Rs face new challenge at Six Hours of The Glen Garcia, Magnussen go for third straight win in TUDOR Championship Coming off second, fourth in class at Le Mans DETROIT – It’s only about an hour’s flight from Detroit to Watkins Glen International. But over the years, the two have been worlds away from the perspective of Corvette Racing. With the advent of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship however, …

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Jun 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.R Remains in Contention

Milner triple-stint keeps No. 74 Corvette in lead fight; Garcia’s triple keeps No. 73 close LE MANS, France – The Chevrolet Corvette C7.R remained in contention through the halfway point of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as Tommy Milner’s triple stint kept Corvette Racing’s No. 74 Corvette in the hunt for a class victory. Milner ran second in GTE Pro as green-flag pit stops cycled through at the 12-hour mark. The young American stayed within reach of the GTE …

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Jun 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.R Fights for Podium

Taylor racing toward third-place; No. 74 Corvette fighting back LE MANS, France – With six hours left to go, Corvette Racing’s No. 73 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R continued to fight for a podium position in the GTE Pro class during its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia ran fourth as he tried to chase down the third-place Porsche with both cars on the same lap after 18 hours. The Spaniard was 68 seconds from third place in …

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Jun 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Runner-Up Finish for Corvette C7.R

Garcia, Magnussen, Taylor lead Corvette Racing effort with GTE Pro podium LE MANS, France – The new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R is a podium finisher in its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor were runners- up in the GTE Pro class in Corvette Racing’s No. 73 Corvette C7.R thanks to late-race heroics by the trio. Despite losing valuable laps due to safety car nuances and a faulty valve stem for the Corvette’s …

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Jun 14 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.R Leads After Six Hours

Westbrook has No. 74 Corvette out front in GTE Pro; Taylor fifth and gaining LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s two Corvette C7.R race cars have shown well in their debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After six hours, Richard Westbrook led by nearly 30 seconds in the No. 74 Corvette that he shares with Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner. Westbrook led a group of six cars on the lead lap that included Jordan Taylor in the No. …

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Jun 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Second and Fourth in Qualifying for Corvette C7.Rs

Garcia leads qualifying efforts for the Le Mans debut for C7.Rs LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing will start second and fourth Saturday in the GTE Pro class for the 24 Hours of Le Mans following strong qualifying runs for its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. Antonio Garcia set a best time of 3:54.777 (129.867 mph) in the No. 73 Corvette C7.R and Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 74 Corvette C7.R fourth in class at 3:55.190 (129.618 mph) – encouraging starts …

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Jun 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Spirit of Le Mans Award for Fehan

Receives prestigious honor from Le Mans governing body DETROIT – Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan is presented with the Spirit of Le Mans award today from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fehan, who oversees the Corvette Racing program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor the day before the start of the 82nd running of Le Mans. The Spirit of Le Mans award is presented annually by the …

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Jun 12 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia Leads Corvette Attack on First Day

Spaniard fourth among GTE Pro runners in No. 73 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars sit fourth and ninth in the GTE Pro class after Wednesday’s first qualifying session at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. An additional pair of two-hour qualifying sessions are set for Thursday and will help determine the grid for this year’s twice-around-the-clock enduro. Antonio Garcia was the fastest driver for Corvette Racing. The Spaniard set a …

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Jun 11 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ride Along With the Corvette C7.R For 24 Hours

U.S. viewers can access in-car live streams, garage cam with FOX Sports online DETROIT – This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most anticipated one for Corvette Racing since the team’s debut there in 2000. It’s the first time at the Circuit de la Sarthe for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, and American fans can ride along with the team for the entirety of the race. Three dedicated cameras will stream live video on FOXsports.com, helping to highlight Corvette …

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Jun 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Bidding for Eighth Class Victory

Following successful Test Day, Corvette C7.R to make its Le Mans debut LE MANS, France – The biggest race on Corvette Racing’s calendar is here: the 24 Hours of Le Mans – one of racing’s marquee events. The twice-around-the-clock endurance classic will see the Le Mans competition debut of the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in its toughest test to date. The C7.R is the first completely new racing Corvette to compete at Le Mans since 2005 when the C6.R made its …

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