Jun 13 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eighteen-Hour Update

No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R leads inside final six hours LE MANS, France – Entering the final quarter of the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Corvette Racing found itself well within reach of another class victory. A quick pit stop by the Corvette Racing crew put Tommy Milner into the lead just past the 18-hour mark ahead of Toni Vilander in what is shaping up to be a fantastic finish to this year’s race. Oliver Gavin …

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Jun 13 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Halfway Update

Milner surges back into lead after strong stints by Gavin, Taylor in No. 64 Corvette C7.R LE MANS, France – With 12 hours down and 12 to go, Corvette Racing is in the midst of a fight for top honors at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tommy Milner retook the lead in GTE Pro in his first stint just past the halfway point Sunday morning at Le Mans. Oliver Gavin drove three stints on two sets of tires and …

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Jun 13 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Six-Hour Update

Gavin, Milner strong in the open to push No. 64 Corvette C7.R to GTE Pro lead LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing powered its way through the GTE Pro field and into the lead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the first six hours. All three drivers of the No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R put in impressive lap times to go along with quick pit work by the Corvette Racing crew as Jordan Taylor ran second six hours …

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Jun 11 2015 admin News Comments Off on NO. 63 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R WITHDRAWN FROM EVENT AFTER QUALIFYING ACCIDENT

LE MANS, France – The No. 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Corvette Racing drivers Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe, has been withdrawn from this weekend’s 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an accident during Thursday’s first qualifying session. A mechanical issue resulted in Magnussen losing control of the car in the Porsche Curves, damaging the front and rear of the Corvette C7.R beyond immediate repair. After having been helped from the car by the …

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Jun 11 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ride Along for 24 Hours

In-car streaming from both Corvette C7.Rs and Corvette Racing garage on FOXSports.com LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing fans throughout the United States once again have the opportunity to get an inside look at the team’s chase for an eighth class victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. FOXSports.com will provide a live video stream featuring in-car cameras in both the No. 63 and No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars and the Corvette Racing pit throughout Saturday and …

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Jun 10 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.Rs Fifth, Sixth in Opening Qualifying Session

Garcia quickest driver in Daytona/Sebring-winning car; Milner sets time in No. 64 Corvette LE MANS, France – Following the first qualifying session Wednesday night at the Circuit de La Sarthe, Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs sit fifth and sixth on the provisional GTE Pro grid for this weekend’s 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia set a best lap of 3:55.963 (129.183 mph) in the No. 63 Corvette C7.R to lead the two-car effort. Tommy …

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Jun 10 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE® RACING TEAMS UP WITH BRM FOR LIMITED-EDITION TIMEPIECE COLLECTION

Introducing the inaugural Chevrolet® Corvette® C7.R Racing watch collection: the customized, licensed timepieces will be unveiled at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans DALLAS – Bernard Richards Manufacture (BRM) and Corvette® Racing are partnering to release a series of limited-edition timepieces. Licensed by General Motors, the Chevrolet® Corvette® C7.R Racing collection honors an automotive icon, and the bespoke collaboration brings together two uniquely individual companies united by a commitment to the art of motorsports. BRM’s artisans have translated the racecar’s …

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Jun 08 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ready for Another Classic

Drivers, crew, engineers focused on earning eighth class win since 2001 •Garcia, Magnussen, Briscoe going for endurance “Triple Crown” •No. 64 Corvette of Gavin, Milner, Taylor second in class during Test Day •Second race at Le Mans for Chevrolet Corvette C7.R LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s chance to write another chapter in sports car racing history is here. For the 16th consecutive season, Corvette Racing has its sights set on the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a two-car …

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May 31 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Plenty of Work – and Rain – on Test Day

Gavin sets second-quickest time in GTE Pro in No. 64 Corvette C7.R •Mostly wet conditions dampen track for eight hours of testing •Second appearance at Le Mans for Chevrolet Corvette C7.R •Corvette Racing with seven class victories at Le Mans LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ran through a trouble-free – although damp – Test Day program Sunday ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The No. 64 Corvette C7.R set the second-fastest time in …

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May 26 2015 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Test Day Sets the Stage for 24 Hours

Both Corvette C7.Rs ready for Le Mans dress rehearsal •Eight hours of track time on 8.3-mile Circuit de la Sarthe •Corvette Racing with seven class victories at Le Mans •Official test day follows two days of running at National Corvette Museum track DETROIT – With victories in two of sports car racing’s biggest events already in 2015, Corvette Racing turns its focus across the Atlantic Ocean for the focal point of the season. The 83rd running of the 24 Hours …

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