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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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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