Jun 01 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Laps at Le Mans for Corvette C7.R

Test Day goals accomplished; Gavin fourth and Magnussen sixth LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing successfully ran through its test program ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans today as the two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs turned their first laps around the circuit in the Sarthe region of France. Both Corvette C7.Rs ran virtually trouble-free during the pair of four-hour sessions two weeks before the famed endurance race June 14-15. Four-time Le Mans winner Oliver Gavin set the fourth-fastest time …

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May 28 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Steps Toward Eighth Class Victory

Annual Test Day serves as dress rehearsal for Corvette C7.R’s Le Mans debut DETROIT – The biggest challenge yet for the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R beckons across the Atlantic. Sunday is the annual Test Day ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and eight hours of track time for the C7.R and Corvette Racing’s six drivers. It’s the only time cars can run on the 8.3-mile circuit ahead of official practice and qualifying for the world’s most grueling auto …

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May 04 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Second Straight Win for Magnussen, Garcia

New Chevrolet Corvette C7.R a winner again in California MONTEREY, Calif. – It wasn’t nearly as easy as last time, but Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen scored their second straight GT Le Mans victory in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Sunday. The duo won a hard-fought battle for the second consecutive season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – this time in their No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. Garcia won by 4.710 seconds as Corvette Racing took its third straight …

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May 03 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Pole Position for Garcia, Corvette C7.R

Corvettes on front two rows in GT Le Mans class for Sunday’s two-hour race Second straight pole position for No. 3 Corvette C7.R Gavin, Milner to start fourth in GTLM Front-row qualifying effort for Westbrook in Prototype class MONTEREY, Calif. – Antonio Garcia continued Corvette Racing’s stellar record at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca today with pole position in the GT Le Mans class. The Spanish star captured his first fastest qualifier honor with Corvette Racing with a lap of 1:22.373 …

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Apr 29 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Gearing Up For Monterey Repeat

Riding high after first victory for Corvette C7.R at Long Beach Magnussen, Garcia aiming for repeat of 2013 victory Gavin, Milner were winners in 2012 GT race Final TUDOR Championship race before 24 Hours of Le Mans DETROIT – Fresh off its first victory of 2014 with the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Corvette Racing heads back to California where it looks to win for the third straight season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The two-hour Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix …

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Apr 12 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Victory for New Corvette C7.R

Garcia, Magnussen dominate street race; Gavin, Milner take third-place GTLM finish LONG BEACH, Calif. – Corvette Racing won its first race with the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Saturday at Long Beach as Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen dominated in their No. 3 Corvette to take the GT Le Mans class of the Patrón Sports Car Showcase. The duo led all but one lap and took the checkered flag by 5.408 seconds in the third round of the TUDOR United …

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Apr 11 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Pole Position for Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

Magnussen fastest GTLM qualifier in No. 3 Corvette; Fittipaldi third overall in No. 5 Corvette DP LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan Magnussen captured the first pole position for the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Friday with the fastest lap in qualifying for Saturday’s Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach street circuit. The Dane made his final lap count – a 1:17.939 (90.902 mph) in the No. 3 Corvette that is in its first season in the TUDOR United …

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Apr 08 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Street Fight for Corvette C7.R

Looking to turn potential of new GT race car into victory DETROIT – After the two longest races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, Corvette Racing moves to the shortest event on its calendar. The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs travel to the West Coast for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase – part of this weekend’s Grand Prix of Long Beach. Although the race lasts just 100 minutes, the event typically is one of the most challenging of …

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Apr 07 2014 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Earns High Honor From RACER Magazine

Named Team of the Year for 2013 in Spring edition DETROIT – While preparing to hit its stride for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Corvette Racing has picked up a significant honor from RACER. The renowned publication named Corvette Racing its 2013 Team of the Year in worldwide motorsport as part of its Spring edition. An editorial panel selected America’s leading production-based sports car team for the honor after it won the 2013 American Le Mans Series’ GT championship. …

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Mar 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: Disappointing End in Florida Classic

After leading during the day, sixth and eighth for Corvette C7.Rs SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs each led in class at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday but ultimately ended the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on disappointing notes. The No. 4 Corvette C7.R of Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Robin Liddell finished sixth in GT Le Mans for the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The car …

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