Aug 19 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy Puts No. 64 C8.R in Hyperpole

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Tandy Puts No. 64 C8.R in Hyperpole Plus continuing work on preparations for GTE Pro at 24 Hours of Le Mans LE MANS, France (Aug. 18, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Nick Tandy put the No. 64 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R into the Hyperpole round of qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tandy set a best lap Wednesday of 3:47.074 (134.216 mph) in the mid-engine Corvette that he is sharing this week with …

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Aug 17 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eight Winning Retrospectives

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Eight Winning Retrospectives LE MANS, France (Aug. 17, 2021) – Corvette Racing is back at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this week with its eye toward a ninth class victory in one of the world’s greatest endurance races. Debuting at Le Mans in 2000, the program quickly established itself as an annual contender in the production-based GT categories. This year should be no different with the mid-engine Corvette C8.R. Ahead of this week’s track …

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Aug 16 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers • 1: As in one team, one manufacturer and one model of car for 20 appearances at Le Mans: Corvette Racing, Chevrolet and the Chevrolet Corvette. • 3: Generations of Corvette Racing entries since 2000 – Corvette C5-R (2000-04), Corvette C6.R (2005-13) and Corvette C7.R (2014-2019). The Corvette C8.R makes its Le Mans debut this year. • 3: Number of wins for the Corvette C5-R – 2001, 2002, 2004. • 4: Number …

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Aug 15 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News, Uncategorized Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Laps at Le Mans for C8.R

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: First Laps at Le Mans for C8.R No. 64 Corvette heads team’s Test Day pace; No. 63 recovers after electrical issue LE MANS, France (Aug. 15, 2021) – At long last, Corvette Racing sent the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R for its first laps around the Circuit de la Sarthe during nine hours of testing Sunday ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tommy Milner led the Corvette Racing effort in the No. 64 Mobil …

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Aug 11 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Finally… the Return Trip

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Finally… the Return Trip · Program makes return to 24 Hours of Le Mans after missing 2020 · First race for mid-engine Corvette C8.R at Le Mans · Nine hours of testing Sunday to set stage for endurance classic · Catsburg, Sims rejoin regular IMSA lineup in pair of Corvette C8.Rs DETROIT (Aug. 11, 2021) – Corvette Racing is set for its long-awaited return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Only days following its …

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Aug 08 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Two Podiums, on to Le Mans

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Two Podiums, on to Le Mans ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 8, 2021) – Corvette Racing finished second and third in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday at Road America as the program now heads across the Atlantic Ocean for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. GTLM championship leaders Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor finished second in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, just ahead of …

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Aug 07 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Taylor Puts Corvette on Pole

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Taylor Puts Corvette on Pole 1-2 GTLM start for team’s 20th race at Road America; Milner second in qualifying ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 7, 2021) – Jordan Taylor gave Corvette Racing its second pole position at Road America in three years with the fast time in qualifying for the IMSA SportsCar Weekend race – the team’s 20th event at the historic road course and a fourth straight 1-2 qualifying result in GT Le Mans (GTLM) …

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Aug 03 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Building Momentum

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Building Momentum Program looking for fifth victory of 2021 IMSA season Team’s last race before return to 24 Hours of Le Mans Road America served as important venue for C8.R and Le Mans development DETROIT (Aug. 3, 2021) – Corvette Racing is back at its spiritual home this weekend as it enters the second half of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Historic and picturesque Road America is set to play host to Corvette Racing for …

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Aug 02 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, News, Road America Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING JORDAN TAYLOR AND TOMMY MILNER MEDIA AVAILABILITY TRANSCRIPT

IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD AMERICA / IMSA SPORTSCAR WEEKEND CORVETTE RACING JORDAN TAYLOR AND TOMMY MILNER MEDIA AVAILABILITY TRANSCRIPT AUGUST 2, 2021 Corvette Racing drivers Jordan Taylor and Tommy Milner met with members of the media during a Zoom conference call Monday ahead of this weekend’s IMSA SportsCar Weekend at Road America and the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans. FULL TRANSCRIPT: JORDAN TAYLOR, NO. 3 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C8.R IT’S A BUSY MONTH COMING UP AHEAD FOR …

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Jul 17 2021 Randall Shinn 2021, Lime Rock, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Taylor, Garcia Take Overall Victory

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: Taylor, Garcia Take Overall Victory No. 3 Corvette wins over No. 4 C8.R in weather-shortened, GT-only race LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 17, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia won a weather-shortened Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, their third straight victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Taylor and Garcia had the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R ahead when the race was stopped with 70 minutes left due …

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