Aug 24 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Tough Going for Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs

Garcia, Taylor finish seventh in GTLM; crash results in ninth place for Gavin, Milner ALTON, Va. – Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor led Corvette Racing’s effort at the Oak Tree Grand Prix with a seventh-place finish Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. The result keeps Garcia in the lead of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans driver standings and the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R entry first in the class team championship. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the …

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Aug 23 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Quite a Comeback After Crash During Practice

Crew repairs No. 3 Corvette C7.R as Garcia qualifies sixth; Milner ninth in No. 4 Corvette Corvette Racing team turns around No. 3 car to qualify after crash during morning practice Garcia only 0.05 seconds off front row in rebuilt Corvette C7.R Good position to continue fight for TUDOR Championship GTLM titles ALTON, Va. – Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R qualified sixth Saturday for the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway – barely two hours after …

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Aug 19 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Championship Stretch Run Begins

GT-only race means Corvette Racing will go for overall win in TUDOR Championship Overall race victory would be first for Corvette Racing in IMSA Gavin, Milner were winners at team’s inaugural race at VIR in 2012 Chevrolet, Corvette Racing clinched last two ALMS titles at VIR DETROIT – Corvette Racing’s first two years at Virginia International Raceway brought Corvette Racing championship bounties. This weekend, the team has a chance for another landmark in its history – an overall victory in …

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Aug 10 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Second Straight Win for Action Express Racing

Fuel strategy pays dividends again for Prototype championship leaders Three Corvette DPs in top-five at Road America Corvette Racing Corvette C7.Rs sixth, seventh in GTLM Chevrolet leaves Road America leading Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championships ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Action Express Racing played its strategy to perfection once again Sunday as Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi won the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. It was the second straight victory in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for the No. …

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Aug 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Front-Row Start For Action Express Racing

Fittipaldi leads Corvette DP charge with second in qualifying; Gavin sixth in GTLM More momentum for Prototype championship leaders Fittipaldi, Barbosa Gavin leads Corvette Racing qualifying efforts in No. 4 Corvette C7.R Chevrolet aiming to retain lead in Prototype, GTLM manufacturer championships ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Christian Fittipaldi and Action Express Racing led the way for the Corvette Daytona Prototype contingent in Saturday’s qualifying session for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Fittipaldi was second in the …

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Aug 08 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT COTA: Adding American Flavor to WEC Round

Milner, Taylors to team in Corvette C7.R for Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas All-American lineup in lone U.S. race for FIA WEC Entry sponsored by Konica Minolta and Michelin DETROIT – Corvette Racing will field a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in the Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the only race for the FIA World Endurance Championship in the U.S. The Corvette C7.R entry will have a distinctive American flavor with Tommy Milner, …

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Aug 06 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: Back on Hallowed Ground

“America’s National Park of Speed” the next challenge for Corvette teams in TUDOR Championship Corvette C7.Rs back at Road America for second time in 2014 Corvette Daytona Prototype teams seek first Elkhart Lake victory Chevrolet enters with lead in Prototype, GTLM championships DETROIT – Four Corvette Daytona Prototypes and the Corvette Racing team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will contend for class victories this weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. One year ago, the landmark 4.048-mile, 14-turn track served …

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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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