Jan 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on New Corvette C7.R Shares Tech with New Z06

Co-developed with 2015 Corvette Z06, sharing chassis, engine technologies and aerodynamics strategy Makes competition debut Jan. 25 at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona Continues legacy of Corvette Racing, which includes 90 global victories and 10 manufacturer championships since 1999  DETROIT – Chevrolet today unveiled the Corvette C7.R race car, which was co-developed with the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06. They represent the closest link in modern times between Corvettes built for racing and the road, sharing unprecedented levels of engineering …

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Jan 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on Special Event Preceding Reveal of Corvette Z06 and C7.R

DETROIT – The 2015 Corvette Z06 and the all-new C7.R represent the next evolution in the Corvette Stingray, the industry’s most awarded car in 2013. Continuing the momentum, the reveal of the Z06 and the C7.R will be live streamed on Monday, January 13 during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The live stream will be available at chevy.com/Z06reveal beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET with a special event leading into the press conference, which begins at 10 a.m. …

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Jan 05 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Final Dress Rehearsal for Rolex 24

Solid start for new Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs in Roar Before the 24 Corvette Racing moved a step closer toward its return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona over the weekend with a successful three-day test at Daytona International Speedway. Oliver Gavin in the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R set the weekend’s second-best time for the GT Le Mans class during the Roar Before the 24 with a 1:45.743 (121.200 mph). It’s the annual test that serves as the last tune-up …

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Dec 31 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: The Start of a New Era

Corvette C7.R to make public debut at ‘Roar Before the 24’ ahead of TUDOR Championship A new beginning for Corvette Racing is on the horizon with a new car set to debut in a new season for a new championship. The Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway will be the site of first public laps for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. The Jan. 3-5 test is a dress rehearsal for the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona – the first …

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Dec 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Debuts C7.R, Expands Endurance Lineup for 2014

Taylor, Westbrook rejoin team at Le Mans; Liddell, Briscoe in for Daytona and Sebring Corvette Racing is continuing its history of strong driver lineups with an impressive roster for the 2014 endurance racing season. The team will field eight drivers across 12 races around the globe in the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R that will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the United States. The cornerstones of this …

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Oct 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Garcia, Magnussen Claim Drivers’ Championship

Sixth-place finish with Taylor enough to take title at Road Atlanta; No. 4 Corvette places 10th BRASELTON, Ga. – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen closed the American Le Mans Series era by winning the GT drivers’ championship Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The pairing drove with Jordan Taylor to a sixth-place finish in the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R at Road Atlanta. Garcia won his first ALMS title, and Magnussen claimed another to go along with his 2008 GT1 …

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Oct 18 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Solid Start in Last Title Push

GT championship co-leader Garcia qualifies No. 3 Corvette fourth in GT; Gavin seventh in No. 4 BRASELTON, Ga. – The final race for the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R will see two of Corvette Racing’s GT challengers starting fourth and seventh on the GT grid for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette fourth with a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in the finale of the American Le Mans Series. Garcia and Jan Magnussen …

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Oct 17 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Oliver Gavin’s Keys to Road Atlanta

Six-time ALMS winner at the circuit gives the inside secrets With six victories in 15 American Le Mans Series starts at Road Atlanta, Oliver Gavin certainly knows his way around the circuit. Corvette Racing’s superstar Englishman has hundreds of laps under his belt around the 2.54-mile, 12-turn circuit and is immensely qualified to speak on the challenges the track presents as well as keys to quickly getting around. He hopes to taste victory again in the No. 4 Compuware Chevrolet …

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Oct 16 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: A Weekend of Curtain Calls

Road Atlanta marks final race for Corvette C6.R and ALMS championship Detroit – This weekend’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta will see two of modern-day sports car racing’s most prominent names take the checkered flag. The Corvette C6.R competes for the final time in the hands of Corvette Racing for the final event of the American Le Mans Series. One of the most successful models ever fielded by Corvette Racing, the C6.R will make way for the all-new C7.R …

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Oct 14 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: One More Title To Go

Garcia, Magnussen look for ALMS GT drivers’ title at end of 1,000-mile enduro Detroit – Only one more race separates Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen from the American Le Mans Series’ GT drivers’ championship. Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta is the site of the final round of the 2013 ALMS but also the series’ finale as well. The 1,000-mile/10-hour endurance classic has been a staple at Road Atlanta – an hour northeast of Atlanta – since its first running …

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