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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Jun 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.R Fights for Podium

Taylor racing toward third-place; No. 74 Corvette fighting back LE MANS, France – With six hours left to go, Corvette Racing’s No. 73 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R continued to fight for a podium position in the GTE Pro class during its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia ran fourth as he tried to chase down the third-place Porsche with both cars on the same lap after 18 hours. The Spaniard was 68 seconds from third place in …

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Jun 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Runner-Up Finish for Corvette C7.R

Garcia, Magnussen, Taylor lead Corvette Racing effort with GTE Pro podium LE MANS, France – The new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R is a podium finisher in its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor were runners- up in the GTE Pro class in Corvette Racing’s No. 73 Corvette C7.R thanks to late-race heroics by the trio. Despite losing valuable laps due to safety car nuances and a faulty valve stem for the Corvette’s …

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Jun 14 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.R Leads After Six Hours

Westbrook has No. 74 Corvette out front in GTE Pro; Taylor fifth and gaining LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s two Corvette C7.R race cars have shown well in their debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After six hours, Richard Westbrook led by nearly 30 seconds in the No. 74 Corvette that he shares with Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner. Westbrook led a group of six cars on the lead lap that included Jordan Taylor in the No. …

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