Jun 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Second and Fourth in Qualifying for Corvette C7.Rs

Garcia leads qualifying efforts for the Le Mans debut for C7.Rs LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing will start second and fourth Saturday in the GTE Pro class for the 24 Hours of Le Mans following strong qualifying runs for its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. Antonio Garcia set a best time of 3:54.777 (129.867 mph) in the No. 73 Corvette C7.R and Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 74 Corvette C7.R fourth in class at 3:55.190 (129.618 mph) – encouraging starts …

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Jun 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Spirit of Le Mans Award for Fehan

Receives prestigious honor from Le Mans governing body DETROIT – Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan is presented with the Spirit of Le Mans award today from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fehan, who oversees the Corvette Racing program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor the day before the start of the 82nd running of Le Mans. The Spirit of Le Mans award is presented annually by the …

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Jun 12 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia Leads Corvette Attack on First Day

Spaniard fourth among GTE Pro runners in No. 73 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars sit fourth and ninth in the GTE Pro class after Wednesday’s first qualifying session at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. An additional pair of two-hour qualifying sessions are set for Thursday and will help determine the grid for this year’s twice-around-the-clock enduro. Antonio Garcia was the fastest driver for Corvette Racing. The Spaniard set a …

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Jun 11 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ride Along With the Corvette C7.R For 24 Hours

U.S. viewers can access in-car live streams, garage cam with FOX Sports online DETROIT – This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most anticipated one for Corvette Racing since the team’s debut there in 2000. It’s the first time at the Circuit de la Sarthe for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, and American fans can ride along with the team for the entirety of the race. Three dedicated cameras will stream live video on FOXsports.com, helping to highlight Corvette …

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Jun 09 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Bidding for Eighth Class Victory

Following successful Test Day, Corvette C7.R to make its Le Mans debut LE MANS, France – The biggest race on Corvette Racing’s calendar is here: the 24 Hours of Le Mans – one of racing’s marquee events. The twice-around-the-clock endurance classic will see the Le Mans competition debut of the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in its toughest test to date. The C7.R is the first completely new racing Corvette to compete at Le Mans since 2005 when the C6.R made its …

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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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