Jul 16 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing in Canada: Happy Hunting Grounds

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has been good to Compuware Corvettes Bowmanville, Ont. – It’s time for Corvette Racing to head north of the border for its annual visit to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The American Le Mans Series’ lone Canadian event is the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix – a race Corvette Racing has won nine times since 2001. The 2.459-mile, 10-turn road course is one of the fastest in the ALMS and a favorite of all four Corvette Racing …

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Jul 06 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Lime Rock: Second Place for Garcia, Magnussen

Hard-charging effort pays off with another podium finish LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen stood on the podium at Lime Rock Park for the second straight season with a runner-up finish Saturday in the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix. The No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R ran a nearly flawless race to lead Corvette Racing’s effort in the fourth round of the American Le Mans Series. The result, which played out for a live television audience …

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Jul 06 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Lime Rock: Corvette Racing Fast Facts

Ahead of Round 4 of the American Le Mans Series What: American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix, Round 4 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series. The race airs live at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2. No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner Starting third in GT. Oliver Gavin qualified at 51.490 seconds (103.057 mph) Friday History at Lime Rock Park Oliver Gavin – Eight ALMS starts. Best finish: 1st (2004-05). One pole position (2008) Tommy …

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Jul 05 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Stands Up to the Heat

Compuware Corvettes to start third, fifth in GT at Lime Rock LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Corvette Racing’s two Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars will roll off the GT grid from the second and third rows for Round 4 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series at Lime Rock Park, airing live at 3 p.m. ET Saturday on ESPN2. Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 4 Compuware Corvette third in class for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix with Antonio Garcia fifth …

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Jul 02 2013 admin News Comments Off on Back in the USA: Corvette Racing Readies for Lime Rock

Next steps toward title defenses in ALMS LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Two weeks after both its Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars completed the Le Mans 24 Hours, Corvette Racing returns stateside to continue defense of its GT driver, team and manufacturer championships in the American Le Mans Series. Next up is scenic Lime Rock Park and the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday, July 6. The fourth ALMS round of the year will air live starting at 3 p.m. …

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Jun 23 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Corvettes Complete 24 Hours

Fourth, seventh place in final Le Mans for C6.R with new car looming for ’14 LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing and its two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs completed the most demanding auto race in the world today by finishing in the top seven of the GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor brought home the No. 73 Compuware Corvette in fourth place after starting seventh. It was a remarkable comeback …

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Jun 23 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: 18-Hour Report

Both Compuware Corvettes persevering through safety car periods LE MANS, France – Through three-quarters of the world’s greatest road racing, Corvette Racing’s two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs continued to persevere through the night and into the daytime. At the end of 18 hours, Tommy Milner ran seventh in GTE Pro and Jan Magnussen was eighth in the class. The race likely will be remembered for the number of safety car periods – nine so far, to be exact. Both Jordan Taylor …

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Jun 22 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Halfway Report

Compuware Corvette fighting the good fight through 12 hours LE MANS, France – The halfway point of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has come and gone, and Corvette Racing remains in the GTE Pro fight after 12 Hours. The No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R with Richard Westbrook at the wheel ran seventh at the race’s midpoint. In the No. 73, Antonio Garcia was completing a triple-stint just before the 12-hour mark and sat eighth. Garcia took over for Jan …

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Jun 22 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Six-Hour Report

Compuware Corvettes keeping up fight in opening hours LE MANS, France – The two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs from Corvette Racing ran fifth and ninth in GTE Pro after six hours at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Changing track conditions throughout the opening of the race kept teams throughout the class on their toes. Richard Westbrook ran fifth in the No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R one-quarter of the way through the world’s greatest endurance race. All three of drivers in …

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Jun 20 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Corvette Racing Fast Facts

Ahead of the world’s most demanding road race No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R – Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Richard Westbrook • Starting seventh in GTE Pro. Oliver Gavin qualified with a 3:58.644 (127.754 mph) on Thursday • History at Le Mans: Oliver Gavin – Twelve starts. Best finish: 1st (2002, 2004-06) Tommy Milner – Four starts. Best finish: 1st (2011) Richard Westbrook – Three starts. Best finish: 3rd (2010) No. 73 Compuware Corvette C6.R – Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Jordan …

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