Mar 11 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: Drive for Ninth Win in 12 Hours

New Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs to take on racing’s most demanding venue SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing and its new Corvette C7.R race cars are about to undergo the ultimate challenge in road racing. The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is America’s oldest sports car race, and the 62nd running of the Florida classic is set for this weekend. It’s also an event that is rich with Chevrolet and Corvette history. You could say that Sebring is the spiritual birthplace …

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Feb 14 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Entries Confirmed

Corvette C7.Rs head to Europe for debut in annual French endurance classic DETROIT – The most demanding auto race in the world again will have a distinctive American flavor with the returns of Corvette Racing to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. For its 15th consecutive appearance in the French classic, Corvette Racing will be armed with the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. Two of the new GT challengers were accepted to race at Le Mans in the GTE Pro class. The …

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Jan 26 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Promising Showing in C7.R Debut

New Chevrolet GT race cars display competitive balance in 2014 opener DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In its return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Corvette Racing experienced the highs and lows of the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic. In their competitive debut, both of the team’s Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs led the opening round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The new racing Corvette showed promise with impressive speed and economy ahead of its full-season campaign in North America’s new sports car racing …

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Jan 23 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Mixed Bag in First Qualifying for Corvette C7.R

Gavin fourth in GTLM order; electrical issue sidelines No. 3 Corvette DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Corvette Racing’s first qualifying session with the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R proved to be a bit of a mixed bag at Daytona International Speedway. Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 4 Corvette C7.R fourth in the GT Le Mans class for the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona – the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The Briton turned a best lap of 1:44.729 (122.373 …

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Jan 21 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Back to Where It All Started

New Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs to race for first time in TUDOR Championship opener DETROIT – Fifteen years ago, Corvette Racing stepped onto the world’s sports car stage for the first time. Thirteen years ago, it scored a stunning overall victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Now with 90 victories around the world – seven at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – and 10 American Le Mans Series titles, America’s premier production-based sports car team is back at Daytona …

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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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