Apr 12 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Victory for New Corvette C7.R

Garcia, Magnussen dominate street race; Gavin, Milner take third-place GTLM finish LONG BEACH, Calif. – Corvette Racing won its first race with the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Saturday at Long Beach as Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen dominated in their No. 3 Corvette to take the GT Le Mans class of the Patrón Sports Car Showcase. The duo led all but one lap and took the checkered flag by 5.408 seconds in the third round of the TUDOR United …

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Apr 11 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Pole Position for Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

Magnussen fastest GTLM qualifier in No. 3 Corvette; Fittipaldi third overall in No. 5 Corvette DP LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan Magnussen captured the first pole position for the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Friday with the fastest lap in qualifying for Saturday’s Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach street circuit. The Dane made his final lap count – a 1:17.939 (90.902 mph) in the No. 3 Corvette that is in its first season in the TUDOR United …

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Apr 08 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: First Street Fight for Corvette C7.R

Looking to turn potential of new GT race car into victory DETROIT – After the two longest races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, Corvette Racing moves to the shortest event on its calendar. The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs travel to the West Coast for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase – part of this weekend’s Grand Prix of Long Beach. Although the race lasts just 100 minutes, the event typically is one of the most challenging of …

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Apr 07 2014 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Earns High Honor From RACER Magazine

Named Team of the Year for 2013 in Spring edition DETROIT – While preparing to hit its stride for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Corvette Racing has picked up a significant honor from RACER. The renowned publication named Corvette Racing its 2013 Team of the Year in worldwide motorsport as part of its Spring edition. An editorial panel selected America’s leading production-based sports car team for the honor after it won the 2013 American Le Mans Series’ GT championship. …

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Mar 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: Disappointing End in Florida Classic

After leading during the day, sixth and eighth for Corvette C7.Rs SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs each led in class at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday but ultimately ended the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on disappointing notes. The No. 4 Corvette C7.R of Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Robin Liddell finished sixth in GT Le Mans for the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The car …

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Mar 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on TEAM CHEVY AT SEBRING: Eight-Hour Update

Corvette C7.Rs run 1-2 in GTLM; Corvette DPs challenging for overall lead SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars were 1-2 in the GT Le Mans class through eight hours of the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday. Oliver Gavin led the class in the No. 4 Corvette C7.R two-thirds through the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Gavin, Tommy Milner and Robin Liddell had a …

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Mar 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on TEAM CHEVY AT SEBRING: Four-Hour Update

Strong start for Corvette DPs, Corvette Racing in 12-hour classic SEBRING, Fla. – The contingent of Corvette Daytona Prototypes and Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ran in strong positions after the first four hours of the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday. The pole-sitting No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP of fastest qualifier Sebastien Bourdais was P2 at the four-hour mark but less than a second from Sage Karem’s leading …

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Mar 15 2014 admin News Comments Off on Fans Can Register to “RaceToWinCorvette”

GRAND PRIZE: Includes a 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Convertible, Trip for 2 to 2015 Rolex 24 DETROIT – Fans can enter for a chance to win a 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 convertible, a trip for two to the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway – including two tickets to the race, air transportation and hotel accommodations – by visiting www.RaceToWinCorvette.com now through August 12, 2014. The URL is also a mobile friendly site. The Grand Prize also includes …

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Mar 14 2014 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: Fourth, Fifth in GTLM Qualifying

Second and third rows in class for Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing will roll off the GT Le Mans grid from the second and third rows Saturday for the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R fourth in GTLM, and Antonio Garcia was fifth in his No. 3 Corvette. The new Corvette C7.R is racing at Sebring for the first time following its …

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Mar 13 2014 admin News Comments Off on Chevrolet Becomes Newest IMSA Automotive Partner

Chevrolet Also Official Car and Official Pace Car at Sebring International Raceway SEBRING, Fla. – With the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida providing the backdrop, officials from Chevrolet and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today a multi-year agreement making Chevrolet an Official Automotive Partner of IMSA, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. “Chevrolet is proud to partner with IMSA,” said Jeff Chew, manager of business strategy …

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