Oct 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Garcia, Magnussen Claim Drivers’ Championship

Sixth-place finish with Taylor enough to take title at Road Atlanta; No. 4 Corvette places 10th BRASELTON, Ga. – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen closed the American Le Mans Series era by winning the GT drivers’ championship Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The pairing drove with Jordan Taylor to a sixth-place finish in the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R at Road Atlanta. Garcia won his first ALMS title, and Magnussen claimed another to go along with his 2008 GT1 …

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Oct 18 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Solid Start in Last Title Push

GT championship co-leader Garcia qualifies No. 3 Corvette fourth in GT; Gavin seventh in No. 4 BRASELTON, Ga. – The final race for the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R will see two of Corvette Racing’s GT challengers starting fourth and seventh on the GT grid for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette fourth with a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in the finale of the American Le Mans Series. Garcia and Jan Magnussen …

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Oct 17 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Oliver Gavin’s Keys to Road Atlanta

Six-time ALMS winner at the circuit gives the inside secrets With six victories in 15 American Le Mans Series starts at Road Atlanta, Oliver Gavin certainly knows his way around the circuit. Corvette Racing’s superstar Englishman has hundreds of laps under his belt around the 2.54-mile, 12-turn circuit and is immensely qualified to speak on the challenges the track presents as well as keys to quickly getting around. He hopes to taste victory again in the No. 4 Compuware Chevrolet …

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Oct 16 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: A Weekend of Curtain Calls

Road Atlanta marks final race for Corvette C6.R and ALMS championship Detroit – This weekend’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta will see two of modern-day sports car racing’s most prominent names take the checkered flag. The Corvette C6.R competes for the final time in the hands of Corvette Racing for the final event of the American Le Mans Series. One of the most successful models ever fielded by Corvette Racing, the C6.R will make way for the all-new C7.R …

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Oct 14 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: One More Title To Go

Garcia, Magnussen look for ALMS GT drivers’ title at end of 1,000-mile enduro Detroit – Only one more race separates Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen from the American Le Mans Series’ GT drivers’ championship. Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta is the site of the final round of the 2013 ALMS but also the series’ finale as well. The 1,000-mile/10-hour endurance classic has been a staple at Road Atlanta – an hour northeast of Atlanta – since its first running …

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Oct 13 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: No. 3 Corvette Runs Second After Four Hours

Garcia, Magnussen need seventh or better for GT title; No. 4 Corvette in 10th BRASELTON, Ga. – Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R ran second in the GT class after four hours of Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia traded stints in challenging conditions, which has seen the weather go back and forth between dry and wet. At the four-hour mark, a light but steady rain continued to fall and put strategy at a …

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Oct 05 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: A 10th ALMS Team Championship

Corvette Racing delivers another Bowtie title with VIR victory ALTON, Va. – For the 10th time in the 15 years of the American Le Mans Series, Corvette Racing can lay claim to an ALMS team championship. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen finished third in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway in their No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R to clinch both the ALMS manufacturer and team titles with one round of the series to go. The result …

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Oct 05 2013 admin News Comments Off on Chevrolet Claims 10th ALMS Manufacturer Championship

Corvette Racing delivers another Bowtie title with VIR victory ALTON, Va. – Chevrolet added to its record-setting tally in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday by wrapping up its 10th manufacturer championship. A third-place class finish by the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway was enough to clinch the GT manufacturer title with one round of the ALMS remaining. This is the second consecutive …

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Oct 04 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Uphill Climb Following Qualifying

Magnussen eighth in GT; Milner ninth following spin on oil slick ALTON, Va. – Corvette Racing faces a tall mountain to climb for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway. The two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs qualified eighth and ninth Friday in the American Le Mans Series’ ultra-competitive GT class. Jan Magnussen in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette set the team’s best time in the 15-minute session at 1:46.923 (110.098 mph). Tommy Milner, driving the No. 4 Corvette, …

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Oct 03 2013 admin News Comments Off on ANTONIO GARCIA: Inside Track at VIR

Last year may have been the first race for the American Le Mans Series at VIR, but it wasn’t the first visit there for Antonio Garcia Last year may have been the first race for the American Le Mans Series at VIR, but it wasn’t the first visit there for Antonio Garcia. Corvette Racing’s speedy Spaniard raced there twice in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports car Series’ Daytona Prototype class, and he parlayed that experience into the fastest GT race lap …

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