Jul 07 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Finishes Second and Third in ALMS Northeast Grand Prix

Magnussen and Garcia Runners-Up in GT at Lime Rock Park, Gavin and Milner Extend Championship Lead LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Corvette Racing came out of the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix with its best result at Lime Rock Park since 2008 as the twin Compuware Corvette C6.Rs finished second and third in the hard-fought GT class. When the race ended under caution, Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia were second in the No. 3 Corvette C6.R. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner …

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Jul 06 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Qualify Third and Sixth for ALMS Northeast Grand Prix

Gavin Grabs Third on Final Lap as Traffic and Red Flag Complicate Qualifying at Lime Rock Park LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Corvette Racing’s twin Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars qualified third and sixth in the GT class for Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. Traffic played a key role in qualifying on the tight 1.5-mile circuit, and after a red flag interrupted the 15-minute session, it came down to a two-lap shootout to determine the GT …

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Jul 02 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Lime Rock: Back to Business at the Bullring

American Le Mans Series Returns to Series’ Shortest Track for Rough-and-Tumble Fourth Round LAKEVILLE, Conn. – With the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the rearview mirror, Corvette Racing is now driving for the American Le Mans Series GT championship. The series’ fourth round, the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix, will be contested on Saturday, July 7, in the tight confines of Lime Rock Park. This 1.5-mile circuit in the Connecticut countryside is road racing’s equivalent of a short-track …

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Jun 17 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Finishes Fifth and Sixth in 24 Hours of Le Mans

Corvettes Overcome Adversity to Take Checkered Flag in GTE Pro LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing finished the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans for the 12th time in 13 attempts as both the No. 73 and No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars were running at the finish of the world’s most demanding sports car race. The No. 73 Corvette C6.R driven by Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, and Jordan Taylor completed 326 laps and finished fifth in the GTE …

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Jun 17 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing 18-Hour Report: Morning in Le Mans

American Team Perseveres Through Problems, Corvettes Run Fifth and Sixth in GTE Pro LE MANS, France – It was a long night and a difficult morning for Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The aftereffects of the previous issues with the No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R and two accidents required repeated visits to the garage, while the No. 73 Compuware Corvette C6.R also had to overcome mechanical problems. As a result, the Corvettes were fifth (No. 73) …

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Jun 16 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing 12-Hour Report: Reversal of Fortune

Class-Leading No. 74 Corvette C6.R Suffers Mechanical Mishaps LE MANS, France – The Corvettes were in control of the GTE Pro class, running first and third after 10 hours of racing when the class-leading No. 74 Corvette C6.R suffered a sudden reversal of fortune. The No. 74 Corvette had taken the lead in the fifth hour, but after a routine pit stop and driver change, the No. 74 lost its left-rear tire. Driver Richard Westbrook nursed the car back to …

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Jun 16 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Leads GTE Pro at Le Mans at Six Hours

Opening Segment Features Fierce Fight Between Corvette, Aston Martin, and Ferrari LE MANS, France – Corvette Racing led the GTE Pro class at the six-hour mark in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R driven by Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, and Richard Westbrook was in the middle of a three-way battle, trading the lead repeatedly with the No. 97 Aston Martin and the No. 51 Ferrari. The No. 73 Compuware Corvette of Jan Magnussen, Antonio …

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Jun 14 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Qualifies Third and Fifth in GTE Pro for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Team Focuses on Final Preparations in Four Hours of Qualifying LE MANS, France – When the clock struck midnight at Le Mans, the field was set for the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Corvette Racing’s Compuware Corvette C6.Rs will start third and fifth in the GTE Pro field in the classic endurance race. A pair of two-hour qualifying sessions that ended at midnight determined the final qualifying order, but the Corvette Racing crew concentrated on preparations …

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Jun 13 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing on Provisional Pole for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Gavin Quickest in GTE Pro in First Qualifying Session in No. 74 Corvette C6.R, Magnussen Third in No. 73 Corvette C6.R LE MANS, France – Preparations for this weekend’s 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans began today with four hours of free practice followed by the first of three two-hour qualifying sessions. Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 74 Corvette C6.R on the provisional pole in GTE Pro with a lap at 3:55.910 in the opening minutes of …

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Jun 12 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Give SPEED Viewers the Ride of a Lifetime in Le Mans

Online Video Streams from Two Corvette C6.Rs and Corvette Racing Garage to Enhance Live Coverage of 24 Hours of Le Mans LE MANS, France – Race fans in the U.S. will be able to ride along with Corvette Racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second consecutive year. SPEED’s coverage of the classic endurance race will include live video streams from the two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs as they navigate the immense 8.5-mile Circuit de la Sarthe on …

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