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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Jun 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Staying the Course

Compuware entries take eighth, ninth spots on GTE Pro grid LE MANS, France – Qualifying is complete for the 90th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Corvette Racing firmly entrenched in what is its toughest fight at the world’s greatest endurance race. The two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs will roll off eighth and ninth in the GTE Pro class at 3 p.m. CET/9 a.m. ET on Saturday following Thursday’s final qualifying sessions. Damp weather early in the first …

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Jun 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Meet the Team

Ahead of difficult test in world’s most famous endurance race LE MANS, France – Members of Corvette Racing met with media at the Circuit des 24 Heures on Wednesday ahead of the first practice and qualifying session for the 90th anniversary running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The race begins at 3 p.m. CET/9 p.m. ET on Saturday. JAN MAGNUSSEN, NO. 73 COMPUWARE CORVETTE C6.R With such a deep field in GTE Pro, how many hours into the …

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Jun 19 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Focusing on Race Setup

Compuware Corvettes make progress in first qualifying session LE MANS, France – With an eye toward its eighth class victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2001, Corvette Racing continued to work toward the ideal race setups for the two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs on Wednesday. Both cars ran through a predetermined program on the opening day of track activity for the world’s greatest endurance event. Antonio Garcia set the team’s fastest time in the No. 73 Compuware Corvette …

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Jun 18 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Stay up to SPEED

Live streams from Le Mans enhance coverage of 24 Hours LE MANS, France – Do you want to get inside the action with Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans? You can thanks to Chevrolet and SPEED for the 90th anniversary of the world’s greatest auto race. Starting with the green flag at 9 a.m. ET/3 p.m. CET on Saturday, fans around the world can watch the race online through the eyes of Corvette Racing at SPEED.com. In-car …

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Jun 17 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Returns for Le Mans Glory

Team goes for eighth class victory since 2001 at 24 Hours LE MANS, France – Each year in the middle of June, the road-racing universe turns its eyes to the Sarthe region of France for the world’s most famous endurance event. Corvette Racing is back at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in search of its eighth class victory since 2001. The two velocity yellow Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars undertook a successful test at Le Mans on Sunday, June …

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Jun 16 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Oliver Gavin Q&A

Ahead of 12th Le Mans start with Corvette Racing LE MANS, France ? Oliver Gavin’s Le Mans career with Corvette Racing reaches the “dandy dozen” level this year when the Englishman makes his 12th start at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 22. The four-time winner – who drives the No. 74 Compuware Corvette C6.R with Tommy Milner and Richard Westbrook – discusses the challenge of Le Mans. Question: How important was the victory at the Sebring 12 …

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Jun 14 2013 admin News Comments Off on In His Own Words: Jan Magnussen

Danish star talks ahead of his 10th Le Mans with Corvette Racing LE MANS, France – The 90th anniversary of the Le Mans 24 Hours is quickly approaching with practice and qualifying starting Wednesday. Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen shares his thoughts on his 10th start for the team ahead of the prestigious June 22-23 event. Question: The last time you and Antonio (Garcia) raced, the No. 3 Compuware Corvette ran a perfect race to win at Laguna Seca in the …

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