Apr 06 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Long Beach: Racin’ in the Streets

Chevy Team Races Against the Clock and GT Rivals on Waterfront Circuit LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sebring and Long Beach are the yin and yang of the American Le Mans Series. Last month’s season-opening Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is the longest Now for something completely different in the second round of the 2012 American Le Mans Series. Instead of the wide-open expanse of Sebring, Corvette Racing will compete in the concrete-lined canyons of downtown Long Beach. Instead of …

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Mar 20 2012 admin News Comments Off on Race Fans Can Register for “Race to Win Corvette”

Grand Prize: 2013 60th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible and Trip to Le Mans DETROIT – Fans can enter for a chance to win a 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible, with the 60th Anniversary package, and a trip for two to Le Mans to attend next year’s race. Corvette and American Le Mans Series fans can visit www.RaceToWinCorvette.com now through June 20, 2012 to enter. “‘Race to Win Corvette’ is an incredible opportunity for a race fan to win a …

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Mar 17 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Finishes Second and Third in ALMS GT in Sebring

Wild Finish Propels Corvettes to Podium in Closing Minutes of 12-Hour Race SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in style, finishing second and third in the closely contested American Le Mans Series GT class. The final minutes of the 12-hour race saw dramatic shifts of fortune that shuffled the finishing order and propelled both Compuware Corvette C6.Rs onto the podium. Running third at the start of the last lap, …

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Mar 16 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Qualifies One-Two in ALMS GT for Sebring 12-Hour Race

Magnussen and Gavin Post Third and Fourth Quickest Times in Combined WEC/ALMS Qualifying Session SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing kicked off Corvette’s 60th year by posting the quickest lap times in the American Le Mans Series GT class for Saturday’s 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Running concurrently with the inaugural race of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs driven by Jan Magnussen and Oliver Gavin were third and fourth respectively in combined ALMS/WEC …

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Feb 08 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Completes Successful Two-Day Test in Sebring

Chevrolet Team Continues Development of New Corvette C6.R Race Cars SEBRING, Fla. – This was only a test – but as the final shakedown before the season-opening 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the two-day ALMS Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway was crucial for Corvette Racing. The Chevrolet team continued to develop its new Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars and integrate its new driver lineups. The team also unveiled its 2012 livery that features Jake, the team …

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Jan 20 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Announces 2012 Driver Pairings

New Driver Alignment to Optimize Performance in Sprint and Endurance Events A new alignment of drivers will pilot Corvette Racing’s new Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars when they make their competition debut at the season-opening 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. With additional testing following the announcement of the 2012 driver roster, the team has now finalized the lineups for the twin Corvettes. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia will be full-season drivers in the No. 3 Corvette C6.R, …

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Jan 12 2012 admin News Comments Off on Return to Le Mans, Revised Driver Roster Highlight Corvette Racing’s 2012 Campaign

Corvette Team to Contest American Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans with Combination of Youth and Experience DETROIT – Corvette Racing will seek its ninth American Le Mans Series championship and its eighth victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2012. With a win in the GTE Pro class at Le Mans and runner-up finishes in the ALMS GT team and driver championships last year, America’s premier production sports car team has focused on improving …

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Oct 02 2011 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Honored at ALMS Night of Champions

Jan Magnussen Voted Most Popular Driver, Dan Binks Named GT Mechanic of the Year BRASELTON, Ga. – Twenty-four hours after the checkered flag fell at the season-ending Petit Le Mans, the roar of racing engines was replaced by applause, toasts, and words of gratitude as the American Le Mans Series celebrated its champions. Corvette Racing drivers and team members were among the honorees at the awards ceremony. Jan Magnussen was voted the Most Popular Driver in online balloting by fans. …

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Oct 01 2011 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Finishes Fourth in ALMS Season Finale

Gavin and Magnussen Take Second in Driver Standings; Team Rallies Around No. 4 Corvette After No. 3 Corvette Sidelined BRASELTON, Ga. – After nine hours and 35 minutes of intense competition, Corvette Racing finished fourth in the GT class in Petit Le Mans, the season finale of the American Le Mans Series. The No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R driven by Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, and Richard Westbrook completed 366 laps around the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta circuit en route to its …

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Sep 30 2011 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes to Start Eighth and Ninth in Petit Le Mans

Corvette C6.Rs Qualify Quicker Than Last Year’s Pole in Fiercely Competitive GT Field BRASELTON, Ga. – The qualifying times for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans, the season finale of the American Le Mans Series, are a testament to the intense competition in the GT category. Corvette Racing’s twin Compuware Corvette C6.Rs qualified more than a second quicker than they did in 2010, and both were under last year’s pole-winning time. In spite of this step up in performance, the Corvettes are …

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