Sep 15 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Sweeps ALMS GT Championships with VIR 240 Victory

Gavin and Milner Win Drivers Championship with Fourth Victory; Chevrolet Clinches GT Manufacturer Championship, Corvette Racing Takes Team Title ALTON, Va – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner won the American Le Mans Series GT Drivers Championship with a victory today in the VIR 240 at Virginia International Raceway. Their fourth victory in nine races clinched the GT Manufacturer Championship for Chevrolet and wrapped up the GT Team Championship for Corvette Racing. “This is the kind of day you hope for …

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Sep 14 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Qualify Third and Fourth for ALMS VIR 240

Gavin and Magnussen Claim Second Row in Fast and Furious Qualifying at VIR ALTON, Va – Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen locked up the second row in GT qualifying for Saturday’s VIR 240 at Virginia International Raceway. Gavin qualified the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R third in the 11-car GT field at 1:46.409 (110.630 mph). Magnussen qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R fourth at 1:46.497 (110.538 mph) in the American Le Mans Series’ first visit to …

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Sep 10 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at VIR: Very Important Race

With Championships on the Line, Corvette Team Ventures into Uncharted Territory at Virginia International Raceway ALTON, Va – According to the state slogan, Virginia is for lovers, but Virginia International Raceway is for racers. The manicured circuit in the rolling Virginia countryside will host Saturday’s American Le Mans VIR 240, the ninth round of the 10-race 2012 American Le Mans Series. The penultimate event on this year’s ALMS calendar is indeed a VIR – “Very Important Race” – for Corvette …

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Sep 01 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Finish Second and Sixth in Baltimore ALMS

Gavin and Milner Score Big in GT Championship with Runner-up Finish, Magnussen and Garcia Fight Back from Last to Sixth BALTIMORE – Corvette Racing encountered heavy holiday traffic on the streets of Baltimore today, finishing second and sixth in the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner labored long and hard on the Labor Day weekend to bring the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R across the finish line second, 2.2 seconds behind the winning No. 17 Porsche of …

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Aug 31 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Wins GT Pole for Baltimore Street Race

Gavin Captures 20th Career ALMS Pole on Challenging Street Circuit, Magnussen Third in GT Qualifying BALTIMORE – As Oliver Gavin prepared to make his qualifying run for Saturday’s Baltimore Sports Car Challenge in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, he asked engineer Chuck Houghton how many laps he had. Houghton replied, “However many it takes for you to put the car on the pole.” Gavin needed only four laps to post the quickest qualifying time in the GT class for …

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Aug 27 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Baltimore: Racin’ in the Streets

GT Championship Battle Resumes Saturday in the Inner Harbor BALTIMORE – In the midst of the War of 1812, the Battle of Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Now nearly two centuries later, the Battle of Baltimore will be rejoined – not by American and British armies, but by a fleet of world-class American, British, German, and Italian sports cars racing through the streets of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Saturday’s Baltimore Sports Car Challenge, …

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Aug 18 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Fourth and Sixth in Wild Finish at Road America

Magnussen and Garcia Denied Podium Finish on Final Lap, Gavin and Milner Suffer Setback on Final Pit Stop ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The Road America Road Race Showcase was going Corvette Racing’s way for the first three hours, but the final 60 minutes saw a reversal of fortune for the Chevrolet team. After running at the front from the start of the four-hour race, the Corvettes were shuffled down the finishing order in the closing minutes. Oliver Gavin and Tommy …

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Aug 17 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Qualify Third and Fifth in Record-Smashing Qualifying Session

Gavin and Garcia Among Seven Drivers Under GT Qualifying Record at Road America ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Antonio Garcia qualified third and fifth respectively for Saturday’s Road America Road Race Showcase as the record book took a beating. The seven quickest cars in the GT category eclipsed the previous qualifying record on the 4.0-mile circuit. The Corvettes were frontrunners in today’s practice sessions, and continued their pace in the 15-minute GT qualifying session. Gavin …

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Aug 13 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Road America: A Celebration of Speed

Classic Wisconsin Circuit Is Corvette’s Proving Ground and Ancestral Home Road America 2011: Corvette Bridge returns ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The long and winding road to the American Le Mans Series championship runs through Road America, a track that is revered and respected by generations of sports car racers. The classic 4-mile circuit in the rolling Wisconsin countryside will host the Road America Road Race Showcase, the seventh round of the 2012 ALMS on Saturday, followed by the Corvette World …

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Aug 04 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Wins GT in Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge

Gavin and Milner Score Third Win of Season, Take GT Championship Lead LEXINGTON, Ohio, – In Olympic terms, Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner won the gold today in the GT class at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge, the sixth round of the American Le Mans Series. Instead of medals, Gavin and Milner were awarded silver trophies and the maximum championship points as they notched their third win of the season in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. …

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