Sep 20 2013 admin News Comments Off on ACO Honoring Corvette Legend Dick Thompson on ALMS/WEC Weekend

‘Flying Dentist’ is oldest living American to race at Le Mans 24 Hours AUSTIN, Texas – Through the years, Corvette and Chevrolet have had the honor of racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A number of American sports car achievements have come from Corvette drivers over the years, and those contributions will be front and center during a special ceremony this weekend at Circuit of The Americas. Friday evening, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), the governing body …

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Sep 20 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT AUSTIN: Second, Third in ALMS GT Qualifying

Team makes massive gains from practice to qualifying on damp day in Texas AUSTIN, Texas – Corvette Racing didn’t let heavy rains and an unfamiliar track deter its efforts in qualifying Friday for the inaugural American Le Mans Series race at Circuit of The Americas. The two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs earned the second- and third-place starting spots in the GT field for Saturday’s two-hour, 45-minute race. ESPN2 will air at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday with live coverage available …

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Sep 16 2013 admin News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT AUSTIN: A New Stop for ALMS GT Leaders

Chevrolet, Corvette bring driver, team and manufacturer championship lead to COTA debut DETROIT – Corvette Racing’s chase for another American Le Mans Series championship next moves to Texas for the eighth round of the ALMS season. As was the case three weeks ago in Baltimore, Corvette Racing hopes the two biggest stars of the weekend are its two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs. The stars at night aren’t the only things big and bright deep in the heart of Texas. The …

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Aug 31 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Baltimore: Garcia, Magnussen Lead 1-2 GT Finish

Season’s second victory for No. 3 Corvette duo in wild street race BALTIMORE – Corvette Racing scored a 1-2 class finish today in one of the wildest and unpredictable sports car races in memory at the Grand Prix of Baltimore and the seventh round of the American Le Mans Series. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen won for the second time this season in the ALMS’ GT class driving their No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R. Defending ALMS GT champions Oliver …

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Aug 30 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Baltimore: Corvette Racing Fast Facts

Ahead of Round 7 of the American Le Mans Series BALTIMORE – Corvette Racing will start its two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs from the second and third rows of the GT grid for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore. The positions are solid ones for Corvette Racing and Chevrolet, both of which are leading in the American Le Mans Series’ team and manufacturer championships. Tommy Milner qualified the No. 4 Compuware Corvette third Friday with a time of 1:30.007 (81.594 mph) …

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Aug 30 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Baltimore: Third and Fifth in GT Qualifying

Top-five positions for both Compuware Corvettes on crowded streets of Baltimore BALTIMORE – Corvette Racing will start its two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs from the second and third rows of the GT grid for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore. The positions are solid ones for Corvette Racing and Chevrolet, both of which are leading in the American Le Mans Series’ team and manufacturer championships. Tommy Milner qualified the No. 4 Compuware Corvette third Friday with a time of 1:30.007 (81.594 …

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Aug 27 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Baltimore: A Grand Prix, Indeed

Compuware Corvettes to test their mettle around Inner Harbor street circuit BALTIMORE – Crab cakes, Camden Yards and Charm City’s temporary street circuit await Corvette Racing and its two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R race cars this weekend with the third running of the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The two-hour race is the seventh round of the American Le Mans Series and the second street race of the season. One of the newest venues on the ALMS calendar has been kind …

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Aug 11 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Road America: A Pair of Podium Finishes

Second and third for Compuware Corvettes; Gavin and Milner regain drivers’ title lead ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Corvette Racing scored two podium finishes Sunday at Road America in the Orion Energy Systems 245. The No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen placed second in the sixth round of the American Le Mans Series. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, driving the No. 4 Compuware Corvette, finished third. The race, shown to a nationwide audience live on ABC, …

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Aug 11 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Road America: Corvette Racing Fast Facts

Ahead of Round 6 of the American Le Mans Series What: Orion Energy Systems 245, Round 6 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series. The race airs live at 3 p.m. ET on ABC No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen Starting second in GT. Antonio Garcia posted a lap of 204.212 (117.322 mph) Saturday in qualifying. History at Road America Antonio Garcia – One ALMS start. Best finish: 6th (2012) Jan Magnussen – Eight ALMS …

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Aug 10 2013 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Road America: Solid Starts for Compuware Corvettes

Garcia qualifies second in No. 3 Compuware Corvette; Gavin fourth in No. 4 entry ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Corvette Racing’s two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs qualified second and fourth in class Saturday for the Orion Energy Systems 245 at Road America. That means the two velocity yellow Corvettes will roll off the grid one behind the other for Sunday’s sixth round of the American Le Mans Series. Antonio Garcia was second-quickest in the GT class with a 2:04.212 in the No. …

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