Feb 10 2011 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Sets the Pace in ALMS Winter Test

Corvettes Run Fastest Lap in GT Class in Every Session of Two-Day Sebring Test SEBRING, Fla. – Corvette Racing’s twin Compuware Corvette C6.Rs ran the fastest laps in all four sessions of the two-day American Le Mans Series Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway. After Jan Magnussen turned the quickest times in the first three sessions on the historic circuit in the No. 4 Corvette C6.R, Olivier Beretta posted the fastest lap of the test in the GT class with …

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Feb 09 2011 admin News Comments Off on Chevrolet and Road America Announce Alliance

Official Vehicle Program, Corvette Bridge, and Corvette World Tribute Highlight New Promotional Partnership DETROIT – Chevrolet and Road America announced a multifaceted marketing partnership today that will put Chevrolet in the spotlight at one of America’s premier racing venues. Chevrolet is now the Official Vehicle of Road America, the renowned Corvette Bridge will return to the historic track, and the Corvette World Tribute will celebrate Corvette’s rich racing heritage. “As we celebrate Chevrolet’s 100th birthday, it’s fitting that two icons …

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Jan 21 2011 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Announces 2011 Driver Lineup

Tommy Milner and Richard Westbrook Join Corvette Racing Roster DETROIT – Corvette Racing will have two new drivers in its lineup for the 2011 American Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (pending official invitation). Tommy Milner will join Olivier Beretta in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R for the full season, with Antonio Garcia continuing as third driver in the Sebring, Le Mans, and Petit Le Mans endurance races. Richard Westbrook will be teamed with Jan …

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Dec 14 2010 admin News Comments Off on Johnny O’Connell Makes Transition from Corvette Racing to Team Cadillac

Record-Setting Racer Reunited with Corvette Racing Teammate Andy Pilgrim in New Cadillac SCCA World Challenge GT Program Johnny O’Connell will move from Corvette Racing to the new Team Cadillac motorsports program in the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) World Challenge GT in 2011. After 10 successful seasons in Corvettes, O’Connell will join former Corvette Racing teammate Andy Pilgrim in a pair of Cadillac CTS-V Coupes as Cadillac returns to racing in the SCCA production-based series. “Johnny O’Connell has made …

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Oct 03 2010 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Wins Petit Le Mans on Last Lap

Gavin, Magnussen and Collard Take Dramatic GT2 Win on Fumes as Ferrari Runs Dry on Final Laps BRASELTON, Ga. – Corvette Racing concluded its first full season in the ultra-competitive GT2 category with a victory tonight in the 13th running of Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Going into the final lap, the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R driven by Oliver Gavin was trailing Toni Vilander in the class-leading No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari by 10 seconds. With a low-fuel …

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Oct 01 2010 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Qualify Sixth and Seventh for ALMS Petit Le Mans

Magnussen and Beretta Separated by .077 Seconds in Twin Corvette C6.Rs BRASELTON, Ga. – Corvette Racing drivers Jan Magnussen and Olivier Beretta qualified sixth and seventh respectively for Saturday’s 1,000-mile/10-hour Petit Le Mans, the season finale of the 2010 American Le Mans Series. Today’s 25-minute GT qualifying session was held in warm and sunny conditions on the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta circuit. The twin Corvettes were separated by just .077 seconds, with Magnussen qualifying sixth at 1:20.598 in the No. 4 …

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Sep 29 2010 admin News Comments Off on Road Atlanta Test Prepares Corvette Racing for ALMS Season Finale

Corvette Team Revs Up for Petit Le Mans Endurance Race BRASELTON, Ga. – A two-day test at the roller-coaster Road Atlanta circuit has prepared Corvette Racing for Saturday’s 1,000-mile/10-hour Petit Le Mans, the ninth and final round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series. After seven victories at Petit Le Mans in the GTS/GT1 division, Corvette Racing is aiming to close out the 2010 campaign with its first GT2 win of the season. Like its namesake, the 24 Hours of …

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Aug 29 2010 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Finish Fourth and Fifth in Abbreviated Mosport ALMS

Red Flag Stymies Corvette Comeback in Canada Bowmanville, Ont. – After an eventful two hours and 15 minutes of racing at Mosport International Raceway, a red flag brought the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport to a premature end. When the guardrail lining the high-speed Andretti Straightaway was severely damaged in an accident, officials stopped the race with 30 minutes remaining on the clock. After efforts to repair the guardrail proved futile, the race was subsequently restarted for …

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Aug 28 2010 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Qualifies Fourth and Sixth for Mosport ALMS

Gavin and O’Connell Qualify in First Race with Revised Driver Lineup Bowmanville, Ont. – Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Johnny O’Connell qualified their Compuware Corvettes fourth and sixth respectively for Sunday’s Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Canada at Mosport International Raceway. Both Corvettes posted their quickest times on their second qualifying laps on the 2.459-mile Canadian road course. Gavin turned a time of 1:17.668 (113.977 mph) in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, and O’Connell clocked in …

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Aug 26 2010 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Realigns Driver Lineup for Mosport ALMS

Beretta and O’Connell in No. 3 Corvette, Gavin and Magnussen in No. 4 Corvette for Grand Prix of Canada Bowmanville, Ont. – Corvette Racing will have familiar faces in different places at the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Canada at Mosport International Raceway. Olivier Beretta will move to the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R, joining Johnny O’Connell for the eighth round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series. Jan Magnussen will be reunited with former teammate Oliver Gavin …

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