May 12 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Reigns in American Le Mans Series Monterey with One-Two Finish

Gavin and Milner Score Consecutive GT Victories; Magnussen and Garcia Take Second in Six-Hour Race MONTEREY, Calif. – Corvette Racing broke its victory drought at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in convincing fashion today, sweeping the fiercely competitive GT class with a one-two finish in the six-hour American Le Mans Series Monterey. It was the team’s first victory at the central California circuit since a win in the GT1 class in 2008, and its first one-two finish since moving to the …

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May 11 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes Qualify Second and Fifth for American Le Mans Series Monterey

Milner Second Quickest in GT at Laguna Seca, Garcia Grabs Fifth on Final Qualifying Lap MONTEREY, Calif. – Corvette Racing drivers Tommy Milner and Antonio Garcia took different approaches to qualifying for Saturday’s six-hour American Le Mans Series Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, but both produced top-five results. Milner qualified the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R second in the GT class on his third hot lap with a time of 1:22.661 seconds. Garcia waited until his seventh lap around …

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May 07 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing at Laguna Seca: Getting a Grip on a Challenging Circuit

Third Round of American Le Mans Series Is Crucial in GT Championship Fight MONTEREY, Calif. – With 82 class victories to its credit, Corvette Racing has celebrated at race tracks from California to France – but it’s been four years since the Corvette drivers sprayed champagne from the top step of the podium at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Fresh from a win in the preceding round on the streets of Long Beach, Calif., the Chevrolet team enters Saturday’s six-hour American …

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Apr 14 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Wins Long Beach ALMS

Gavin and Milner Score GT Victory on Streets of Long Beach; Magnussen and Garcia Finish Fourth in Battered Corvette LONG BEACH, Calif. – Corvette Racing drivers Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin won a hard-fought battle in the streets of Long Beach today, claiming a GT class victory in the second round of the American Le Mans Series. The pair completed 84 laps on the 1.968-mile temporary circuit in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, finishing 4.26 seconds ahead of the …

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Apr 13 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes to Start Second and Third on Streets of Long Beach

Grid Set by Championship Points as Rain Washes Out Qualifying for Second Round of ALMS LONG BEACH, Calif. – The streets of Long Beach were awash today as qualifying for Saturday’s two-hour American Le Mans Series at Long Beach was canceled due to rain and standing water on the temporary circuit. With the starting grid consequently determined by championship points, the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia will start second in the GT category, …

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Apr 09 2012 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Debut New Wide-Body Race Cars in Sebring Season-Opener

New Corvette C6.Rs and New Driver Lineup to Highlight 60th Annual Sebring 12-Hour Race SEBRING, Fla. – Following an intense preseason testing program, Corvette Racing will begin its quest for the American Le Mans Series GT championship in the season-opening 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 17. Originally constructed as a training ground for B-17 bomber crews during World War II, the runways and service roads of Sebring Airport became a proving ground for legions …

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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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