Jun 16 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Six-Hour Report

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Six-Hour Report No. 63 Corvette in thick of tough GTE Pro battle; No. 64 C7.R fighting back after early trouble   LE MANS, France (June 16, 2018) – Corvette Racing found itself in the expected fight among GTE Pro cars in the opening six hours of the 86th 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday. The action in the category – featuring 17 cars and six manufacturers – was fast and furious with one of …

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Jun 15 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Corvette Racing At 20 Years, Part Two

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Corvette Racing At 20 Years, Part Two Ahead of team’s 19th appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans   DETROIT (June 15, 2018) – There has been plenty said about the impact of Corvette Racing’s 20th season of competition. Prominent figures inside Chevrolet and the program marveled about the team’s longevity, consistency and commitment to global GT endurance racing.   Those words of praise continue as Corvette Racing readies for its 19th consecutive appearance at …

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Jun 14 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia Improves in Final Qualifying Session

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia Improves in Final Qualifying Session No. 63 Corvette to start on fifth row, No. 64 C7.R on seventh row Saturday   LE MANS, France (June 14, 2018) – Corvette Racing will roll off from the fifth and seventh rows of an extremely deep and challenging GTE Pro field when the green flag flies for the start of the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday. Already with eight victories and …

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Jun 14 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia, Milner Lead Charge in First Round of Qualifying

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Garcia, Milner Lead Charge in First Round of Qualifying Program going for ninth Le Mans class victory in 19 attempts   LE MANS, France (June 13, 2018) – Corvette Racing went as fast as it ever has in the GTE Pro category around the Circuit de la Sarthe on Wednesday in the first of three qualifying sessions for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Both Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs dipped into the 3:50 bracket and averaged …

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Jun 08 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Date with Destiny Dawns

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Date with Destiny Dawns Ninth Le Mans class win would add another highlight in 20th season   DETROIT (June 8, 2018) – With a successful Test Day in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for Corvette Racing to turn its focus toward the focal part of its season – the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s the 19th consecutive appearance for the team at the French endurance classic… and undoubtedly its biggest …

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Jun 03 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Consistent Corvettes Complete Testing Program

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Consistent Corvettes Complete Testing Program Gavin sets team’s pace in No. 64 Corvette C7.R w/ No. 63 entry not far off LE MANS, France (June 3, 2018) – Corvette Racing ran through its scheduled testing items Sunday during eight hours of track time ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the team looks toward what it hopes is a ninth class victory in the annual French endurance race. At the end of testing, …

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May 31 2018 Randall Shinn 2017, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: By the Numbers DETROIT (May 31, 2018) – Le Mans. The mere mention of the name stirs the soul and emotion of anyone who has experienced one of the biggest motorsports events around the globe. It’s especially true for Corvette Racing and its following, with the world’s premier GT racing program back for the 19th consecutive year. Corvette Racing’s record at Le Mans is impressive, to say the least… 1: As in one team, one …

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May 30 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Le Mans, Le Mans, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Dress Rehearsal Up First with Annual Test Day

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Dress Rehearsal Up First with Annual Test Day Pair of Corvettes set for eight hours of running ahead of 19th straight Le Mans appearance Program looking toward ninth class victory at Le Mans Team coming off third-place finish in GTE Pro in 2017 Focal point of Corvette Racing’s 20th season DETROIT (May 30, 2018) – Corvette Racing has made its annual venture across the Atlantic to Le Mans, France – for the 19th consecutive year …

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May 06 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Mid-Ohio, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Garcia, Magnussen Back on the Podium

CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Garcia, Magnussen Back on the Podium Hard-fought third place for No. 3 Corvette in return to Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 6, 2018) – Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia earned a podium finish Sunday in Corvette Racing’s return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio. The duo piloted their No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to a third-place finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. The …

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May 05 2018 Randall Shinn 2018, Mid-Ohio, News Comments Off on CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Ready to Charge… Rain or Shine

CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Ready to Charge… Rain or Shine Two Chevrolet Corvettes to start from third and fourth rows LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 5, 2018) – With an eye toward a questionable raceday forecast, Corvette Racing will head into the Acura Sports Car Challenge at MidOhio prepared for both a dry and wet race. The two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will start from the third and fourth rows of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) field. The team’s …

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