Sep 22 2009 admin News Comments Off on Petit Le Mans Is First Endurance Test for GT2 Corvette C6.R

Roller Coaster Road Course to Challenge New-Generation Corvettes in the Long Run BRASELTON, Ga. – The GT2 version of the Corvette C6.R will face its sternest test yet at Road Atlanta on Saturday, September 26, in the 1,000-mile/10-hour Petit Le Mans, the ninth round of the 10-race American Le Mans Series. The grueling race on the Georgia road course will be the first test of endurance for Corvette Racing since the debut of the second-generation C6.R in the GT2 category. …

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Sep 17 2009 admin News Comments Off on Motus Motorcycles Partners with Pratt & Miller Engineering to Develop Revolutionary Sport Touring Motorcycle

Motus MST Series Motorcycles Will Incorporate Many of Pratt & Miller’s Race-Proven Technologies Motus Motorcycles’ decision to partner with Pratt & Miller Engineering to develop and manufacture a new line of motorcycles further confirms their commitment to delivering highly engineered and reliable machines. Pratt & Miller Engineering’s 20-year history of success in motorsports was a determining factor in this partnership with Motus Motorcycles. Pratt & Miller Engineering has won numerous championships in the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am …

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Aug 30 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Wins GT2 in Grand Prix of Mosport

Magnussen and O’Connell Score First Victory for New-Generation Corvette, Gavin and Beretta Take Third BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Corvette Racing returned to the American Le Mans Series winner’s circle with the first victory for the GT2 Corvette C6.R at the Grand Prix of Mosport. In only the third race for the production-based GT2 race car, Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen scored a .331-second victory in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R over the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 430 GT of …

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Aug 28 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Qualifies Fourth and Fifth for Mosport ALMS

Gavin and O’Connell Continue Top-Five Qualifying Streak with New GT2 Corvette C6.Rs BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Johnny O’Connell qualified fourth and fifth respectively in the GT2 category for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Mosport, the eighth round of the American Le Mans Series. This is the third straight race that Corvette Racing has placed at least one car in the first five grid positions since the debut of the GT2 version of the Corvette C6.R. Changing …

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Aug 25 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Rock Toronto Financial District

Pit Stop Demonstration at Brookfield Place Will Showcase American Le Mans Series in Downtown Toronto TORONTO – Corvette Racing will bring the sound and fury of international road racing to Canada’s financial center as a prelude to the Grand Prix of Mosport, the eighth round of the American Le Mans Series to be held at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ont., on Sunday, August 30. The clatter of air guns will echo through Brookfield Place, the heart of Toronto’s financial …

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Aug 16 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Takes Third at Road America

Magnussen and O’Connell Repeat Podium Finish with New GT2 Corvette C6.R ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The battle raged over hill and dale at one of America’s great racing circuits. When the smoke cleared, Corvette Racing was on the podium for the second consecutive American Le Mans Series race with the new GT2 Corvette C6.R. Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen finished third in the GT2 division of the Time Warner Cable Road Race Showcase at Road America in their No. 3 …

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Aug 15 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Qualifies Fourth and Fifth for Road America ALMS

Magnussen and Beretta Secure Top-Five Spots in GT2 Qualifying at Fast Road America Circuit ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – On a steamy August afternoon in America’s dairyland, Corvette Racing drivers Jan Magnussen and Olivier Beretta qualified their new-generation Corvette C6.R race cars fourth and fifth respectively in the GT2 category for Sunday’s Time Warner Cable Road Race Showcase at Road America. Magnussen turned his fastest time at 2:07.387 (114.398 mph) on his fourth and final flying lap in the No. 3 …

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Aug 13 2009 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Pedal in Tour de Road America Bike Ride to Fight Cancer

Corvette Challenge II to Feature Doug Fehan, Jan Magnussen, and Calvin Fish in Charity Fundraiser ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The Tour de Road America – Bike Ride to Fight Cancer presented by Delta Dental will return for its sixth year to the Road America circuit on Friday, August 14, at 6:15 p.m. CDT. The annual charity fundraiser is held in conjunction with the Time Warner Cable Road Race Showcase featuring the American Le Mans Series at the scenic Wisconsin track. …

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Aug 12 2009 admin News Comments Off on High-Speed Road America Track Is Next Test for Corvette Racing

Successful Debut of GT2 Corvette C6.Rs Buoys Team’s Confidence for Upcoming Race ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Fresh from a successful launch of the next-generation Corvette C6.R in the GT2 category last weekend in Ohio, Corvette Racing is ready to take the next step in the development cycle of its new production-based race cars. The seventh round of the American Le Mans Series on Sunday, August 16, will see the GT2 Corvette C6.Rs in action on the daunting 4.048-mile, 14-turn Road …

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Aug 09 2009 admin News Comments Off on O’Connell to Appear on Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain, Sunday, 9 p.m. EDT

Corvette Racing Driver in Live Interview After Runner-Up Finish in GT2 Debut at Mid-Ohio ALMS FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The satellite uplink truck parked in Johnny O’Connell’s driveway will be the first sign that this is not an ordinary Sunday evening in Flowery Branch, Ga. O’Connell will be the subject of a live remote interview on Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain on SPEED TV at 9-10 p.m. EDT on Sunday, August 9. The show will be replayed at 9 a.m. …

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