Sep 09 2008 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Teleconference Transcript

Corvette Racing Announces Plans for 2009 and 2010 Seasons DETROIT – Steve Wesoloski, GM Racing Road Racing Group manager, and Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, participated in a media teleconference today to outline Corvette Racing’s plans for the 2009 and 2010 seasons. It was announced that Corvette Racing will run a limited schedule in the GT1 class in the first half of the 2009 American Le Mans Series season as it prepares for its 10th participation in the 24 …

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Sep 09 2008 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Announces Future Plans

Chevrolet Team to Race for 2009 Le Mans GT1 Title, Develop New GT Version of Corvette C6.R for 2010 DETROIT – Corvette Racing will aim for a sixth victory in the GT1 class in the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans before entering the GT2 category in the second half of the American Le Mans Series 2009 season. Corvette Racing will launch a full-season assault in the restructured GT division in 2010. Corvette Racing representatives announced the plans today in …

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Aug 30 2008 admin News Comments Off on Gavin and Beretta Return to Winning Form in Motor City

Pit Stops and Safety Car Put No. 4 Corvette C6.R in Detroit GT1 Winner’s Circle DETROIT – As General Motors revs up for its centennial celebration on September 16, Corvette Racing drivers Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta raced to victory in the team’s milestone 100th race, the Detroit Sports Car Challenge. Held on the riverfront Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix temporary circuit within sight of GM’s world headquarters at the Renaissance Center, the ninth round of the American Le Mans …

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Aug 29 2008 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen Motors to GT1 Pole in Motown

Drying Detroit Grand Prix Street Circuit Yields Quick Time for No. 3 Corvette on Final Qualifying Lap DETROIT – Jan Magnussen reprised his pole-winning performance for Saturday’s Detroit Sports Car Challenge, taking the top qualifying spot in the GT1 class for the second consecutive year. Summer showers soaked the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix’s 2.096-mile temporary circuit in both practice sessions today, limiting the Corvettes to a handful of laps before the 20-minute qualifying session began. Magnussen turned his quickest …

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Aug 26 2008 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Celebrate Milestone 100th Race at Detroit Grand Prix

Ninth Round of American Le Mans Series Will Cap Busy Week for Chevy’s Home Team DETROIT – Corvette Racing will reach a motorsports milestone during the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix weekend when the green flag signals the start of the Detroit Sports Car Challenge on Saturday, August 30. The ninth round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series will mark Corvette Racing’s 100th event in international road racing. Chevrolet’s factory team made its competition debut in February 1999 at …

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Aug 24 2008 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen and O’Connell Master Mosport

No. 3 Corvette C6.R Continues Winning Streak with Seventh Victory of the Season BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Jan Magnussen and Johnny O’Connell continued their domination of the GT1 category in the American Le Mans Series today at Mosport International Raceway, scoring their seventh win of the season and their sixth straight victory in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R. The pair led their class in the Grand Prix of Mosport from flag to flag, finishing ahead of the No. 4 Compuware …

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Aug 23 2008 admin News Comments Off on O’Connell Wins Battle for Mosport GT1 Pole

O’Connell Edges Beretta with Quicker Time in Final Qualifying Lap BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Johnny O’Connell claimed his second GT1 pole of the season and the fourth of his American Le Mans Series career today in a pitched battle with his Corvette Racing teammate Olivier Beretta in qualifying for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Mosport. O’Connell wheeled the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R to a fast time of 1:13.878 (119.825 mph) on his fifth and final qualifying lap, snatching the pole from …

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Aug 19 2008 admin News Comments Off on Emerson Fittipaldi to Pace Detroit Sports Car Challenge in Corvette Z06 E85 Concept

Emerson Fittipaldi to Pace Detroit Sports Car Challenge in Corvette Z06 E85 Concept DETROIT – Emerson Fittipaldi, two-time Formula One champion and two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, will drive the Corvette Z06 E85 Concept pace car in the Detroit Sports Car Challenge presented by Bosch on Saturday, August 30. Fittipaldi will lead the field to the green flag for the start of the ninth round of the 2008 American Le Mans Series during the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix …

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Aug 10 2008 admin News Comments Off on O’Connell and Magnussen on a Roll with Road America GT1 Win

No. 3 Corvette C6.R Scores Sixth Victory of the Season as Gavin Walks Away from High-Speed Accident ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen are on a roll in the GT1 class of the American Le Mans Series. The pair scored their fifth win in a row and their sixth victory of the season today in the Generac 500 at Road America in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R. The No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R of Olivier Beretta …

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Aug 04 2008 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Gets the Kinks Out at Road America

Corvette Drivers Relish Return to High-Speed Wisconsin Road Course ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – The polls have closed and the votes have been tabulated. By a three-to-one margin, Corvette Racing’s drivers have acclaimed the Kink to be the greatest corner on the classic Road America circuit. The drivers will test their mettle on this challenging road course in Saturday’s four-hour Generac 500 at Road America, the seventh round of the American Le Mans Series. Exit poll interviews showed strong backing for …

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