Mar 31 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin and Beretta Win GT1 in Inaugural St. Petersburg ALMS Race

Rare Driveline Problem Sidelines O’Connell and Magnussen on the Streets of St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta sailed to their second consecutive GT1 class victory of the season on the waterfront street circuit in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two Ollies had a smooth run to the American Le Mans Series winner’s circle in their No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R after a driveline problem sidelined the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R of Johnny O’Connell and Jan …

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Mar 30 2007 admin News Comments Off on Beretta Sets ALMS Record with St. Petersburg GT1 Pole

Olivier Edges O’Connell in Qualifying for Inaugural ALMS Street Race in St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Olivier Beretta claimed his record-setting 19th career ALMS pole today in qualifying for Saturday’s inaugural Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg. Beretta turned the fastest lap in the GT1 class at 1:09.531 (93.196 mph) in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. Johnny O’Connell qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R at 1:10.212 (92.292 mph) on the 1.8-mile temporary circuit alongside Tampa Bay. …

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Mar 26 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing’s Beretta and O’Connell Bring Street Smarts to St. Petersburg Street Race

Experience Gives Corvette Racing a Head Start in Inaugural ALMS Race on Bayside Street Course ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As a lifelong resident of Monaco, Corvette Racing’s Olivier Beretta knows a little something about street races. A glittering jewel in the international racing scene, the Monaco Grand Prix has sent powerful open-wheel machines racing through Beretta’s neighborhood since 1929. On March 31, Beretta will race on another bayside street circuit when the American Le Mans Series stages the inaugural Acura …

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Mar 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Unveils Ron Fellows Special Edition in Sebring 12-Hour Race

Team Transforms No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R from Yellow to White to Salute New Limited Edition Z06 SEBRING, Fla. – One of Corvette Racing’s familiar yellow C6.Rs will have an all-new look when the green flag falls to start the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring today. The crew of the No. 3 Compuware Corvette has transformed their race car from Velocity Yellow to Arctic White. The new look salutes the limited edition Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 …

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Mar 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Scores 1-2 Finish in Sebring

Gavin, Beretta and Papis Claim GT1 Victory in Legendary 12-Hour Endurance Race SEBRING, Fla. – On a perfect day for racing at Sebring International Raceway, Corvette Racing ran a perfect race. America’s premier production sports car team scored its fifth GT1 class win in six years in America’s classic endurance race, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Oliver Gavin, Olivier Beretta and Max Papis drove their No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R to a 17.863-second victory over their Corvette Racing …

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Mar 15 2007 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen Takes Sebring GT1 Pole for Corvette Racing

Gavin Posts Second Quickest Qualifying Time for Season-Opening ALMS Event SEBRING, Fla. – Jan Magnussen didn’t need much time to get comfortable in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R. The Danish driver, who has moved from an endurance-racing role in the No. 4 Corvette to a full-season drive in the No. 3 Corvette, put his new ride on the GT1 pole for Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Magnussen edged his Corvette Racing teammate Oliver Gavin in the No. …

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Mar 13 2007 admin News Comments Off on Road to Le Mans Starts at Sebring for Corvette Racing

Season-Opening 12-Hour Endurance Race Is First Test for New Cars and New Driver Lineup SEBRING, Fla. – The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring may be only half as long in duration as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but it’s a more demanding test of teams and machines. With a notoriously punishing track surface and sultry conditions in central Florida, the season-opening round of the American Le Mans Series will test the mettle of Corvette Racing’s new C6.R race …

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Feb 26 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Announces 2007 Driver Lineup

Magnussen Teams with O’Connell as Fellows Takes on New Responsibilities; Papis Joins Gavin and Beretta for Endurance Events DETROIT – There will be familiar faces in different places when Corvette Racing returns to the American Le Mans Series in 2007 to defend its drivers, team and manufacturers championships. Corvette Racing officials have announced a revised driver lineup for the two-car Chevrolet factory team. Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen will drive the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R in all ALMS events. …

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Feb 07 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing: Back in the USA for Northeast Grand Prix

It’s a Long Way from Le Mans to Lime Rock for America’s Premier Production Sports Car Team The troops have returned home, the race cars have been rebuilt and refurbished, and now the long march to the end of the season is underway. After finishing second in the 15-strong field of GT1 cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Corvette Racing will have the top production sports car class to itself at the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix …

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Feb 05 2007 admin News Comments Off on PRS Custom Guitar Commemorates Special Edition Ron Fellows Z06 Corvette

PRS Will Present a Custom Guitar to Ron in Commemoration of His Career CHICAGO – On February 8th, the aisles at the McCormick Place in Chicago will be filled with auto enthusiasts from across the world where Chevrolet will introduce a special edition Ron Fellows Corvette. Ron has had a long and successful career racing everything from NASCAR stock cars to Formula cars. For the last 9 years, he has driven for the factory Corvette team, first in the C5-R …

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