Aug 31 2007 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen Motors to GT1 Pole in Detroit ALMS

Corvette Racing Sweeps Semifinal Round of Pit Crew Challenge DETROIT – The roar of Chevy thunder returned to Motor City today as Corvette Racing’s twin Compuware Corvette C6.Rs rocked the revamped Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix street circuit. Qualifying on the 2.0-mile temporary course that winds through Belle Isle Park, Jan Magnussen won the GT1 pole for Saturday’s Detroit Sports Car Challenge, the 10th round of the 12-race American Le Mans Series. The Danish driver turned a fast lap at …

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Aug 31 2007 admin News Comments Off on Red Wings Star To Drive Pace Car For Detroit ALMS Event

Eight-time NHL All-Star Nicklas Lidstrom Will Drive Corvette Z06 To Start Tomorrow’s Detroit Sports Car Challenge presented by Bosch DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings team captain and multiple Norris Trophy winner (top NHL defenseman) Nicklas Lidstrom will drive a 2007 Corvette Z06 to pace the start of the Detroit Sports Car Challenge presented by Bosch, part of this weekend’s Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Lidstrom, one of the Red Wings’ top scorers of all time, will lead the American Le …

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Aug 27 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing Revs Up for Detroit Grand Prix

Chevy Fields the Home Team for Inaugural ALMS Event in Motor City DETROIT – Corvette Racing will have a high profile on the town and on the track when motor racing returns to the Motor City for this weekend’s Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Chevrolet and its factory road racing team will take center stage in Saturday’s inaugural American Le Mans Series Detroit Sports Car Challenge on the revamped street course near GM global headquarters. Corvette Racing’s roots run deep …

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Aug 26 2007 admin News Comments Off on O’Connell and Magnussen Win GT1 in Mosport ALMS

Speed and Good Fortune Favor No. 3 Corvette C6.R in Canadian Round BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – The last time that Johnny O’Connell and Jan Magnussen stood together in the Mosport International Raceway winner’s circle was in 1999 after the pair won the LMP1 class in a Panoz prototype. The Corvette Racing teammates reprised that winning performance today in the Grand Prix of Mosport to take the GT1 title with a 57-second margin of victory over Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta in …

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Aug 25 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin Wins GT1 Pole in Battle of Corvettes at Grand Prix of Mosport

Fellows Qualifies Second at Home Track BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Race fans were seeing triple today at Mosport International Raceway as three Corvettes battled for the GT1 pole for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Mosport. Ron Fellows’ Arctic White No. 33 Compuware Corvette C6.R split the two familiar Velocity Yellow Corvette C6.Rs of Oliver Gavin and Johnny O’Connell. Gavin won his fourth ALMS pole of the season and the 15th of his career in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R and O’Connell …

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Aug 21 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Field Three C6.Rs in Grand Prix of Mosport

Fellows and Pilgrim to Drive Third Corvette Racing Entry in Canadian Round of American Le Mans Series BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – Three Compuware Corvette C6.Rs will be vying for the GT1 title in the Grand Prix of Mosport to be contested at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, on Sunday, August 26. Former teammates Ron Fellows and Andy Pilgrim will be reunited for the ninth round of the American Le Mans Series at the famed Canadian track near Fellows’ home in …

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Aug 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvettes to be Showcased During Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

America’s truly iconic sportscar deeply involved in return of world-class auto racing to the Motor City DETROIT – Corvette owners can not only see, but be seen August 31-September 2, 2007 at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The Grand Prix is offering all Corvette owners the opportunity to showcase their shimmering piece of Detroit engineering over Labor Day weekend in the Corvette Car Corral on Belle Isle. This special opportunity includes a parking spot in the Corvette Car Corral, …

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Aug 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Celebrate Homecoming in Ohio

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Is Corvette Racing’s Second Home LEXINGTON, Ohio – Conceived on the Corvette assembly line in Bowling Green, Ky., and raised at Corvette Racing’s headquarters in suburban Detroit, the twin Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars are local favorites at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Going into this weekend’s seventh round of the 12-race American Le Mans Series, Chevy’s factory road racing team has posted five straight victories on the scenic 2.25-mile Mid-Ohio circuit. Ron Fellows and …

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Aug 11 2007 admin News Comments Off on Gavin and Beretta Score Seventh GT1 Win of Season at Road America

Pace Car Plays Decisive Role in Rain-Soaked Eighth Round of ALMS Series ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Road America lived up to its reputation as one of North America’s premier road racing circuits as it hosted a wet and wild eighth round of the American Le Mans Series. Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta scored their seventh GT1 class win of 2007 in their No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. The “two Ollies” completed 91 laps of the 4-mile course, finishing one lap …

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Aug 11 2007 admin News Comments Off on Magnussen Takes GT1 Pole at Road America

Danish Driver Wins Second Pole in 2007 with Corvette Racing ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Jan Magnussen took his fourth career pole and second of the season for Corvette Racing in GT1 class qualifying for Saturday’s Generac 500 at Road America. The Dane qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R with a lap of 2:00.973 (120.463 mph) on the 4-mile road course, 0.086 seconds ahead of Olivier Beretta in the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R. Beretta and teammate Oliver Gavin will …

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