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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Feb 01 2007 admin News Comments Off on Ron Fellows Championship Z06 and Indy Pace Car Replica Convertible Editions Make 2007 a Special Year for Chevrolet Corvette

Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 Is the First Signed Special Edition in Corvette’s History CHICAGO – Corvette enthusiasts in search of a unique ride have much to consider this year with the introduction of two special-edition models: the Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 and the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Replica Corvette Convertible. The special-edition Corvettes are distinguished by unique interior and exterior appointments and will be offered in limited, predetermined quantities. In other words, when they’re …

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Jan 17 2007 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Racing to Defend American Le Mans Series Championships in 2007

Corvette Racing Aims to Repeat Manufacturers, Team and Drivers Titles DETROIT – Corvette Racing officials announced today that America’s premier production sports car team intends to return to the American Le Mans Series in 2007 to defend its GT1 manufacturers, team and drivers championships. Corvette Racing also plans to race for its sixth GT1 class title in seven years at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. “The Corvette C6.R race program continues Chevrolet’s tradition of racing production-based vehicles to improve …

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Dec 15 2006 admin News Comments Off on In His Own Words: Olivier Beretta

What This Champion Driver Thought of the Previous and Upcoming Seasons Braselton, Ga. – Olivier Beretta will enter the 2007 season as the most successful driver in America Le Mans Series history with 28 class wins. With driving mate Oliver Gavin, Beretta drove the No. 4 Corvette to victory in 2006 giving Corvette Racing its sixth American Le Mans Series GT1 Championship. With a challenging 2006 season and new venues in 2007, we wanted to chat with Beretta to find …

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Dec 14 2006 admin News Comments Off on Family, Hockey and Healing On Tap for Fellows

Four Titanium Screws put in his Shoulder Braselton, Ga. – Ron Fellows will represent the American Le Mans Series and participate Jan. 17 in “Auto Racing Day” at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Fellows – who has won three GT1 championships, ranks second in career starts (68) and is tied for third in wins (25) – recently had surgery on his right shoulder to repair ligament and rotator cuff damage. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon …

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Dec 04 2006 admin News Comments Off on 2006 Memories from the GM Racing Team

Standing on the pit lane wall at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, waving the American flag as Corvette Racing won its class for the fifth time. That was easily the best! General Motors experienced another memorable racing season in 2006, capturing 13 racing championships and setting new records in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, NHRA POWERade Series and Rolex Series GT class, to name a few. In total, GM Racing scored five manufacturers championships and eight drivers titles – …

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