Sep 24 2004 admin News Comments Off on XM Satellite Radio Partners with GM Racing for 2005

New Sponsor Teams Up With Corvette Racing and Team Cadillac DETROIT – The Chevrolet Corvette Racing and Cadillac CTS-V Racing programs announced on Friday a new associate sponsorship for 2005 with XM Satellite Radio, the nation’s leading provider of satellite radio. The partnership will feature XM Radio logos on the Corvette and CTS-V race cars as well as an integrated marketing program. “Having XM Satellite Radio as an associate sponsor on our Corvette and Cadillac is another example of the …

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Sep 24 2004 admin News Comments Off on Bowtie Bullet Points: Chevy Notes for Petit Le Mans

Papis and Magnussen Back in Action for 1,000-mile Endurance Classic ATLANTA – The Chevrolet Corvette C5-R is closing in on a record-setting 2004 season after winning eight straight races, including the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and every single American Le Mans Series event to date. This weekend’s 1,000-mile Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta will be the Corvette C5-R’s final long-distance event; drivers Max Papis and Jan Magnussen will rejoin their Chevrolet teammates …

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Aug 22 2004 admin News Comments Off on Chevrolet Clinches ALMS GTS Manufacturers’ Championship

Gavin and Beretta take Corvette to victory at Road America ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Chevrolet captured a fourth-straight ALMS GTS Manufacturers’ championship on Saturday with a class victory by the factory-backed Corvette C5-R race cars at Road America. Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta drove the #4 Compuware Corvette C5-R to third overall, first in class, after starting from the pole position. The Corvettes are undefeated after eight races in 2004. “This is an important day for Corvette Racing, GM Racing …

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Aug 21 2004 admin News Comments Off on Beretta on GTS Pole Position for Corvette at Road America

Chevrolet on pace for Manufacturers’ title in Elkhart Lake ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta captured the pole position for Chevrolet during Saturday qualifying at Road America. Beretta, driving the #4 Compuware Corvette C5-R with Oliver Gavin, set a new track record in class with a time of 2:00.868; Johnny O’Connell, driving the #3 Compuware Corvette C5-R with Ron Fellows, will start from the second position in class after posting a lap of 2:02.034. The factory program …

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Aug 20 2004 admin News Comments Off on Bowtie Bullet Points: Chevy Notes for Road America

Chevrolet Can Clinch Manufacturers’ Title in Elkhart Lake ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team can clinch a fourth consecutive ALMS GTS Manufacturers’ title this weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisc. The team is undefeated thus far in 2004. Road America Engineering Notes Doug Louth, engineering manager for Corvette Racing, has had the high-speed Road America circuit in his sights for some time. “Elkhart Lake has a lot of just about everything: long straights, …

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Aug 13 2004 admin News Comments Off on Fellows to Drive for Chevrolet in NASCAR Nextel Cup

Road racing specialist to pilot No. 1 Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Watkins Glen DETROIT – Factory Corvette Racing driver Ron Fellows will pilot the No. 1 Nutter Butter/Nilla Wafers Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Dale Earnhardt, Inc. in this weekend’s NASCAR Nextel Cup event at Watkins Glen in upstate New York. Fellows, widely recognized as one of North America’s best and most diverse road racing drivers, has extensive experience at Watkins Glen and in NASCAR competition. “We’re excited to have Ron …

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Aug 08 2004 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Takes Seventh Straight GTS Victory in 2004

Gavin and Beretta Win for Chevrolet at Mosport International Raceway BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team took top honors in the GTS class in Sunday’s American Le Mans Series event at Mosport International Raceway. Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta took their third win of the season in the #4 Compuware Corvette C5-R, while Ron Fellows and Johnny O’Connell were close behind in the #3 Compuware Corvette C5-R. The victory is Corvette’s seventh straight of the year. …

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Aug 07 2004 admin News Comments Off on Corvette Qualifies 1-2 in GTS for Mosport

Oliver Gavin sets a new track record in the #4 Corvette C5-R BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team will start Sunday’s American Le Mans Series race from the GTS pole position after Oliver Gavin set the fastest time this afternoon in qualifying at Mosport International Raceway. Gavin posted a time of 1:13.317 with Ron Fellows close behind at 1:13.329. Both factory Chevrolets bested the previous track record by over one second. “Mosport is Ron Fellows’ home …

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Aug 06 2004 admin News Comments Off on Bowtie Bullet Points: Chevy Notes for Mosport

Fellows and O’Connell hope to four-peat at the Canadian’s home track BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team returns to the track this weekend at Mosport International Raceway. The undefeated factory program leads the ALMS manufacturers’ championship and drivers Ron Fellows and Johnny O’Connell hold the lead in the drivers’ championship. Fellows Returns Home for Tripleheader For Corvette driver Ron Fellows, a race at Mosport is a return home. The Canadian motorsport hero considers the high-speed, 2.45-mile …

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Jul 26 2004 admin News Comments Off on Fellows to Drive Four Different Types of GM-Powered Race Cars

Canadian to race NASCAR Nextel Cup, ALMS, SPEED GT and Trans-Am cars in August DETROIT – GM Racing driver Ron Fellows will pilot four different types of GM-powered racing cars in the month of August. Fellows, recognized as one of North America’s best and diverse road racing drivers, will pilot a Chevrolet Monte Carlo in NASCAR Nextel Cup competition, a works Chevrolet Corvette C5-R in the American Le Mans Series, a Chevrolet Corvette in Trans-Am and a Cadillac CTS-V in …

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