C6.R Racing Team 2008 Race Results

Date Venue Duration Series Class Car Start Finish
Mar 15 12 Hours of Sebring 12 hrs ALMS GT1 #3 1 1
ALMS GT1 #4 2 2
April 5 St. Petersburg 1 hr 55 min ALMS GT1 #3 2 2
ALMS GT1 #4 1 1
April 19 Long Beach 100 min ALMS GT1 #3 1 1
ALMS GT1 #4 2 2
May 18 Utah 2 hr 45 min ALMS GT1 #3 2 1
ALMS GT1 #4 1 2
Jun 11-15 Le Mans 24 hrs ALMS GT1 #63 1 2
ALMS GT1 #64 3 3
Jul 12 Lime Rock 2 hr 45 min ALMS GT1 #3 2 1
ALMS GT1 #4 1 2
Jul 19 Mid-Ohio 2 hr 45 min ALMS GT1 #3 1 1
ALMS GT1 #4 2 2
Aug 10 Road America 4 hrs ALMS GT1 #3 2 1
ALMS GT1 #4 1 3
Aug 24 Mosport 2 hr 45 min ALMS GT1 #3 1 1
ALMS GT1 #4 2 2
Aug 30 Detroit 2 hr 45 min ALMS GT1 #3 1 2
ALMS GT1 #4 2 1
Oct 4 Road Atlanta 1000 miles or 10 hrs ALMS GT1 #3 1 1
ALMS GT1 #4 2 2
Oct 18 Laguna Seca 4 hrs ALMS GT1 #3 1 2
4 hrs ALMS GT1 #4 2 1


Corvette Racing 2008 Season

Monterey Sports Car Championships
Gavin and Beretta Take GT1 Victory in ALMS Season Finale
Beretta Takes Lead on Late-Race Restart, Notches Record 40th Career ALMS Win
Magnussen Sets GT1 Record in Pole-Winning Run at Laguna Seca
Magnussen Wins Pole for Second Straight Year in ALMS Season Finale
Corvette Racing Celebrates ALMS Championships in Season Finale
Four-Hour Race into Darkness Is Farewell Appearance for GT1 Corvettes at Laguna Seca
Petit Le Mans
Corvette Racing Wins Inaugural ALMS Green Challenge at Petit Le Mans
O’Connell and Magnussen Clinch GT1 Drivers Championship with Eighth Win in 2008
O’Connell Wins Road Atlanta GT1 Qualifying Battle
Georgian Takes GT1 Pole for ALMS Petit Le Mans with Record-Setting Last Lap
Corvette Racing Counts on Advanced Technology in Inaugural Green Challenge
ALMS Petit Le Mans to Feature Earth-Friendly Competition in Race-Within-a-Race
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
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
Magnussen Motors to GT1 Pole in Motown
Drying Detroit Grand Prix Street Circuit Yields Quick Time for No. 3 Corvette on Final Qualifying Lap
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
Emerson Fittipaldi to Pace Detroit Sports Car Challenge in Corvette Z06 E85 Concept
Brazilian Racing Champion Will Set the Pace on Belle Isle with Ethanol-Powered Corvette Concept
Grand Prix of Mosport
Magnussen and O’Connell Master Mosport
No. 3 Corvette C6.R Continues Winning Streak with Seventh Victory of the Season
O’Connell Wins Battle for Mosport GT1 Pole
O’Connell Edges Beretta with Quicker Time in Final Qualifying Lap
Generac 500 at Road America
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
Corvette Racing Gets the Kinks Out at Road America
Corvette Drivers Relish Return to High-Speed Wisconsin Road Course
Tour de Road America Bicycle Race Will Feature Fehan vs. Gavin to Benefit Lance Armstrong Foundation
Fans Can Back Their Favorite with Pledges to “Bike Ride to Fight Cancer”
Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio
O’Connell and Magnussen Continue Hot Streak in Sultry Mid-Ohio
No. 3 Corvette C6.R Scores Fifth Victory of the Season
O’Connell Quick in Mid-Ohio GT1 Qualifying
Georgian Takes Third Career Pole in No. 3 Corvette C6.R
Midterm Report: Mid-Ohio Marks Second Half of Season for Corvette Racing
Chevy’s Factory Team Looks Back on Six Races and Looks Ahead to Six More
American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix
Magnussen and O’Connell Win GT1 Battle in Lime Rock
No. 3 Corvette C6.R Notches Fourth ALMS Victory in 2008
Gavin Pips Magnussen for GT1 Pole in Lime Rock Qualifying
Tire Pressure Adjustment Makes the Difference on New Track Surface
Revamped Lime Rock Park Is a Journey into the Unknown for Corvette Racing
Team Will Use High-Tech Tools to Come to Grips with New Asphalt and Track Configuration
24 Heures du Mans
Corvette Racing Finishes Second and Third in 24 Hours of Le Mans
American Team Scores 15th Podium Finish in France
Corvette Racing Holds Second and Third at 18 Hour in Rainy Le Mans
Wet Track Challenges Everything in Early Morning
Le Mans Organizers Honor Corvette by Naming “Corvette Curves”
Corvette Racing Heritage Is Permanently Linked with 24 Hours of Le Mans Circuit
Corvette Racing Second in GT1 at Midpoint of 24 Hours of Le Mans
Magnussen 41 Seconds Behind Leader at 3 a.m.
Corvette Racing First and Fourth at Six-Hour Mark in Le Mans
Corvette vs. Aston Martin Battle Lives Up to Advance Billing
Corvette Racing Claims First GT1 Pole for 24 Hours of Le Mans
Magnussen Qualifies First and Gavin Takes Third in Final Qualifying Session
Corvette Racing First and Second in Provisional GT1 Qualifying for 24 Hours of Le Mans
Corvette Racing First and Second in Provisional GT1 Qualifying for 24 Hours of Le Mans
Corvette Racing Aims for Sixth GT1 Title in 24 Hours of Le Mans
Corvette Racing Faces Formidable Challenge in Classic Endurance Race
Corvette Racing Finds Silver Lining in Rainy Le Mans Test Day
Corvette C6.Rs Third and Fourth In Trouble-Free Le Mans Test
Utah Grand Prix
O’Connell and Magnussen Score Third GT1 Win of Season in Sizzling Utah Grand Prix
No. 3 Corvette C6.R Continues Hot Streak in High Desert
Beretta Wins Record-Setting 22nd Career ALMS Pole for Utah Grand Prix
Beretta Edges O’Connell for Fastest GT1 Qualifying Time on Reconfigured Miller Motorsports Park Circuit
Utah Grand Prix Holds Risks and Rewards for Corvette Racing
First Race on New Track Configuration Is Final Rehearsal for 24 Hours of Le Mans
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
O’Connell and Magnussen Win GT1 in Long Beach Street Fight
O’Connell Conquers the Streets of Long Beach to Score Milestone 30th ALMS Victory
Magnussen Takes GT1 Pole in Long Beach ALMS
Both Corvettes Eclipse Previous Track Records on Waterfront Street Circuit
Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg
Gavin and Beretta Repeat in St. Pete
Corvette Racing Makes History with First ALMS Win with Cellulosic E85 Ethanol Racing Fuel
Beretta Repeats as St. Petersburg GT1 Pole Winner
Corvettes Debut Cellulosic E85 Ethanol Racing Fuel on the Streets of St. Pete
Corvette Racing to Introduce E85 Ethanol Racing Fuel in St. Petersburg Street Race
Chevy Factory Team Ready for First Race with Cellulosic E85R on Bayside Circuit
Corvette Racing ALMS Teleconference Transcript
Highlights from Doug Fehan and Johnny O’Connell Media Teleconference
Media Alert: Corvette Racing ALMS Teleconference
Preview of the upcoming American Le Mans Series race in St. Petersburg, Fla., where Corvette Racing will race with cellulosic E85 ethanol racing fuel.
Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring
Corvette Racing Scores Sixth Sebring 12-Hour GT1 Victory
O’Connell Notches Record-Setting Seventh Sebring Class Win with Magnussen and Fellows
Magnussen to Start on GT1 Pole in Sebring 12-Hour Endurance Race
Magnussen Takes Top Spot on Grid After Qualifying Cancelled
Pratt & Miller to Unveil Convertible Corvette C6RS Supercar at Sebring 12-Hour Race
Orders Being Taken for Ultimate Performance Corvette as Production Ramps Up
Corvette Racing Takes on New Challenge in 2008
Team Continues to Develop New Technology for Transition to E85 Ethanol
Corvette Racing
Corvette Racing Celebrates Post-Season Awards
Doug Fehan Wins “From the Fans” Award, Mike West Named GT1 Mechanic of the Year
Doug Fehan to Discuss ALMS Green Challenge on Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain
Corvette Racing Program Manager Will Answer Viewer Questions About First Earth-Friendly Competition on SPEED TV
Corvette Racing Teleconference Transcript
Corvette Racing Announces Plans for 2009 and 2010 Seasons
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
Gavin Races from the Streets of London to the Streets of Long Beach
Defending GT1 Champion Oliver Gavin Warms Up for Long Beach Sprint with 26-Mile Marathon
Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS Shines in Sunny St. Petersburg
First Convertible C6RS Featured in American Le Mans Series Vitesse Program at St. Petersburg Street Race
Corvette Racing Confirms 2008 Driver Lineup
Chevrolet’s championship-winning team returns for American Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans
Corvette Racing Goes Green with E85 Ethanol Fuel in 2008 American Le Mans Series
Chevrolet Factory Team to Demonstrate Performance and Environmental Benefits of E85 Ethanol in 12-Race Series