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BMW 1-2 in final practice at Laguna Seca
May02

BMW 1-2 in final practice at Laguna Seca

BMW Team RLL served notice on the GT Le Mans class that its BMW Z4 entries will be formidable contenders in Sunday’s Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The retro-liveried BMWs were first and second in the final one-hour practice session on Saturday morning. Lucas Luhr posted the quickest time in the category in the black No. 24 BMW with a lap time of 1:22.591. Teammate Dirk Werner was just .086 seconds back in the...

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Can Corvette Racing continue its win streak
Apr18

Can Corvette Racing continue its win streak

Corvette Racing has dominated the opening two races of 2015, winning both the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring with the No.3 machine of Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe. Now the velocity yellow machine returns to the scene of another win streak – the Long Beach Grand Prix. Magnussen and Garcia won here last year and proceeded to dominate the championship for four consecutive races with additional...

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Corvette win the first 36 hours of 2015
Mar22

Corvette win the first 36 hours of 2015

They triumphed in the Rolex 24 at Daytona and now Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe have backed that up with victory in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. After qualifying third, Garcia moved up to second early and the team stayed in contention throughout the entire day. A quick spin by Briscoe was their only delay as they cycled through the driver line-up With 80 minutes to go, Garcia was back in the car and had...

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Antonio Garcia is “The Closer”
Mar18

Antonio Garcia is “The Closer”

As opening day of the 2015 baseball season approaches, teams look to settle on the pitcher who will take the ball late in close games and close out the victory. In the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Corvette Racing appears to have a bullpen that would be the envy of any manager, including the apparent Mariano Rivera of race closers, Antonio Garcia. Quiet and modest, but ruthlessly quick and efficient, Garcia is often behind the...

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Corvette’s perfect day
Jan26

Corvette’s perfect day

Crashes, body damage, engine failures, bodywork flying off – the GT Le Mans class battle looked like a war zone after the Rolex 24 at Daytona. But despite the carnage, one Corvette, a Dane, a Spaniard and an Australian kept their nose clean. In fact, if it wasn’t for the various bits of rubber, grim and dead bugs that adorned the No.3 Corvette, you’d never know the car had completed a 24 hour race. Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and...

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