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Magnussen and Garcia dominate VIR
Aug28

Magnussen and Garcia dominate VIR

They led the final two practice session, scored the pole and then dominated the race day action – Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia pulled off a brilliant performance to win the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The victory by the Danish/Spanish duo broke a 19-race streak dating back to their win at Sebring in 2015. Magnussen started the race and made a perfect start to grab the lead over the Ford of Joey...

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Who can catch the Corvette duo?
Aug28

Who can catch the Corvette duo?

The Corvette squad dominated qualifying yesterday with Jan Magnussen and Tommy Milner and their respective teammates Antonio Garcia and Oliver Gavin set the top two times in the warm-up this morning. But can Ford, Ferrari, BMW or Porsche run down the championship leaders Gavin and Milner and yesterday’s pole winning entry of Magnussen and Garcia in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Ford’s Joey Hand is confident the Le Mans-winning...

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Magnussen scores VIR pole
Aug27

Magnussen scores VIR pole

Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen scored pole position today in a stunning qualifying session where his team went 1-2 in preparation for tomorrow’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The Danish ace recorded his first series pole since Long Beach 2014 when he stopped the clocks at 1:41.557 – a mere 0.011 quicker than his teammate, championship leader Tommy Milner. Magnussen had earlier set the pace in the final practice...

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Magnussen tops final practice at VIR
Aug27

Magnussen tops final practice at VIR

  Corvette Racing topped the timesheet in final practice at Virginia International Raceway with Jan Magnussen topping the times aboard the No.3 machine. The Danish ace recorded a time of 1:41.637 to be 0.025 of a second faster than the Ford GT of Dirk Mueller. The No.3 Corvette is having strong weekend after a test earlier this week at Road Atlanta. Magnussen’s teammate Antonio Garcia was fastest yesterday in the second...

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Corvette to the front at VIR
Aug26

Corvette to the front at VIR

Teams were greeted with the hottest ambient temperatures of the season in the second practice today at VIRginia International Raceway as Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia set a blistering pace to top the timesheet. The 95 degree (f) ambient temperature is the highest recorded this year. The track temperature of 133 degrees matches the warmest seen earlier this year at at Lime Rock Park. Garcia set a time of 1:42.623 to beat the...

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