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Corvette claims the crown
Oct02

Corvette claims the crown

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner clinched the GTLM class IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Petit Le Mans with another podium in third place. The duo kicked off the year with a photo finish victory at Daytona and repeated the victory at Sebring. They later took back-to-back wins at Lime Rock Park and Road America. The Lime Rock win was actually Corvette’s 100th win in sportscar racing. “Today has...

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Le Mans – the Americans are coming!
Feb05

Le Mans – the Americans are coming!

This year’s Le Mans 24 Hours will have a huge American contingent with 12 of the 60 cars accepted for this year’s race showcasing the stars and stripes. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest revealed the 60 cars today that will start the 84th running of the event that will kick off on June 18. The return to Ford as an official factory squad in the GTE-Pro was confirmed all four entries – the two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship cars...

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COTA Notebook #1
Sep17

COTA Notebook #1

THE GANG’S ALL HERE. The Lone Star Le Mans, the 11th round of the 2015 TUDOR Championship, is the fifth race of the season that features the series’ four classes competing simultaneously. The 38-car field at the Circuit of the Americas includes nine Prototypes, nine Prototype Challenge cars, eight GT Le Mans entries, and 12 GT Daytona cars. The last time that all four classes competed was at the Road America round in...

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Corvette’s triple play
Sep14

Corvette’s triple play

If a victory in one of the world’s premier endurance races makes the season a success, the Corvette Racing team is having a triple. The Michigan based factory team reeled off consecutive 2015 class victories in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans to claim the endurance racing Triple Crown. Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe took their Corvette C7.R to victory in the...

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Magnussen ready to bounce back at VIR
Aug18

Magnussen ready to bounce back at VIR

Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia arrive at VIR atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTLM standings. If that sounds familiar, they were in virtually the same position entering VIR last year. It is what happens next that they hope will be quite different. Things happen fast in racing. You can ask Magnussen. At 9:28 a.m., with just two minutes remaining in the Saturday morning practice session, another car...

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