The Alley

Magnussen ready for the battle

Corvette Racing has won back-to-back American Le Mans Series GT championships but Jan Magnussen is fully aware the fight for the GT Le Mans honors in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is going to be fierce. Both the No.3 and No.4 Corvettes have been strong in the Roar before the 24 test this weekend running in its “checkered flag” livery. The definitive look for the 2014 Corvette assault is expected to be revealed...

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Hunter-Reay in the thick of GT battle

While it has been two years since IndyCar ace Ryan Hunter-Reay sat in the SRT Viper, it didn’t take him long to get back up to speed in the Roar before the 24. Hunter-Reay set the pace in night practice at the Roar before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway – stopping the clocks at 1:46.695. The Andretti Autosport driver will share the No.91 Viper in the endurance races this year with SRT regulars Dominik Farnbacher...

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Corvette restocks driver pantry

The most successful teams in sport don’t rebuild, they reload. That certainly appears to be the case at Corvette Racing. The 2012 and 2013 ALMS GT Manufacturer and Team Champions will not only debut the new C7-R at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, they will add a pair of top flight veterans; Ryan Briscoe and Robin Liddell to complete their TUDOR United SportsCar GT Le Mans class driver line-ups. Briscoe, a former Indy Car and ALMS...

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Porsche Prevails at Petit Corvette’s Magnussen & Garcia Capture GT Title

A nearly 10 hour long battle, intertwined with a season long war, was on display as the ultra-competitive ALMS GT class drama played out at Road Atlanta. Top GT teams from Porsche, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari and SRT Viper slugged it out to claim Petit Le Mans honors, but it was the Derrick Walker led #17 Porsche, driven by Nick Tandy, Wolf Henzler and Bryan Sellers that prevailed by 0.741 seconds. The victory for Porsche means that all...

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Son of a gun – double titles for Magnussen family?

While Jan Magnussen closes in on the ALMS GT championship for Corvette Racing with Antonio Garcia this weekend, across the Atlantic in Barcelona, his son Kevin is also on the verge of title success. The Danish/Spanish Corvette Racing combo enters this weekend with a 16 point lead in the championship. To clinch the title, they need to finish seventh or better. Last year the duo – teamed with Jordan Taylor – finished second...

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