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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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Ready for the Last Lap

And then there were two…or maybe three, but certainly no more than four. After nine events, 1,185 laps, and 3,362 miles of competition, the 2013 American Le Mans Series Championship battles have, in several cases, been narrowed down to just two rivals. Championships are made to be won and there are those, especially teams and drivers with nothing to lose, who will rise to the challenge. With 24 points to the Petit Le Mans class...

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Jan’s new ride

Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen has been in fine form of late – winning back-to-back races and leading the GT championship with Antonio Garcia. While he normally flies in from his home in Denmark, both Magnussen and Garcia drove a second Camaro for Stevenson Motorsports in the Rolex Series finale last weekend. Rather than fly back home, he headed to Corvette Racing’s base in Michigan and hitched a ride with the team...

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Fight to the GT Finish

According to the racing forum experts, winning a race is easy. You roll out the fastest car, qualify on the pole, take the lead and drive off into the sunset. That is rarely the way things work on the bigger natural terrain road circuits in the American Le Mans Series GT class where factory teams from Corvette Racing, BMW Team RLL and SRT Motorsports do battle with top independents from Porsche and Ferrari. In the first eight races of...

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