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“Wall of shame” lurks at Daytona pit exit
Jan27

“Wall of shame” lurks at Daytona pit exit

The toughest part of the Daytona International Speedway road course might be something apart from the actual racing surface itself. The “wall of shame” lurks ominously as drivers exit pit lane after their pit stops, and it threatens to undo all the progress you’ve made on track and the decisiveness you’ve conducted in the pits. Daytona’s pit lane exit is notorious because it’s a quick curve to the left with orange cones on the...

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Video: Magnussen and the engineers
Jan26

Video: Magnussen and the engineers

GTLM pole winner Jan Magnussen explains the secrets of working closely with your race engineer at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. 🎬 Pole winner @janmagnussen explains the secrets of working with your engineers at the @Rolex24Hours. #Rolex24 pic.twitter.com/S7qFC2Adl6 — Michelin Alley (@MichelinAlley) January 26,...

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BMW, Corvette celebrate at Petit Le Mans
Oct08

BMW, Corvette celebrate at Petit Le Mans

The sun wasn’t shining brightly, but BMW Team RLL’s Bill Auberlen, Alexander Sims and Kuno Wittmer, and Corvette Racing’s’ Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller were brilliant in the ten hours of the Motul 20th Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the final race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 39 car field began the ten-hour race in misty conditions, but the rain soon stopped and the 2.54 mile, 12-turn...

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Magnussen, Garcia extend championship lead
Aug30

Magnussen, Garcia extend championship lead

Corvette Racing’s No. 3 duo of Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia extended their championship lead in the drivers’ title with their win at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR – their second consecutive win in a row at Virginia International Raceway. The pair entered the race weekend with the lead, but problems for the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM and No. 66 Ford GT during the race allowed the drivers of the Corvette C7.R to stretch their lead to 16...

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Corvette returns to the site of win 100
Jul22

Corvette returns to the site of win 100

It was one year ago that Corvette scored win 100 right here at Lime Rock Park, and, one year on, they’re looking for their 106th. Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin in the No. 4 car scored the 100th all-time win for the marque in a 1-2 Corvette Racing finish. The 1.5-mile “bullring” circuit is just one of the 24 tracks Corvette Racing has won on. “It was a cool moment (in 2016) to get the 100th win for Corvette...

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