Tag Archive: Corvette Racing

Mar 19

Corvette Racing wins Third straight Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

65th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

There’s something about the two-car Corvette Racing C7.R team – when one car has a big problem, the other car seems to step up and win the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Corvette Racing Captures Fifth Win Of Season At VIR, Magnussen, Garcia Shine In Michelin GT Challenge

Lamborghini Gets First WeatherTech Championship Victory With Snow, Sellers, Paul Miller Racing At VIRginia International Raceway

Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia kept the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R up front throughout most of Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway, and then prevailed in a one-lap sprint to the checkered flag to win their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Corvette, Lamborghini Pace WeatherTech Championship Practice For Michelin GT Challenge At VIRginia International Raceway

“All the work we’ve done between Road America and now definitely has helped” – Garcia

Corvette Racing took bragging rights in 95-degree heat during the opening day of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday at VIRginia International Raceway, leading practice for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Corvette Racing goes from Fifth to First in final minutes, pulls off shocker at Road America for 101st Victory

Restarting fifth with only five minutes remaining, Corvette Racing pulled off a miracle Sunday at Road America

Tommy Milner navigated a series of incidents in the closing laps and made a last-lap pass on the No. 67 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT of Richard Westbrook to win the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase alongside co-driver Oliver Gavin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Corvette Racing wins 100th race In 1-2 sweep led by Milner, Gavin in IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix

It was the third victory of the 2016 WeatherTech Championship season for the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

2016-07-09_56602 Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin gave Corvette Racing its 100th sports car racing victory and led the team’s 60th 1-2 sweep in Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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Mar 20

Corvette Racing continues Daytona-Sebring season-opening streak

Team captures Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Second Straight Year

Picking up Corvette Racing’s sister car’s accomplishment from 2015, Tommy Milner, Oliver Gavin and Marcel Fassler won Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, backing up their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opening victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Nov 14

New IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Race cars highlight Two-Day Test at Daytona International Speedway

Official on-track debut in a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship logo Several new cars eligible to participate in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition will make their official on-track debut in a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 17-18.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Jan Magnussen leaves medical care

The driver from Corvette Racing – GM was victim of a violent track exit during the first part of the timed session.

The Danish driver lost control of his Corvette C7R n°63 in the Porsche corners, violently hitting the protection rail, obliging race control to get the red flag out.

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Mar 22

Corvette Racing wins at Sebring, sweeps Florida Patrón Endurance Cup Classics

3 Corvette C7.R outlasts Porsches in final hour for GTLM win

12 Hours of Sebring logoPorsche’s misfortune was Corvette Racing’s gain Saturday night as a pair of mechanical issues in the final hour of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida propelled the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R to the GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory for the second consecutive race to open the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Corvette Racing’s Ryan Briscoe looks to carry Daytona momentum to Sebring

Briscoe is looking to make it two in a row at Sebring

Ryan Briscoe had a competitive run in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R co-driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia in both the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in 2014, although various issues kept the team off the podium in both events.

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Feb 04

Patrón Endurance Cup standings tight after Rolex 24 At Daytona

Ganassi Ford EcoBoost, Corvette Racing, Riley Motorsports Dodge start strong with wins

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Following an historic sweep for American engine manufacturers in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, teams with Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford powerplants take slim class leads in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup to Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Corvette Racing wins 53rd Rolex 24 by less than one second

Garcia, Magnussen, Briscoe Take GTLM In Corvette C7.R By 0.478 Seconds

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo A 24-hour race came down to a seven-and-a-half minute sprint to the checkered flag in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona with the No. 3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R beating the No. 25 BMW Z4 GTE from BMW Team RLL to the stripe by a mere 0.478 seconds. The GT Le Mans (GTLM) class win was Corvette Racing’s first class victory at the Rolex 24 since 2001. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley leads opening Patrón Endurance Cup segment

3 Corvette Racing (GTLM), No. 93 Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper (GTD) lead In GT

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Joey Hand held the lead at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 At Daytona to score the maximum five points for the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley team in the opening segment of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Gavin gives Corvette Racing First Rolex 24 Pole since 2000, becomes 12th GTLM Pole Winner in 12 Races

Davison Last-Lap Charge Nets Fifth Straight TOTAL Pole Award In GTD

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo OIiver Gavin gave Corvette Racing its first pole at Daytona International Speedway since 2000, in the process extending an impressive streak that highlights the competitiveness of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, Friday in qualifying for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Dec 09

Five things you didn’t know about Corvette Racing

The first event for Corvette Racing was the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

2014-07-13-2184 Ron Fellows, Chris Kneifel and John Paul Jr. were second in the GT2 class driving the No. 2 Corvette C5-R. The trio completed 600 miles and 2,136 miles. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Magnussen, Garcia give Corvette Racing fourth straight GTLM triumph

In Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2014-07-12-1606Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia gave the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R its fourth consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory on Sunday, carrying Corvette Racing to its 11th victory in 14 years at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

May 05

Two For Two: Corvette Racing completes California sweep

With GTLM victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

#8 Starworks Takes First TUSC PC Overall Victory at Laguna Seca photo Regis Lefebure Garcia, Magnussen Score Second Consecutive TUDOR Championship GTLM Victory. Van Overbeek Takes Honda-Powered Prototype To Victory Lane At Mazda Raceway. First TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Victory for A P2 Car. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Pruett takes TOTAL Pole Award in No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP at Long Beach

Magnussen gives Corvette C7.R first GTLM pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett, back on the Long Beach Street Circuit for the first time since 2006, captured the TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase, driving the No. 01 Telcel/Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida: No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing takes historic victory

Porsche North America wins Daytona-Sebring Double

12 Hours of Sebring logoPruett, Rojas And Franchitti Score First Overall Sebring Wins In Maiden Ganassi Run. No. 54 CORE autosport Team Takes Second Straight TUDOR Championship PC Win. Bergmeister Drives To Victory In Team’s No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR
Magnus Racing Pit Call Helps Secure Win In GTD. Read the rest of this entry »

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