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How ALMS Team Corvette Racing Used A Napkin To Fuel A Championship  The Art of Gears

The 2004 season marked the last year Corvette Racing would race the C5-R Corvette before retiring it in favor of the new C6-R.

Chevrolet Celebrates Racing History With 2019 Corvette Drivers Series | News  Cars.com

Chevrolet celebrates its racing history with special appearance editions of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette that were designed by and named for Corvette Racing ...

2019 Corvette Drivers Series Is a Racing-Themed Special Edition  RoadandTrack.com

Based on the Grand Sport, these four editions come in unique colors to honor Corvette Racing's four full-time drivers.

Early Le Mans Entry List Published, Still Awaiting Corvette Racing  GM Authority

The first 42 entries for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans have been published by race organizers, but the two usual Corvette Racing cars have not yet been listed.

Can The Mid-Engine Corvette Find A Perfect Balance?  TURNology

How might the highly-anticipated mid-engine C8 improve on an almost perfect 50/50 balance we currently have with the C7 Corvette?

The Story Behind Corvette Racing's Rad 'Jake' Skull Logo: Video  GM Authority

If you're a fan of the Corvette or Corvette Racing, then you are probably familiar with its Jake skull logo, but now you can learn the full history of the icon.

Corvette Racing To Contest FIA WEC 1000 Miles Of Sebring  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will field a single Corvette C7.R in the FIA WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring in March, set to be held a day before the IMSA 12 Hours of Sebring.

RACER #296: Enduring Memories  Racer

For a half century, IMSA has been the conduit through which top-level North American sports car racing has flowed. In that time, a lot of history and a lot of ...

Sebring entry list updated: Corvette Racing returns, Jackie Chan DC Racing changes #37 lineup  Motorsport Week

The FIA has released an updated entry list for the next round of the World Endurance Championship Super Season. The 1000 Miles of Sebring is set to take ...

Should racing drivers be allowed to design their own Corvettes?  Top Gear

The '2019 Corvette Drivers Series' has TG.com questioning racing driver tastes. Ollie Kew. 28 Jan 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto · Copy ...

Nine-TIme F1 Grand Prix Winner, Rolex Ambassador Mark Webber Talks Motorsports, Rolex 24 At Daytona  Forbes

Rolex is the title sponsor of the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona. The brand has been involved in motor sports for nearly a century. Here Rolex brand ambassador ...

Grudge Match: Bowman set for Corvette race vs. Hendrick  Washington Post

The most anticipated race for Hendrick Motorsports this season is still on the table: team owner Rick Hendrick vs. 2018 Daytona 500 pole winner Alex Bowman.

Join The Corvette Museum As It Heads To The 2019 24 Hours Of Le Mans  GM Authority

The National Corvette Museum is currently organizing a group tour of Europe and the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Corvette C7.R's last appearance at the race.

2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Edition Is Signed By The Man Himself  GM Authority

A 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Edition has come up for sale online , representing a rare chance to own a Corvette signed by the Canadian road racer himself.

Chevrolet allows racing drivers to design their own Corvettes  Top Gear Philippines

Top Gear reports about the 2019 Chevrolet Drivers' Series.

1988 Chevrolet Corvette Challenge Is Retrolicious And Race Ready  GM Authority

A retro and somewhat rare 1988 C4 Chevrolet Corvette Challenge used in the SCCA's Corvette Challenge Series has been listed for sale on eBay for $35000.

1966 Chevrolet Corvette With A German Racing Past Heads To Auction  GM Authority

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette C2 race car will soon be auctioned off by Mecum at its Phoenix 2019 sale and has an interesting past as a race car in Germany.

Corvette Racing's very long Rolex 24  Sports Car Illustrated

The rain fell on all the competitors in this year's Rolex 24 at DAYTONA but fell especially hard on Corvette Racing.

'57 Corvette stored in Estill County for decades found to be rare 'Airbox'  Citizen Voice & Times

Photos above and below by Lisa Bicknell. Photo below left submitted. By LISA BICKNELL. CV&T News Editor. Last April, Estill Countian Earl Dale Flynn entered ...

C7 Corvette Final Edition Debuts For Europe  GM Authority

Chevrolet Europe has debuted the new C7 Corvette Final Edition, which will go on sale in Germany and Switzerland later this year. Both the C7 Corvette Grand ...

The 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona Was Brutal  RoadandTrack.com

There was no lack of heartbreak at this year's Daytona 24. Sure, that's true of every endurance race, but this year was especially challenging. Advertisement ...

Podcast: The Earnhardts race the Rolex 24 … recalling one of the last rides for 'The Intimidator'  Yahoo Sports

A test at Sebring International Raceway was an inauspicious introduction to sports car racing for the NASCAR Hall of Famer and his son.

Pod Rods: A special Miata - sold out; Corvette at Amelia - not that one; and a racers version of a new Vette  The Florida Times-Union

Pod Rods focuses on some Miata news, a new edition of a car almost no one can afford, and a whole bunch of stuff about the upcoming Amelia Island Concours.

29 Cars Set For WEC Pre-Sebring Test  Dailysportscar

29 cars are set to run at Sebring in a collective test on March 9-10 ahead of the FIA World Endurance Championship-IMSA 'Super Sebring' double-header. The.

73 mid-engine Corvette concept set for Amelia; Daytona shows off colorful Grand Sports  The Florida Times-Union

A mid-engine Corvette will be part of the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance March 10.No, not the long-anticipated and teased 2020 Chevrolet C8 ...

Simeone car museum salutes British cars with shows indoors and outside  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Through March 3, 16 Bentley automobiles, ranging from a 1924 3/8 Litre to a 2018 Flying Spur V8 S, are featured in the Simeone Foundation Automotive ...

Gavin: Corvette was victim of Daytona rain "lottery"  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Oliver Gavin says the disasters that befell Corvette Racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona were largely a result of bad luck in the torrential rain, and that the ...

Podcast: Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s favorite memories of racing the Rolex 24 with his father  Yahoo Sports

'It means more to me now than I ever thought," Dale Earnhardt Jr. says of the replica Corvette he has from the 2001 Rolex 24 he drove with his late father.

First wave of 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours entries revealed  autosport.com

The first 42 cars on the entry list for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours have been unveiled.

Jan Magnussen: Bad Daytona result but reasons to be hopeful  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen was left gutted by such difficult start to his title defense, but is upbeat about the pace that the Corvette C7.R showed as ...

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series special edition hiding in plain sight  Motor Authority

Chevrolet is set to announce a special-edition Corvette on Friday at its preview event for the weekend's 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, where the Corvette Racing ...

2019 Corvette Grand Sport Driver Series Editions Leak Ahead Of Daytona Debut  GM Authority

The 2019 Corvette Grand Sport Driver Series leaked ahead of their debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona.

Short-Block Kits From Summit Racing Make HIgh-Performance Easy  Corvette Online

A short-block kit is an easy way to get a great engine for your hot rod. Thanks to Summit Racing, they are just a click or phone call away.

Las Cruces veteran building race cart to raise awareness about veterans' issues  Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES - By showcasing the speed and style of an overhauled 1988 Corvette, Las Cruces veteran Erich Heinig hopes to raise awareness about veterans ...

Cadillac Racing To Stick Around Amid Brand Restructuring, But No Le Mans Plans  GM Authority

Cadillac Racing has a future with its DPi program, and enjoys high profile names such as Fernando Alonso, Jordan Taylor, Rubens Barrichelo, and Kamui ...

Cadillac Racing soars as the brand reboots  The Detroit News

For the Cadillac brand, 2019 promises a year of transition as the luxury automaker returns its headquarters from New York City to Metro Detroit and plays ...

Daytona Pre-Race Notebook  Sportscar365

***Both of the Team RLL BMW M8 GTEs are running tributes to longtime Schnitzer team principal Charly Lamm, who passed away on Thursday. The front of the ...

Special Edition Presenting The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Drivers Series  CarBuzz

As promised, Chevrolet revealed a new special-edition Corvette at Daytona, where the 2019 racing season kicked off this weekend. It's called the Drivers Series, ...

Corvette Racing stays the course with C7.R  Racer

Corvette Racing is banking on its proven C7.R line-up to retain the drivers' and teams' titles won last season in IMSA's GT Le Mans category. The familiar factory ...

C8 Mid Engine Corvette Start Up Animation Leaks: Video  GM Authority

Along with a new blacked out version of the C8 Corvette badge.

Twin Turbo Corvette ZR1 Engine Makes 1,308 Horsepower on the Dyno  Torque News

Michigan-based Katech Engines recently built the LT5 V8 from a new Corvette ZR1 from the ground up, ditching the supercharger for a custom twin ...

Pit Stops Give Acura The Halfway Lead In Rolex 24  SPEED SPORT

The Rolex 24 at Daytona has hit the 12-hour mark, with the No. 7 Acura Team Penske entry leading the field in the twice-around-the-clock classic.

Unchanged Lineup at Corvette Racing for 2019  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing confirms unchanged driver lineups for 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season… by. John Dagys; January 2, 2019.

Return Of The Fat Man: Vengeance Racing's 1/2-Mile Weapon  Corvette Online

The "Fat Man" is coming to reclaim the Corvette 1/2-mile record. We take a look at Vengence Racing's radically updated 2006 twin turbo Z06 Corvette.

Winning not necessarily the key to IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup success  autoweek.com

The Rolex 24 at Daytona race winners in the prototype classes also came away from the race atop the leaderboard after the first of four rounds in the IMSA ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Recalls One of His Last Racing Memories Alongside His Father Dale Sr.  onecountry.com

In a recent podcast, Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflected on what the Rolex race, his last race with his dad Dale Earnhardt Sr., had meant to him.

Pod Rods: New Vettes and Brumos honored at Saturdays Rolex 24 among the car news this weekend  The Florida Times-Union

Not every bit of car news in the wintertime comes out of the Detroit auto show.Sunny Florida has it's share this weekend as the area car calendar begins to get ...

Corvette to continue racing C7.Rs in 2019  Racer

Corvette Racing will not debut a new GTLM car in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and instead will run its C7.Rs for a sixth ...

Corvette Racing notches third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech GT Le Mans championship  autoweek.com

It wasn't exactly how the team drew it up, but Corvette Racing won its third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class ...

Corvette Racing To Continue With Corvette C7.R In 2019  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will continue to race with the Corvette C7.R in IMSA in 2019, as the mid engine Corvette C8 won't be ready in time to meet homologation rules.

Watch These C6 ZR1s Do Drag Runs at 150 mph  CorvSport.com

Check out these C6 Corvette ZR1s and watch the cars launch down the dragstrip at insane speed. They're pulling 9-second runs at over 150 mph.

IMSA Petit Le Mans preview: How Corvette Racing can win GTLM title at Road Atlanta  autoweek.com

Corvette Racing would like nothing better than to wrap up its 20th year of racing with one more championship. And that championship could come on Saturday ...

SPY VIDEO: Corvette C8.R Testing at Sebring  Sportscar365

Watch spy footage, courtesy of YouTube user "Lanky Turtle" of the new mid-engined Corvette C8.R testing at Sebring International Raceway. The Pratt ...

Corvette Racing Has Been Bringing V8 Thunder To Le Mans For 20 Years: Video  GM Authority

A short video detailing Corvette Racing's 20 outings to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France over the past 20 years, where the Chevy team is always a fan favorite.

IMSA: #3 Corvette Racing wins 2018 GTLM team championship  Beyond the Flag

In a year that saw IMSA reach new heights of performance and popularity in all classes, the battle in GTLM was up for grabs between Ford and Corvette.

Corvette Racing plans to make Chevrolet history in Asia with its C7.R  Autoweek

Corvette Racing will close out its 20th season of competition in Asia, and its factory sports-car team plans to bring its C7.R race car to the FIA World Endurance ...

Corvette Racing reveals Redline livery for Shanghai WEC race  Yahoo Sports

Chevrolet has unveiled the livery in which its solo Corvette will race in the Shanghai FIA World Endurance Championship round later this month.

Drama at dusk for No. 3 Corvette  Racer

Corvette Racing had insisted before Petit Le Mans that it would be aggressive in the race despite its advantageous position, needing only to finish fourth to ...

Corvette Racing Gets No BoP Changes For 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will have no Balance of Performance Adjustments made to its Corvette C7.R for the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with IMSA only adjusting the ...

Chevrolet Corvette Racing shocker: Newest race car is not yellow  autoweek.com

Chevrolet has revealed the Redline livery that the No. 64 Redline/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R will feature when it races in the FIA World Endurance ...

Corvette Racing's Gavin, Milner Head To WEC Six Hours Of Shanghai  GM Authority

Two Corvette Racing drivers from the North American IMSA SportsCar Championship, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, are headed to the WEC 6 Hours of ...

Corvette Racing ponders Le Mans future  Racer

This weekend is a big one for Corvette Racing, which is making its 19th start in the Le Mans 24 Hours as part of its 20th anniversary as a team. A class win on ...

Corvette Racing Wins Third Consecutive IMSA Championship  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has won its third consecutive IMSA team championship in the GT Le Mans class, despite the No. 3 car finishing eighth at the Motul Petit Le ...

Corvette Racing Confirms Lineup for 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans  The Drive

Corvette Racing has confirmed a crew of familiar faces for its 2018 entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The American-based crew will compete with a two-car effort ...

Corvette Weight Change Caused by BoP "Error"  Sportscar365

The Corvette C7.R has received a minimum weight adjustment ahead of its FIA World Endurance Championship appearance at Shanghai this weekend.

Corvette Racing: 'Work To Do' To Make Rolex 24 Win Possible  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has said it has some work to do before it can challenge for a GTLM class win at the upcoming IMSA WeatherTech 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Corvette Racing Eighth In Rain Marred 6 Hours of Shanghai  GM Authority

Corvette Racing finished eighth in the rain-marred FIA WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai Sunday, the team keeping their noses clean in treacherous conditions to bring ...

Corvette Racing Shows Us The Perfect Pit Stop: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing teaches us how to do the perfect pit stop before it competes in the 6 Hours of Shanghai in China. Corvette Racing won the 2018 drivers champ.

Corvette Racing Confirms 6H Shanghai Entry  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing has confirmed that it will enter the Shanghai round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in November. A single Corvette C7.R will join the ...

Garcia Sets Track Record With Lime Rock Pole for Corvette Racing  The Drive

This weekend's IMSA WeatherTech GT-only round at Lime Rock Park will be led by Corvette Racing's No. 3 C7.R as Antonio Garcia set a class track record in ...

Gavin: Shanghai Debut Will Help Corvette "Stay Sharp"  Sportscar365

Oliver Gavin says Corvette Racing's FIA World Endurance Championship cameo at the 6 Hours of Shanghai will help to keep the team on its toes during the ...

Corvette Racing Eyes Victory As IMSA SportsCar Championship Enters Final Round  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has its eye on a 3rd consecutive Drivers' Championship as it heads into the final round of the 2018 IMSA SportsCar Championship at Road ...

Schwartz Performance Talks G-Machine Chassis Tech  Corvette Online

The byproduct of years of racing and performance driving, the G-Machine Chassis from Schwartz Performance is for the serious enthusiast.

Corvette Racing Could Be In For Tough Outing At WEC 6 Hours Of Shanghai  GM Authority

Corvette Racing could be in for a tough 6 hours of Shanghai after receiving a difficult Balance of Performance optimization that has made it 27 kg heavier.

Corvette Racing 'Redline' Livery Revealed For 6 Hours Of Shanghai  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has unveiled its new livery for the No. 64 Corvette C7.R as it heads to China to compete in the 2018 6 Hours of Shanghai. See it here.

Corvette Facing Tight Logistics Window For Shanghai  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing faces a "daunting" logistical challenge ahead of its maiden race in China… Daniel Lloyd. by. Daniel Lloyd; July 12, 2018. Photo: John Dagys.

Wayne Taylor Racing wins Motul Petit Le Mans, Corvette Racing takes GTLM  NBC Sports

IMSA Wire *Service*. Daytona Prototypes. BRASELTON, Ga. - The world renowned Motul Petit Le Mans is a 10-hour endurance test that on Saturday was ...

Gary Pratt And Jim Miller Talk About Building Winning Corvette Racing Machines  GM Authority

This video from Mobil 1 The Grid takes us into Pratt & Miller Engineering - the company responsible for Corvette Racing's race-winning machines.

Corvette Racing seeking ninth 24 Hours of Le Mans win  autoweek.com

Over the past two decades, Corvette Racing has done a whole lot of celebrating in victory lane -- 107 times to be exact. The next time it happens in the IMSA ...

Corvette Racing's Oliver Gavin ready for title defense  Racer

Corvette Racing veteran Oliver Gavin is ready to help the factory team defend its championship in IMSA's GT Le Mans class, and speaks with RACER's Marshall ...

Meet Ben Johnson - Corvette Racing Team Manager: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing Team Manager Ben Johnson has been on the job for more than two years now, working behind-the-scenes to make sure the team works ...

Sebring double tipped for Corvette  Racer

Word around the Road Atlanta paddock at Petit Le Mans has Corvette Racing entertaining thoughts of running both IMSA's 67th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of ...

The Badass Callaway Corvette GT3 Is Back For Another Race Season  GM Authority

Callaway Competition has changed the livery on its epic-sounding and badass-looking Corvette GT3 after three years of racing and will return racing for 2019.

Corvette Racing Qualifies Last In Class At WEC 6 Hours Of Shanghai  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will start last in the GTE Pro class at the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai after a difficult qualifying session at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Leading Up To Le Mans: Corvette Racing's Preparation And Practice Before The Race  TURNology

This weekend marks Corvette Racing's nineteenth straight year competing at the 24-hour Le Mans race. Check out these photos and videos of the preparations.

All the Exotic and Classic Cars at the 2019 Toronto Auto Show  Wheels.ca

Auto Exotica Guide of every car on display in the 100 Level of the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, at CIAS 2019.

Corvette Racing Handed Weight Penalty Heading Into WEC Shanghai Race  GM Authority

Corvette Racing's No. 64 Corvette C7.R, which will be running in this weekend's FIA Six Hours of Shanghai race, has been given a significant weight penalty.

Crashed Corvette totalled - West Kelowna News  Castanet.net

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m. A witness on scene says the driver of the crashed Corvette appeared to be elderly.

Chevy Corvette Z06 Heavily Upgraded To Resemble C7.R Race Car  Motor1.com

Speed Society took a standard Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and gave it a C7.R-inspired look to match the 850 horsepower generated by the upgraded V8 engine.

Inside Corvette Racing: Team Corvette's Gary Pratt  Corvette Online

In this just released video by Mobil 1 The Grid, we get a close-up view of the co-founder of Pratt & Miller Engineering, who also is a close friend and fellow team ...

Porsche Wins; Corvette Clinches GTLM Drivers' Title  Sportscar365

Nick Tandy pulled away from the field on the final restart and completed a fuel mileage run to take GT Le Mans class victory at Motul Petit Le Mans, while a rapid ...

Mustang Sampling and Corvette Racing Victorious at Long Beach  The Drive

Saturday's 100-minute IMSA contest in Long Beach concluded its two-class battle with the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadilac DPi-V.R and No. 4 Chevrolet ...

Divergent paths, hopes for Ford and Corvette at Petit  Racer

The Corvette and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing teams have two very different approaches to achieving the same goal at Petit Le Mans. While both are out to win ...

Corvette Racing at 12 Hours of Sebring: By the numbers  autoweek.com

Here's a look at some of the key numbers surrounding Corvette Racing's dominance at Sebring International Raceway and beyond: -- 1: As in one team, one ...

Corvette Racing posts Roar's quickest GTLM time  Sports Car Illustrated

Corvette Racing completed the Roar Before the 24 the final test ahead of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's season-opening Rolex 24 At ...

Corvette squad explains late-race double position switch  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Corvette Racing has explained that its double switch of position during the final stint of Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Road America was ...

Gavin: Corvette will bounce back from mediocre Le Mans  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Oliver Gavin, a five-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner with Corvette Racing, is convinced the team will "come back stronger in 2019" after a subdued ...

Corvette Racing took on Le Mans once again over the weekend.  Corvette Online

Corvette Racing, in their 20th consecutive season, made their 19th visit to Le Mans to compete in the world's most famous 24-hour race. They took their two C7.

All the Mid-Engine Corvette Race Car's Hidden Aero Secrets  RoadandTrack.com

New Chevrolet Corvette C8.R photos supplied to RoadandTrack.com reveal the brand's next-generation road car and GT Le Mans racer as an interesting ...

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