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Corvette Racing Suffers Bitter Defeat In Final Le Mans Outing With C7.R  GM Authority

GM factory team Corvette Racing walked away empty handed from the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans after both the No. 63 and No. 64 Corvette C7.R entries ...

Three Manufacturers Receive Extra Weight in Test Day BoP  Sportscar365

The GTE Balance of Performance tables for this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day have been released, with three manufacturers receiving weight ...

Aston, Corvette take hit in BoP change on eve of Le Mans 24 Hours

Aston Martin and Corvette have both been penalised in the latest GTE Pro class Balance of Performance issued for the Le Mans 24 Hours.

How Corvette Racing Won Over The French Fans At Le Mans  GM Authority

Listen to stories from General Motors factory race team Corvette Racing's first appearance at the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race from 2000.

Sixty Years of Corvettes at Le Mans

Looking for great stories about Corvettes racing at The 24 Hours of Le Mans? Look no further than this podcast that you can listen to while scrolling through this ...

20 years on, Corvette continues to write Le Mans history  Racer

You can't get a true impression of just how much the Le Mans 24 Hours means to Corvette Racing until you sit down and talk to some of the key people involved.

Corvette Racing Sets Fast Qualifying Pace At Le Mans, Time Disallowed  GM Authority

Corvette Racing showed strong pace in the first qualifying session for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but it will have to wait for Q2 to try to and set class pole.

Corvette Racing's Le Mans tales, with Doug Fehan  Racer

As RACER celebrates Corvette Racing's 20th anniversary at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, program manager Doug Fehan (pictured above with driver Antonio ...

Stories From Corvette Racing's 20 Years at Le Mans

On the 20th anniversary of Corvette Racing's immensely successful participation at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, program manager Doug Fehan returns to the ...

Corvette C7.R Could Keep Racing Under French Team Larbre Competition  GM Authority

With Corvette Racing expected to retire the Corvette C7.R at the end of this season and switch to a new car based on the mid-engine Corvette C8, we predicted ...

Corvette Racing Happy After Positive 24 Hours Of Le Mans Test  GM Authority

GM team Corvette Racing is feeling positive after a successful test at Circuit de la Sarthe ahead of this year's running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France.

No. 63 Corvette C7.R To Start Third For 24 Hours of Le Mans  GM Authority

The No. 63 Corvette C7.R has qualified third in GTE Pro for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans, while the No. 64 Corvette C7.R sister car will start from 11th.

Corvette Racing Heads To France For The 2019 24 Hours Of Le Mans  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has already departed for France, with the General Motors factory team set to participate in the annual Le Mans Test Day.

'The Marshall Pruett Podcast' Ep. 591: Talking Corvette Racing at Le Mans with Doug Fehan

On the 20th anniversary of Corvette Racing's immensely successful participation at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, program manager Doug Fehan returns to the ...

Corvette Racing, 20 Years At Le Mans  Dailysportscar

Corvette Racing mark 20 consecutive years at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2019, in tribute here, in the pictures of John Brooks and David Lord, is every one of their.

Fassler Thankful For Corvette Safety After Heavy Le Mans Crash: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing driver Marcel Fassler was thankful for the car's safety after he was punted off the track by a GTE Am Porsche during the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Le Mans 2019 results: Positions and standings as No 8 wins 24 Hours after Toyota changed wrong tyre on No 7  The Independent

Toyota took an expected victory in the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, but noe was prepared for the controversial ending that saw the No 7 car lose the win an hour ...

Corvette Racing's Doug Fehan Reflects On 20 Years Of Racing At Le Mans: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will participate in its 20th straight 24 Hours of Hours of Le Mans this year - a massive achievement for the General Motors' factory team.

Atherton Calling for GT Convergence Talks  Sportscar365

IMSA President Scott Atherton has expressed the desire to re-open GT convergence talks in order to be "proactive" on the potential fate of the GTE platform.

Bad Driving Makes Corvette Z06, Camaro ZL1 Race Too Close: Video  GM Authority

A pair of drag races between a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and a C7 Corvette Z06 ends with surprising results, as bad launches handicap the Corvette.

GTE Pro Porsche, Corvette represent as scrutineering begins  Racer

Most of the 22 cars that presented themselves through scrutineering and filtered through the center of Le Mans today were from LMP1 and LMP2. Two key GTE ...

The New Face of Vintage Racing

Vintage racing was once a cut-and-dried affair, but the past ain't what it used to be.

Keating Motorsports Ford GT wins GTE Am class at 24 Hours of Le Mans

The No. 85 Keating Motorsports Ford GT shared by Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Brazilian racer Felipe Fraga dominated much of the 24 hours in GTE ...

Toyota, Porsche ante up in second Le Mans qualifying  Racer

With two thirds of qualifying now complete at Le Mans, Toyota looks poised to take pole, its TS050 HYBRIDs provisionally sitting first and second in the times.

Le Mans Sunday Notebook - Sportscar365  Sportscar365

***A total of 22 cars of the expanded 62-car entry to this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans completed scrutineering on Sunday at the Place de la Republique in ...

New GRID Game On The Way, Will Feature Corvette C7.R: Video  GM Authority

Renowned racing title GRID has announced a return after a five-year hiatus, with Codemasters set to release the next instalment in the series this year.

Toyota paces Le Mans Test Day, Corvette tops GTE Pro  Racer

It will come as no surprise that Toyota Gazoo Racing's pair of TS050 HYBRIDs topped the times in the Le Mans Test Day, the Japanese marque returning to La ...

24 Hours of Le Mans 2019: TV coverage, live stream, start time, qualifying results  Sporting News

When is the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2019? Here is how (and when) to watch the biggest sports car race in the world, including TV coverage and live stream info ...

Gavin "battling to understand" how Fassler to blame for crash

Oliver Gavin says he finds it baffling that Corvette stablemate Marcel Fassler was judged to blame for the crash that eliminated the #64 car from the Le Mans 24 ...

Le Mans 24h: Lopez stretches lead at two-thirds distance

Jose Maria Lopez pulled away from teammate Kazuki Nakajima to put the #7 Toyota some 80 seconds clear of the sister car as the Le Mans 24 Hours reached ...

Will the 2019 Indy 500 Be the Last to Have a Front-Engined Corvette as a Pace Car?  Car and Driver

The impending debut of the mid-engined C8 Corvette has us thinking that the C7-generation 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport serving pace-car duties at ...

Corvette team reviews 2019 C7 Corvette  Super Chevy Network

The Corvette Team reviews the 2019 C7 status and discusses the new C8 mid-engine offering.

Cars We Remember: Getting to know Zora Arkus-Duntov, his Grand Sport Corvettes and an upcoming 2020 mid-engine 'Zora' Corvette  Butler County Times Gazette

Q: Greg I enjoyed your article on the upcoming 2020 mid-engine C8 Corvette and rumors of a probable Zora edition. Would you tell us about Zora Arkus-Duntov ...

Mid-Engine C8 Corvette Teaser's Easter Eggs Detailed: Video  GM Authority

The mid-engine C8 Corvette is nearly here and Chevrolet is full steam ahead on the hype train. A new teaser video shows the reason origins of the ME Corvette.

The Most Expensive Hot Wheels Cars and Trucks Ever Made  Fatherly

Hot Wheels cars and trucks have been around for 50 years. In that time, a number of collectible models have released. Here are the ten rarest and most ...

Tadge Juechter, Corvette's Fifth Chief Engineer  Super Chevy Network

Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter delivered the C7 Corvette, the C7 Z06, the C7 Grand Sport, the C7 ZR1 and soon the 2020 mid-engine C8 Corvette.

IMSA Competitors Geared Up for 24 Hours of Le Mans  Speedway Digest

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship fans will once again have plenty of favorites to cheer for in the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 15-16. The Le Ma...

Toyota Is Making a New Hypercar to Race at Le Mans in 2021

The team with the best chance to win Le Mans this Sunday, Toyota Gazoo Racing, just announced that it'll be back for the 2020/2021 World Endurance ...

Le Mans 24h: Toyota, Corvette out front after four hours  Yahoo Sports

Toyota kept the 87th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours under lock and key heading into the fifth hour of the race, with the factory hybrids running just under a ...

Pro Mod C2 Corvette Crashes Hard At NHRA Heartland Nationals: Video  GM Authority

The NHRA Heartland Nationals were held in Topeka, Kansas this past weekend and a handful of wrecks kept safety crews busy, including Pro Mod racer ...

Gallery: 24 great images of Le Mans scrutineering  Yahoo Sports

The build-up to the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend continued with scrutineering - here are the best images of one of the most iconic elements of sportscar ...

Cadillac Falls Short In Tough Home IMSA Race At Detroit: Video  GM Authority

General Motors dominance on the streets of the Detroit is over, with Acura winning Saturday's IMSA Chevrolet Sportscar Classic from Detroit's Belle Isle Park.

Risi Set for Petit Le Mans Return  Sportscar365

Risi Competizione will contest October's Motul Petit Le Mans, with other end-of-season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races under consideration ...

Watch A Cadillac Escalade Drag Race A Stock Ferrari 488  GM Authority

To demonstrate the speed of its 850-horsepower HPE800 Cadillac Escalade, Hennessey has lined its tuned Escalade up against a stock Ferrari 488 for a drag ...

Mobil 1 Named Certified Motor Oil of Chevrolet Presentation Crate Engines  NewsSimatic

To make accumulating and connecting crate engines calmer than ever, ExxonMobil and Overall Motors (GM) have professed that Mobil 1™, the world's foremost ...

This Is Why The Mid-Engine Corvette C8 Is Codenamed ZERV  GM Authority

The hotly anticipated mid-engine Corvette C8 is assigned internal codename ZERV, likely as a nod to Zora Arkus-Duntov and his early CERV concept vehicles.

Le Mans Post-Race Notebook  Sportscar365

***This year's 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid of Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi completed 385 laps, three ...

Le Mans 24 Hours Preview, Part 3: GTE Pro  Dailysportscar

With the announcement in recent days of the departure of the factory programmes of BMW and Ford from the FIA WEC, indeed the end of the Ford ...

Tuned C7 Corvette ZR1 Posts A Wicked Eight Second Quarter Mile: Video  GM Authority

The quarter-mile record for the C7 Corvette ZR1 has been broken, with a 1000 horsepower example setting a quarter-mile of 8.86 seconds at 154 mph on stock ...

The F1 grid contesting 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours

An entire Formula 1 grid can be made out of drivers who are racing at Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend - but can you name them all?

Corvette Racing In The Hunt For Points As IMSA Heads To Mid Ohio  GM Authority

Three races into the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship and Corvette Racing is third in class, with the two yellow Corvette C7.Rs struggling in the ...

Simon Pagenaud Loves His New Wine Red C7 Corvette Grand Sport  GM Authority

2019 Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud talks about his new C7 Corvette Grand Sport, which he won as a prize for taking victory in the historic American race.

Why The Corvette Grand Sport Exists  GM Authority

Some have called the Corvette Grand Sport nothing more than a "fake" Z06. But there's more to it, as evidenced by the story behind the Grand Sport name.

Gallery: Get set for the Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day  Yahoo Sports

Teams have gathered in Le Mans for the Test Day ahead of this year's 24-hour race. Here are 50 great images ahead of Sunday's running, click on the arrows to ...

Corvette Racing, Other American Teams Confirmed For Le Mans  GM Authority

The final entry list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been published by the ACO, with Corvette Racing's two entries now confirmed for the annual enduro.

Chevy Corvette C7.R Will Retire From Racing in 2019, Give Way to New C8.R: Report  The Drive

General Motors' confirmation that the eighth-generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, the mid-engined "C8," will debut on July 18, spells an imminent end to the ...

Jan Magnussen on Corvette Racing, Son Kevin and a 3.5-Hour Bar Fight

At age 45, Jan Magnussen has had a substantial career in motorsports. He made his way up through the ranks of open wheel feeder series all the way up to.

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 ...

No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R Keeps IMSA Points Lead At Mid Ohio, Corvette Racing 2nd In GTLM  GM Authority

The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R finished fourth overall at Mid-Ohio, while the No. 3 Corvette Racing car was second in the GTLM class.

Corvette Racing Could Get Its 100th IMSA Win Next Weekend  GM Authority

Corvette Racing could take its 100th win next weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship heads to California for the 2019 BUBBA Burger ...

Corvette Racing Reflects on 2018 IMSA Season: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing and Mobil 1 have put together a video reflecting on the 2018 season and looking ahead to the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar ...

Corvette Racing Confirms 1,000 Miles Of Sebring Entry  GM Authority

What was previously just a rumor is now official: Corvette Racing will race in both the WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring and the IMSA 12 Hours of Sebring next month.

Countdown to Le Mans 2019: The LM GTE Pro Class  The Checkered Flag

Meet the LM GTE Pro grid ahead of the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Corvette Racing Qualifies 3rd, 5th In Class For 12 Hours Of Sebring  GM Authority

Antonio Garcia qualified third in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R for the 2019 12 Hours of Sebring, while Tommy Milner put the No. 4 Corvette C7.R sister car in fifth.

Unchanged Lineup at Corvette Racing for 2019  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing will head into the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with an unchanged driver lineup, with Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, ...

Corvette Racing Still Looking For 100th IMSA Win After Long Beach Thriller  GM Authority

Corvette Racing narrowly missed out on its 100th IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship win in this past weekend's Sports Car Grand Prix from Long ...

Corvette Racing Qualifies 2nd, 9th For 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona  GM Authority

The two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs of Corvette Racing will start their 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona from second and ninth in class after a tough qualifying session.

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

The first 42 entries for this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans have been published by the race organizers at the ACO, but the two usual Corvette Racing cars have not ...

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.

Corvette Racing Eighth In FIA WEC 1,000 Miles Of Sebring  GM Authority

Corvette Racing struggled in the FIA WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring, with the No. 63 Corvette C7.R finishing eighth in class after experiencing issues in the pits.

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 ...

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.

Corvette Racing A No-Show At WEC Sebring Test  GM Authority

Corvette Racing chose not to participate in the private FIA World Endurance Championship test Sebring International Raceway this past weekend.

Oliver Gavin Is The Most Successful Corvette Racing Driver Ever: Video  GM Authority

Corvette Racing is in its 21st year of operation and Oliver Gavin has been present for almost all of them, having been on the roster for 18 straight seasons.


The No. 3 C7.R of Corvette Racing managed a 3rd place GTLM-class finish at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 12 Hours of Sebring race last ...

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.

Chevy Corvette Drivers Series celebrates racing achievements with style  CNET

Four specific Corvette Racing drivers inspired these appearance packages.

Corvette Seeking 100th IMSA Win in Long Beach  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing's quest for its elusive 100th win in IMSA competition will continue next weekend on the streets of Long Beach, the site of the team's most recent ...

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's "Reunion" of Former Staff in Sebring Double-Duty  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing has called on former staff who have moved on to other GM projects to help run its expanded two-championship approach at Sebring. The Pratt ...

Corvette Racing Sets Goals For GTLM In 2019  TURNology

On the heels of a hard-fought 2018, the Corvette Racing team is beginning this season with a fire in their gut and solid goals in their hearts and minds.

Mid-Engined Chevy Corvette Race Car Spied Track Testing At Night  Motor1 UK

There's a word in French that best describes what you will see in the video at the top of this article. The test prototype here is not just a regular car, but a bolide ...

Jan Magnussen: Runner-up spot at Mid-Ohio puts us in title hunt columnist Jan Magnussen and co-driver Antonio Garcia were on the podium again for Corvette Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar ...

C5-R Corvette Retrospective: A Factory, World-Class Race Corvette  TURNology

The C5-R Corvette brought the marque onto the world racing stage. With only eleven made, here is a brief history of these cars.

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 ...

Chevrolet Celebrates Racing History With 2019 Corvette Drivers Series | News

January 28, 2019 - Chevrolet celebrates its racing history with special appearance editions of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette that were designed by and named for ...

2019 Chevy Corvette Drivers Series Editions Debut At Daytona [UPDATE]  Motor1 UK

The Chevy Corvette Drivers Series Editions get special paint and trim combinations, including one with Corvette Racing's Jake skull emblem.

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 '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.

No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R Wins 12 Hours Of Sebring, Corvette Racing 3rd In GTLM  GM Authority

The No. 31 Action Express Racing/Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R team of Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani and Eric Curran has won the 2019 12 Hours of ...

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 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.

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: '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 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 ...

Corvette Racing notches third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech GT Le Mans championship

Eighth-place finish at Motul Petit Le Mans good enough for No. 3 Corvette Racing car to win championship. IMSA Wire *Service*. Share · Tweet · Pin It · Email ...

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.

Corvette Racing reveals Redline livery for Shanghai WEC race, Edition: Global

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

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.

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