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Corvette Racing Finishes Seventh, Eighth At CTMP  GM Authority

Corvette Racing struggled for pace in the IMSA Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, finishing seventh and eighth in GTLM.

IMSA WeatherTech race at Watkins Glen a mixed bag for Corvette Racing

The Corvette Racing duo in the No. 3 Mobil 1/Sirius XM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R finished less than half a second behind the Porsche 911 RSR of Patrick Pilet ...

Corvette Racing: CTMP Track 'Feels Like Home'  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has had bad luck recently, but it is hoping to turn things around when it heads to a familiar track - Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Mosport).

"Difficult to Take" Early End in Race to Forget for Corvette  Sportscar365

Marcel Fassler said it was "difficult to take" his early end to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in what was a race to forget as a whole for Corvette Racing. The Pratt ...

Heartbreak for Corvette Racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Corvette Racing's hopes for a magical victory in its 20th straight appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans didn't come to pass, but the effort of the program was ...

Corvette Racing Calls Up Fassler To Sub For Injured Milner At CTMP  GM Authority

Corvette Racing has called up Marcel Fassler to sub for injured driver Tommy Milner at this weekend's upcoming Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix from CTMP in ...

Corvette Racing Dusts Off C7.R Backup Chassis For Watkins Glen  GM Authority

Corvette Racing will revert to a backup chassis for the IMSA Six Hours of Watkins Glen after one of its cars endured a heavy crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Everything we know about the 2020 C8 Chevy Corvette, officially named 'Stingray' - Autoblog  Autoblog

Here's our post detailing everything of significance we've seen and heard about the mid-engine Corvette from start to finish. Spy photos stretch from 2015 all the ...

Kevin Magnussen Would 'Love' To Race Le Mans In A Corvette  GM Authority

Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen could find himself behind the wheel of a GTE Pro Corvette, with the Dane saying he would "love" to race the car at Le Mans.

Classic Chevrolet Corvette IMSA race car: Leldon Blackwell Racing car No. 94 set a speed record at Daytona

These days it's not easy to come across a vintage Corvette that has IMSA racing history, but the 1968 Leldon Blackwell Corvette is just such a car. And we spent ...

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.

Corvette Tops Ford In Glen GT Qualifying  SPEED SPORT

If Saturday qualifying was any indication, the race in the GT Le Mans class Sunday may come down to a good, old-fashioned battle between Corvette and Ford.

Fehan "Looking to the Future" in Push for GT Convergence  Sportscar365

The prospects of seeing GTE and GT3 evolve into a single formula makes a "huge amount of sense" according to Corvette Racing program manager Doug ...

Porsche holds off Corvette in closing laps at the Glen for fourth straight IMSA GTLM win

There is no stopping Porsche right now in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class.

Corvette To Use Backup Chassis At Watkins Glen  Dailysportscar

Corvette Racing will enter this weekend's IMSA round at Watkins Glen with a backup chassis for their #4 Corvette C7.R. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner will be.

Magnussen on win drought: "Hard to come up with excuses"

Jan Magnussen admits that another near miss for Corvette Racing at Watkins Glen is frustrating, although he and teammate Antonio Garcia inched closer to the ...

Katech Builds Sequential-Shifted C7 Z06 Monster  Corvette Online

Katech has just released this sequentially-shifted C7 Z06 on the world. Even without their famous, horsepower-adding mojo, this Z-car is surely a monster.

American Race Tracks Beckon For This C1 Corvette Big Brake  GM Authority

This 1957 C1 Corvette Big Brake heading to Mecum's Dallas auction later this summer is a perfect car for any vintage racer in need of a new car to campaign.

C7 ZR1; Greatest, Most Powerful Production Corvette Ever?  Super Chevy Network

The C7 Corvette ZR1 historically closes out the era of the front-engine Corvettes with an astonishing roar and is arguably the greatest Corvette ever!

The New Chevy C8 Corvette Will Star at the Concours d'Elegance of America in Michigan July 26-28  Car and Driver

GM's design chief will be there to discuss the new Corvette as the July 26-28 classic car show aims for diversity on the show field and in surrounding events.

Pod Rods: The new Corvettes growl, the electrifying 100th anniversary Bentley, and manhole cover wheels  The Florida Times-Union

This weekend's Pod Rods has the latest tease from Chevrolet on the new mid-engine Corvette, plus a look at a new racing series without wheels, and a wild ...

Faced with a Choice, Garcia Went to Sports Cars and He's Never Regretted it

BOWMANVILLE, ON - Guys like me talk to guys like Corvette Racing's Antonio Garcia in hopes of hanging a story on a quote. So we'd been chatting for about ...

Marcel Fassler returns for unscheduled appearance in IMSA GTLM No. 4 Corvette in Canada

Fassler was pressed into emergency *service* this week as a stand-in after Tommy Milner was injured at the Glen. IMSA Wire *Service* · Share · Tweet · Pin It ...

Huge contingent of Canadians on hand for IMSA Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

There are 31 drivers from Canada competing in one or more of the four IMSA-sanctioned series this weekend. IMSA Wire *Service* · Share · Tweet · Pin It · Email ...

Cars We Remember: IMSA Cadillac prototypes and the biggest Cadillacs ever  Post South

Q: Greg, I'm retired and a lifelong Cadillac fan. Can you give an update on their auto racing teams I see on TV? I'd also like if you could tell a little about the many ...

Long-awaited mid-engine Corvette C8 debuts Thursday  The Detroit News

After denying the existence of the mid-engine Corvette C8 for years, the automaker drove a camouflaged one through Times Square in April. (Photo: GM).

Porsche scores IMSA record fifth consecutive GTLM class win in Canada

It doesn't matter which side of the border they're on, there is no stopping Porsche right now in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

How Chevrolet Corvette Wheel Designs Have Changed, From 1953-1996  Motor Trend

The illustrated design history of Chevrolet Corvette wheels, part 1: C1 to C4; from basic steel wheels to high-tech cast-aluminum alloy.

CTMP Post-Race Notebook  Sportscar365

***Oliver Jarvis scored his third career IMSA victory and second overall, his last coming in the 2013 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, in the final LMP1 win for ...

Tuned Hellcat Redeye Drag Races Corvette ZR1, Destruction Occurs  autoevolution

The Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye and the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 are far from direct rivals, but try to tell this to any drag racer and you'll be treated with a ...

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.

What To Watch For: IMSA Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

It's the one and only trip north of the border for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the annual summer stretch rolls on with Sunday's Mobil ...

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 ...

Show-Winning And Drag-Race Ready. This '63 Corvette Can Do It All  Corvette Online

The '63 Corvette is an icon. If you modify a little, it's still an icon. Gary Hayden knows if you modify it a lot, it's awesome.

Land Speed Races celebrate '10th year of all-out speed' at Loring  The County

LIMESTONE, Maine - Racers from across the country have been traveling to Loring for 10 years to share their love of high-speed driving. This year, about 85 ...

Watch The C7 Corvette GT3-R Tackle Japan's Suzuka Circuit: Video  GM Authority

Watch the Callaway C7 Corvette GT3-R tackle the Japan's world famous Suzuka Circuit ahead of its first 10 Hours of Suzuka outing in August of this year.

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 ...

LaJoie, Go Fas Racing to honor Dale Jarrett with Darlington throwback  NASCAR

The No. 32 Go Fas Racing Ford driven by Corey LaJoie will pay tribute to Dale Jarrett during the Official Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway.

Northeast Grand Prix Entry List Notebook  PaddockTalk

Staff Report IMSA Wire *Service* DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, July 20 is the first of two standalone races ...

Gavin "battling to understand" how Fassler to blame for crash, Edition: Global

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 ...

IMSA: Corvette to use backup chassis at Watkins Glen after Le Mans crash  Motorsport Week

Corvette Racing will be using a backup chassis at this weekend's Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen. After Marcel Fassler was involved in a significant crash at in...

Corvette, Garcia Nip Ford In Back-And-Forth Watkins Glen Qualifying Session  PaddockTalk

Staff Report IMSA Wire *Service* Qualifying Results WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - If Saturday's qualifying session for the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins ...

Colin Braun Sweeps CTMP WeatherTech Friday Practices

CORE autosport's Colin Braun was the fastest man at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last season en route to victory in an ORECA 07-Gibson. Switching to.

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.

Porsche Scores Record Fifth Consecutive GTLM Class Win At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park  Speedway Digest

It doesn't matter which side of the border they're on, there is no stopping Porsche right now in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The hott...

Corvette SR-2 Under Construction Back in 1956  Super Chevy Network

Corvette SR-2 racing prototype under construction in 1956.

Post 6H Watkins Glen News & Notes (Updated)  Dailysportscar

UPDATE: GTD team Moorespeed (featured below) will not take part in this weekend's meeting at CTMP. The entry list revealed for the weekend features 36 cars.

Porsche's Watkins Glen win was "textbook example of teamwork"

Steffen Hollwarth, Porsche's program manager in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship, says victory for Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet in the Sahlen's 6 ...

Carlisle Events' New Website Helps You Plan All The Fun  Corvette Online

Corvettes at Carlisle is always stuffed full of fun and comradery. With everything planned for this year's event, make a schedule so you can take it all in.

C7 Pays Homage to Legendary Penske 1963 Grand Sport  Super Chevy Network

2017 Corvette C7 is a tribute to the Roger Penske 1963 Corvette Grand Sport.

Happy 66th Birthday To The Iconic Chevrolet Corvette  GM Authority

Today is the 66th birthday of the Chevrolet Corvette and, with generations of success and a next-generation model around the corner, there's plenty to celebrate.

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.

With a number of engine options on the table, the C8 will have soundtracks for all tastes  Top Speed

We'll find out soon if the most hyped GM product of the last few decades will live up to everyone's sky-high expectations. Until we get to take the C8 out for a spin, ...

Sixty Years of Corvettes at Le Mans

Corvette Racing might be celebrating its 20th appearance at Le Mans this year, but America's sports car has a much longer history at the famous 24-hour race.

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 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.

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.

Aston Martin's five greatest races  Goodwood Road and Racing

The Aston Martin motorsport story is a long one. There have been some disappointments and moments of extreme sadness, but, overall, it's a tale littered with ...

Dane Cameron, Harry Tincknell Fastest in Watkins Glen WeatherTech Practices

Acura Team Penske's Dane Cameron was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (June 28) at Watkins Glen ...

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 ...

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.

Pace Laps: Big Moments For NASCAR's Up-And-Coming Talents In Alex Bowman, Cole Custer

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Alex Bowman's Big Moment He was the quiet, unassuming replacement for Dale Earnhardt Jr. that spent years toiling in.

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.

How Owning a Chevrolet Corvette Could Be a Savvy Investment  Yahoo News

Chevrolet launched its Corvette Stingray in the Philippines. Not only is the iconic nameplate highly coveted by fans of performance cars, it also has a history of ...

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.

How This Stock 2019 Corvette ZR1 Ran A 9.64s Quarter-Mile: Video  GM Authority

Click to find out how this bone stock 2019 Corvette ZR1 can run a 9.64s pass in the quarter-mile at 142 mph and to see a video of it in action at the dragstrip.

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.

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 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 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 ...

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. 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 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.

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

Corvette Racing stands a good shot at earning its 100th victory in the team's history next weekend as it heads to the IMSA Long Beach Grand Prix in California.

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 ...

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.

Corvette Upbeat After Test Day Form, Regs Changes  Sportscar365

Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan credits a number of factors including Michelin's newly shared WEC/IMSA tire and extensive simulator sessions ...

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 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 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 ...

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.

Canada's Wickens hopes to race again; will lead warmup lap of Toronto Indy

TORONTO - Almost a year after a horrific crash left Robert Wickens a paraplegic, it took just a few seconds earlier this week for the Canadian to feel the ...

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 ...

Division 1 Lucas Oil Series races to partial completion at Lebanon Valley

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series for the Northeast Division was at Lebanon Valley Dragway this weekend. Alcohol Dragster (Jackie Fricke). Alcohol ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Chevy Corvette Drivers Series celebrates racing achievements with style  CNET

While the world waits with bated breath for the midengine Corvette, Chevrolet still has some special editions up its sleeve for the current Corvette C7 model.

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.

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.

Cowie, Hough lead Saturday winners at Mission Raceway Division 6 doubleheader

Mission Raceway wrapped up its Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series doubleheader event with Shawn Cowie and Biran Hough leading the list of winners at the ...

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 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 ...

Racing Roundup: Grand Prix leftovers, Le Mans, VARAC at CTMP and all the rest of the news

Racing Roundup: Toyota won the 24 Hours of Le Mans, again, and the VARAC Festival at CTMP celebrated 50 years of Formula Ford in Canada. I'll get to those ...

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.

Corvette Racing: A Champion's Mentality  Sportscar365

A look at Corvette Racing's preparations for 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season… Avatar. by. Sportscar365 Staff; March 4, 2019 ...


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 ...

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