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CORVETTE RACING SETS NEW FULL-SEASON DRIVER LINEUP FOR 2020

For the first time in nearly a decade, Corvette Racing will feature a new full-season driver roster for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. As the program prepares for its initial campaign with the new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, Jordan Taylor will join Corvette Racing on a full-time basis starting with the Rolex 24 At Daytona in … Continue reading

MAGNUSSEN TO EXPLORE FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES AWAY FROM CORVETTE RACING

Jan Magnussen will explore new driving opportunities for 2020 away from Corvette Racing. Since joining Corvette Racing in 2004, Magnussen has played a major role in the team’s success, with 35 victories, including four in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and one in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, four IMSA championships and 17 pole … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: TOUGH FIGHT TO CLOSE C7.R ERA

Corvette Racing ended its run with the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Saturday with fourth- and seventh-place class finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller led Corvette Racing’s effort in the final … Continue reading

CHEVROLET DEBUTS MID-ENGINE C8.R FOR NEXT RACING SEASON

Chevrolet begins a new chapter in its storied racing legacy with the introduction of the new mid-engine Corvette race car, known as the C8.R. The C8.R will be Chevrolet’s first mid-engine race car to compete in IMSA’s GTLM class and the first clean sheet race car design since the C5.R debuted in 1999. It will … Continue reading

JAN MAGNUSSEN READY TO FINISH OUT 2019 SEASON WITH CORVETTE RACING

With just one more race to go in 2019, Danish ace Jan Magnussen is looking to end the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on a high note when the series rolls into Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for Motul Petit Le Mans. Magnussen and teammate Antonio Garcia currently sit third in the drivers’ title race, and while … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: HOPING TO CLOSE ON A HIGH NOTE

Corvette Racing will close the 2019 season – and the era of the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R – this weekend at a familiar location. Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta plays host to Corvette Racing and the rest of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the annual 10-hour Petit Le Mans on Saturday. This will be the 23rd … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: AGGRESSIVE STRATEGY NETS GTLM PODIUM

An aggressive race strategy paid off for Corvette Racing on Sunday as Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen landed on the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class podium in the Monterey SportsCar Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R placed third in the next-to-last round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar … Continue reading

IMSA LAGUNA SECA QUALIFYING ROUND UP

BMW Team RLL Qualifies First and Third at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca BMW Team RLL looks poised to continue its success at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a strong 1-3 qualifying effort this afternoon in preparation for tomorrow’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race. Setting a new GTLM class qualifying record of 1:21.557 minutes around the … Continue reading

MAGNUSSEN CHASING MORE SUCCESS AT LAGUNA SECA

Jan Magnussen and the No. 3 Corvette Racing team have their sights set on chasing more Monterey success this weekend at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca. Laguna Seca presents a unique challenge to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field, as the technical, low-grip track and extreme elevation change tests both the cars and the drivers in … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: TWENTY-FIRST TRIP TO MONTEREY

Corvette Racing heads westward again this week with sights set on WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and an eighth class victory in 21 appearances on the Monterey Peninsula. The Monterey Sports Car Championship is the 10th of 11 events for Corvette Racing in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The goals are simple: score a 100th … Continue reading

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