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Chevrolet Claims 10th ALMS Manufacturer Championship

by Corvette Racing on October 7, 2013

Chevrolet Claims 10th ALMS Manufacturer ChampionshipPhoto Credit: JanMagnussen.dk

Corvette Racing delivers another Bowtie title with VIR victory

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 5, 2013) – Chevrolet added to its record-setting tally in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday by wrapping up its 10th manufacturer championship. A third-place class finish by the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway was enough to clinch the GT manufacturer title with one round of the ALMS remaining.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: A 10th ALMS Team Championship

by Corvette Racing on October 6, 2013

Corvette Racing at VIR: A 10th ALMS Team Championship

Garcia/Magnussen 3rd, Gavin/Milner 6th on title-winning day

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 5, 2013) – For the 10th time in the 15 years of the American Le Mans Series, Corvette Racing can lay claim to an ALMS team championship. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen finished third in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway in their No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R to clinch both the ALMS manufacturer and team titles with one round of the series to go.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: Uphill Climb Following Qualifying

by Keith Cornett on October 4, 2013

Corvette Racing at VIR: Uphill Climb Following Qualifying

Magnussen eighth in GT; Milner ninth following spin on oil slick

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 4, 2013) – Corvette Racing faces a tall mountain to climb for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway. The two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs qualified eighth and ninth Friday in the American Le Mans Series’ ultra-competitive GT class.

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Bondurant Offering 30% Discount on 4-Day Grand Prix Road Racing Course

We’re not sure how the government shutdown ties into learning how to drive fast cars faster, but if the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving wants to offer 30% off their 4-day Grand Prix Road Racing course, we’re all for it!

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[VIDEO] First C7 Corvette Non-Z51 Seven-Speed Manual Quarter Mile Run

On Sunday, Hennessey Performance ran a 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the Z51 package and the 6-speed auto in the quarter mile. Today, Jalopnik brings us what they are calling the first customer-owned three-pedal quarter mile. More significant we believe is that it’s the first quarter mile run by a non-Z51 C7 Corvette with a 7-speed manual transmission.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: GT Championship in Sight

by Corvette Racing on October 2, 2013

Corvette Racing at VIR: GT Championship in Sight

ALMS manufacturer, team titles within reach in next-to-last round

DETROIT (Oct. 1, 2013) – Twelve months ago, Corvette Racing and Chevrolet celebrated a championship weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). Now let’s fast-forward to the present day – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing are on the verge of securing a repeat championship titles in the American Le Mans Series… once again at VIR.

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[VIDEO] Hennessey Runs C7 Corvette Stingray at the Drag Strip

Hennessey builds some of the meanest cars under the sun and now they’ve gotten their hands on the new C7. Uh oh. It probably won’t be too long before it has seven trillion (or maybe just a thousand) horsepower. But below is video of a quarter-mile run with the C7 as it was delivered to them – bone stock.

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[VIDEO] Autocrossing a 500-hp 1965 Corvette

by Keith Cornett on September 30, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

We recently brought you the story of Brian Hobaugh and his 500-hp 1965 Corvette that his family has been autocrossing for the last 30 years. Here is a video of Hobaugh actually autocrossing the red Sting Ray coupe at Crows Landing in August. Love that sound!!

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No. 10 Corvette DP Driven by Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor Captures 2013 Rolex Series Championship

Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor picked up their third straight win (and fifth of the season) in the season finale at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn., in the process earning the 2013 DP Drivers’ Championship in their No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP). It was the fourth win in a row at Lime Rock Park for the two drivers.

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Corvette Racing at Austin: Thrilling Victory for Garcia, Magnussen

Third win of season and GT championship lead for No. 3 Compuware Corvette

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 21, 2013) – Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia scored their second straight victory in the American Le Mans Series’ GT class on Saturday, winning the eighth round of the championship at Circuit of The Americas. Garcia led the final 58 minutes in his No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R under intense pressure to win by less than a second.

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