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[VIDEO] Watch the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park Grand Opening Ceremony

On the morning of August 28, 2014, the National Corvette Museum officially opened the NCM Motorsports Park, a 3.15 mile race facility in Bowling Green, KY.

A very large contingent of Corvette owners and enthusiasts were on hand to hear from Corvette Museum Executive Director Wendell Strode, along with the special guest representatives from Michelin, Mobil 1, Holley and Corvette Racing.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: Tough Going for Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs
Photo Credit: IMSA.com

Garcia, Taylor finish seventh in GTLM; crash results in ninth place for Gavin, Milner

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 24, 2014) – Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor led Corvette Racing’s effort at the Oak Tree Grand Prix with a seventh-place finish Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. The result keeps Garcia in the lead of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans driver standings and the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R entry first in the class team championship.

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Corvette Enthusiast Ed Glazer Sponsors the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park Skid Pad

Edward Glazer has fond memories of Corvettes dating back decades.

Now he and his wife Shari have made a generous donation to the new National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park, which will feature the Edward and Shari Glazer Vehicle Dynamics Area when the facility opens on Aug. 28 as part of the Museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and 5th National Corvette Caravan.

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2003 Corvette Le Mans Safety Car to Cross Russo and Steele's Monterey Auction Block

Here’s a 2003 Corvette with a very special history, and it could be yours Friday night during Russo and Steele’s 14th annual Monterey California Auction.

The Corvette, of course, celebrated its 50th birthday in 2003, and Chevrolet offered a distinctive 50th Anniversary package to anyone who wanted to buy it.

This car, though, went much further than a paint job, as it served as an official Safety Car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France that year.

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TUDOR Championship Series Releases 2015 Schedule

by Keith Cornett on August 13, 2014

TUDOR Championship Series Releases 2015 Schedule
Photo Credit: Richard Prince/Chevy Racing

We’re nearly through the first year of the unified sports car series featuring our beloved Corvette C7.Rs and while there have been some growing pains for the TUDOR Championship Series and its competitors, for the most part its been a successful year following the merger of the American Le Mans Series and GRAND-AM Rolex for sports car racing in North America.

Now with just three stops left in the 2014 series, the schedule for 2015 has been released and the Corvette C7.Rs and the GTLM class will be featured in 10 of the 12 races.

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Corvette Racing at COTA: Adding American Flavor to WEC Round

by Corvette Racing on August 11, 2014

Corvette Racing at COTA: Adding American Flavor to WEC Round

DETROIT (Aug. 8, 2014) – Corvette Racing will field a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in the Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the only race for the FIA World Endurance Championship in the U.S. The Corvette C7.R entry will have a distinctive American flavor with Tommy Milner, Jordan Taylor and Ricky Taylor teaming in the GTE Pro class at the venue in Austin, Texas.

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Corvette Racing at Road America: Sixth, Seventh in GTLM for Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs
Photo Credit: Jan Magnussen

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 10, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs placed sixth and seventh in a hectic GT Le Mans (GTLM) race at the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen led the team’s charge in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R with Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the No. 4 Corvette following at the finish.

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Corvette Racing at Road America: An Uphill Battle for Corvette C7.Rs
Photo Credit: IMSA.com

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 9, 2014) – Back at the site of its first test nearly a year ago, Corvette Racing’s two Corvette C7.Rs qualified sixth and eighth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class Saturday for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Oliver Gavin was the quickest Corvette driver with a lap of 2:04.650 (116.910 mph) in the No. 4 C7.R that he drives with Tommy Milner.

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Corvette Central to Sponsor the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park

The NCM Motorsports Park keeps picking up sponsors as it readies for its Grand Opening on Thursday, August 28th. The latest company to go racing with the Corvette Museum is our friends at Corvette Central.

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A Rare 1966 Vintage Corvette Racer up for Sale at Mecum Monterey

Another rare Corvette with a long history of racing success goes on the block at Mecum Auctions in Monterey, California Aug. 14-16.

This one is a 1966 convertible purchased new in Salt Lake City, Utah by Lynn Butler, whose intentions all along were to race his Corvette.

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