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[PICS] Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 82nd Edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans featured all the drama and excitement that we’ve come to expect from the Super Bowl of road racing. But this year was a bit more special for Corvette enthusiasts who watched Corvette Racing’s new C7.Rs make their debut on the world stage. After 24 hours of hard racing, the C7.Rs finished 2nd and 4th in the GTE Pro class with the checkered flag belonging to Ferrari.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Runner-Up Finish for Corvette C7.R
Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Chevy Racing

Garcia, Magnussen, Taylor lead Corvette Racing effort with GTE Pro podium

LE MANS, France (June 15, 2014) – The new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R is a podium finisher in its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor were runners- up in the GTE Pro class in Corvette Racing’s No. 73 Corvette C7.R thanks to late-race heroics by the trio.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Spirit of Le Mans Award for Fehan

Receives prestigious honor from Le Mans governing body

DETROIT (June 13, 2014) – Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan is presented with the Spirit of Le Mans award today from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fehan, who oversees the Corvette Racing program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor the day before the start of the 82nd running of Le Mans.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Corvette Racing’s No.74 Corvette C7.R is shown during practice and qualifying sessions for the 82nd 24 Hours of Le Mans. Camera angles change from on-board to trackside and the beautiful Corvette exhaust provides a fantastic soundtrack.

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Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Second and Fourth in Qualifying for Corvette C7.Rs

LE MANS, France (June 13, 2014) – Corvette Racing will start second and fourth Saturday in the GTE Pro class for the 24 Hours of Le Mans following strong qualifying runs for its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. Antonio Garcia set a best time of 3:54.777 (129.867 mph) in the No. 73 Corvette C7.R and Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 74 Corvette C7.R fourth in class at 3:55.190 (129.618 mph) – encouraging starts for each of the two Corvette Racing entries.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Hear the sweet sounds of the all new Corvette C7.R during night practice at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The all new Corvette C7.R is shown during the first night practice on historic track at La Sarthe. The C7.Rs are equipped with direct injection and new stiffer frame. The car should be formidable competitor in the GTE Pro class at the 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Garcia Leads Corvette Attack on First Day

Spaniard fourth among GTE Pro runners in No. 73 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

LE MANS, France (June 12, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars sit fourth and ninth in the GTE Pro class after Wednesday’s first qualifying session at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. An additional pair of two-hour qualifying sessions are set for Thursday and will help determine the grid for this year’s twice-around-the-clock enduro.

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