Every week following a TUDOR United Sports Car Championship Race, the Wall Street Journal hosts a vote sponsored by Microsoft’s Visual Studio for the race team of the week. As Corvette Racing won the vote in round 6 following their 3rd consecutive win at Watkins Glen, they are in contention for the 2014 Team to Win Award Grand Prize.
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The factory Viper racing program is no more.
Despite winning both the 2014 Driver and Team Championships in this year’s inaugural TUDOR United Sports Car Championship and coming in second place for the Manufacturers Title, Chrysler has decided to end the Viper’s race program.
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DETROIT (Sept. 30, 2014) – Corvette Racing closes the inaugural year of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this weekend with the 17th running of Petit Le Mans – the annual 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta. Saturday’s event has high stakes for the factory Corvette program in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) classes with the Drivers Championship on the line.
Corvette Racing made their first appearance in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) outside of Le Mans recently at the Lone Star Le Mans in Austin, Texas. While their finish at the Circuit of the Americas wasn’t what they are used to and certainly not what they had hoped for, the experience doesn’t seem to have soured Corvette Racing’s interest in more racing in the WEC.
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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.
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.
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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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.