Gavin, Milner take third GTLM victory of season; Garcia, Magnussen take second
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 23, 2016) – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner led a One-Two class finish for Corvette Racing on Saturday with a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The victory was the 100th all-time for Corvette Racing – the first team in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) history to accomplish the feat – and was the fifth win for the program at Lime Rock Park.
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Landmark achievement for sports car GT racing’s premier team
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 23, 2016) –Already sporting an unmatched collection of historic moments, Corvette Racing added another today by claiming its 100th victory by winning Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. Drivers Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner piloted their No. 4 Mobil 1/Sirius XM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to the landmark triumph.
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Championship-leading No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to start on second row Saturday
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 22, 2016) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will start Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix from the second and third rows of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class following qualifying for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
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Team returns to Connecticut for first time since 2013 ALMS season
DETROIT (July 19, 2016) – Corvette Racing’s tour of classic North American circuits continues this weekend with the team’s return to Lime Rock Park for the first time since 2013. The Northeast Grand Prix is the seventh race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the two-car program as Corvette Racing looks to reclaim its winning ways with a new generation of race car.
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IMSA has made yet more changes to the Balance of Performance (BoP) tables for the GT Le Mans class ahead of the next weekend’s race at Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock according to Sportscar365.com.
While the Corvette Racing C7.Rs are unaffected by these new adjustments, Ferrari gets a boost while BMW and Porsche will be slowed.
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Two GTLM podium positions for Corvette C7.Rs
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 10, 2016) – Sunday was a good day to drive a Chevrolet Corvette-powered race car in the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Corvette Racing claimed two podium positions in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and Corvette Daytona Prototypes swept the top four overall positions with Action Express Racing’s Eric Curran and Dane Cameron winning their first race of the season.
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First pole of 2016 season for Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 9, 2016) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia claimed pole position Saturday for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class as sports car racing’s premier GT team looks for its 12th victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
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Canadian Tire Motorsport Park the most successful venue for leading GTLM team
DETROIT (July 6, 2016) – Of all the tracks where Corvette Racing has won a sports car race, no other venue has been as good to the team as Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. In 17 years, Corvette Racing has won 11 times at the historic 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit formerly known as Mosport. The team gets a shot at an even dozen with Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance.
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Recognizing the fact that the Ford GTs are walking away from their GT Le Mans competition, IMSA has broken from its standard rules requiring a two-week notification for making Balance of Performance (BoP) changes by issuing an emergency order for BoP changes to take place before this weekend’s running at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
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Milner, Gavin place fourth in GTLM on strength of strategy, pit stop and driving
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 3, 2016) – There was good reason to celebrate on Independence Day weekend for the Corvette Racing.
Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner – on the strength of a great late-race strategy call and perfect final pit stop – managed a fourth-place result with their No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in the GT Le Mans class of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday. What made the result so meaningful is that the pairing retained their lead in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTLM Driver’s standings and increased Chevrolet’s lead in the class’s Manufacturer points rankings.
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