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[VIDEO] 2016-Spec Corvette C7.R Undergoes Testing at Sebring


The new 2016 Corvette C7.R was recently captured on video as the team was testing the car at Sebring International Raceway. Testing alongside the black C7.R was the new Cadillac ATS-V.R GT3 race car.

This is the 2nd generation of Corvette Racing’s C7.R that will conform to the new 2016 regulations. The major change is the addition of a mandatory driver escape hatch that is built into the roof of the car.

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Corvette Racing to Switch to E20 Fuel in 2016


Racing teams in IMSA’s GTLM class will have a new fuel blend available in 2016 as the North American racing league moves to provide similar fuel options to those used at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The new blend is E20 (20 percent ethanol, 80 percent gasoline) and it will join E10 and E85 cellulosic fuels already available to cars in GTLM.

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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Great Finishes on Challenging Day
Photo Credit: IMSA.com


BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2015) – A damp Petit Le Mans ended Saturday with Corvette Racing earning a podium finish and a title in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner placed third in GT Le Mans after leading the race overall on multiple occasions. The No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R started the season with a podium at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and ended it in like fashion.

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Corvette Racing to Start Petit Le Mans from the Pole After Porsche Fails Post Qualifying Inspection


Good things come to those who wait.

Following Friday’s Qualifying session for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Friday afternoon, Oliver Gavin and the No.4 Corvette C7.R was sitting in third behind the pole-setting No. 912 Porsche and the No. 911 Porsche which qualified P2.

But the two Porsches both had issues and will now start from the rear of the grid which means the No.4 Corvette C7.R will move to the pole for Saturday’s 10-hour Petit Le Mans.

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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Strong Qualifying Efforts in GTLM for the C7.Rs


BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2015) – Corvette Racing posted solid efforts in challenging conditions Friday at Road Atlanta ahead of Petit Le Mans. The final race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Saturday will see a bright yellow Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on the inside of the second row in GT Le Mans (GTLM) following rain-soaked qualifying sessions.

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Familiar Four: Corvette Racing Re-Signs Full Season Drivers for 2016


BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2015) – With its 2015 racing season coming to an end this weekend at Road Atlanta, Corvette Racing already is casting an eye toward the future. The team and Chevrolet announced today that its group of full-season drivers – Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner – will return to drive two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs in 2016.

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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Seeking to Close the Season Strong


DETROIT (Sept. 29, 2015) – Corvette Racing looks to close its season of sports car racing in the same fashion as it started – with a victory.

The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs and five drivers are set for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta and the final race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Petit Le Mans is a 10-hour enduro and has been one of sports car racing’s premier events since its first running in 1998.

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Corvette Racing is Third in GTLM Championship Standings Heading into Season Finale


Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta is the final race of the 2015 TUDOR United Sports Car Championship season and the GTLM Drivers Championship title won’t be determined until the checkered flags waves following 10 hours of racing. Corvette Racing still has a shot at the TUDOR Drivers Championship and may just end the year with a dominating 1-2 finish for the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup as well.

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