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Jordan Taylor Shares the Legend of Burt Middleston


Gather around good Corvette boys and girls because our favorite storyteller Jordan Taylor of WTR Racing/Corvette Racing is back with another tall tale.

If you follow Jordan on social media, you’ll remember his previous yarn focused on his idea of the perfect date which included a picnic in his 1965 Corvette. Now, Jordan gets personal by sharing with you…The legend of Burt Middleston.

Jordan Taylor’s Idea of a Perfect First Date


Put Corvette racer Jordan Taylor behind the wheel of a race car and he is the consummate professional with a fierce drive to win. But race car drivers have a lot of downtime between races and so Jordan finds ways to entertain himself and those that follow him on social media.

Taylor is a fun guy to follow on twitter and instagram. From his #JTFacial pics of unsuspecting sleeping travelers and the occasional parking ratings he hands out, you’ll almost always be amused at what this guy comes up with next.

Yesterday, Jordan offered his idea of a perfect first date which includes his Nassau Blue 1965 Corvette Coupe. Without spoiling it any further (because I couldn’t do it justice if I tried), I’ll let him tell the story of how he see’s the perfect first date:

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Taylor Brothers to Tackle Le Mans as Third Drivers for Corvette Racing


Taylor Brothers to Tackle Le Mans as Third Drivers for Corvette Racing

DETROIT (Nov. 17, 2015) – Corvette Racing has confirmed its lineup for next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans with brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor as third drivers in the team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. They will join full-time Corvette Racing teammates Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the 84th running of the 24 Hours race in France.

Wayne Taylor Racing and Larbre May Join for GTE-Pro Corvette C7.R in 2016 FIA WEC
Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing


We could know by Halloween whether Chevrolet will be competing in the GTE-Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016.

Wayne Taylor is negotiating with Larbre Competition’s Jack Leconte about a joint effort, with the two men meeting last weekend at Circuit of The Americas to discuss the matter.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: A Chevrolet Corvette Comeback Victory
Photo Credit: Corvette Racing


Gavin, Milner, Taylor Give Chevrolet, Corvette Racing an eighth class win at Le Mans

LE MANS, France (June 13, 2015) – Corvette Racing stood atop the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday as Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Jordan Taylor wrote the final chapter of a storybook comeback that ended with the team winning the GTE Pro category in their No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R.

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 20, 2014) – Indeed sometimes when it rains, it does pour… as was the case Saturday for Corvette Racing’s No. 65 Konica Minolta/Michelin Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. The entry of Tommy Milner, Jordan Taylor and Ricky Taylor was a victim of cruel luck as the trio finished seventh in the GTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas.

Corvette Racing at COTA: Team America Ready for the WEC

DETROIT (Sept. 16, 2014) – With 15 years of competing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Corvette Racing is more than familiar with competing against the world’s top production-based sports car teams. What’s new is that for the first time, that fight takes place at Circuit of The Americas. Tommy Milner, Jordan Taylor and Ricky Taylor will drive a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s six-hour endurance race Saturday.

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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.

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.

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.

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