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Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Ready for Another Classic
Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing


Drivers, crew, engineers focused on earning eighth class win since 2001

LE MANS, France (June 8, 2015) – Corvette Racing’s chance to write another chapter in sports car racing history is here. For the 16th consecutive season, Corvette Racing has its sights set on the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a two-car effort against the toughest competition in GT racing.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Plenty of Work - and Rain - on Test Day


Gavin sets second-quickest time in GTE Pro in No. 64 Corvette C7.R

LE MANS, France (May 31, 2015) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ran through a trouble-free – although damp – Test Day program Sunday ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The No. 64 Corvette C7.R set the second-fastest time in the GTE Pro class thanks to Oliver Gavin’s lap of 3:58.162 (128.003 mph) as both Corvettes compiled 121 laps between them.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Test Day Sets the Stage for 24 Hours
Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Chevy Racing


Both Corvette C7.Rs ready for Le Mans dress rehearsal

DETROIT (May 26, 2015) – With victories in two of sports car racing’s biggest events already in 2015, Corvette Racing turns its focus across the Atlantic Ocean for the focal point of the season. The 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans again sees two entries from Corvette Racing competing in the twice-around-the-clock endurance race on June 13-14. It will be the second time at Le Mans for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R.

See Mid America Motorworks' 1968 Rebel L88 LeMans Corvette Racer at Amelia Island

Attendees at next weekend’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida will have the chance to see one of the most well-known Corvettes of all time. Mid America Motorworks will be showing off their famous 1968 Rebel L88 racer during their 20th anniversary show. 2015 will mark the first time that The Rebel L88 has been displayed at Amelia Island.

2003 Corvette Le Mans Safety Car to Cross Russo and Steele's Monterey Auction Block

Here’s a 2003 Corvette with a very special history, and it could be yours Friday night during Russo and Steele’s 14th annual Monterey California Auction.

The Corvette, of course, celebrated its 50th birthday in 2003, and Chevrolet offered a distinctive 50th Anniversary package to anyone who wanted to buy it.

This car, though, went much further than a paint job, as it served as an official Safety Car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France that year.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

We’ve featured a couple videos now from the XCAR automotive video channel. Here is Drew from XCAR taking a few laps around the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a new Corvette Stingray the morning before the 24 hour race. This is one of the fastest “parade laps” we’ve seen yet for the Stingray and Drew just can’t believe his lucky stars to be driving the circuit de la Sarthe.

Drew from XCAR gets to drive a few laps of Circuit de la Sarthe before the start of the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans in a 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Corvette Racing has been a mainstay at the 24 Hours of Le Mans annually for the last 15 years. This year, the team took the opportunity to thank all the local fans that come out to the track as well as all who support the factory-backed C7.Rs everywhere. Here is their latest video recapping the biggest and most important race of the year.

Since 1923, Le Mans, France has hosted a twenty-four hour race that has since become the world’s largest motorsport event of the year. For fifteen years, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has become a place of honor and pride for Corvette Racing. Winning the contest seven times against the world’s greatest sports cars is no small achievement.

This video is a celebration of the event and the fans who love it.

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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.

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