Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed following his return home to England after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. With him was the No.64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R which would run the famous Goodwood hill climb.
As Oliver got the wave to go, he delighted the crowd with the sound of that 5.5L V8 revving up and then leaving a massive burnout as he started his run:
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Our friends at Mobil 1’s The Grid have put together a preview of what will be Corvette Racing’s 17th consecutive race at the French endurance classic. Corvette Racing is no stranger to success at the 24 Hours of Le Mans as they have claimed 8 victories in 16 previous attempts.
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Did you miss the reveal of the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport from the Geneva Motor Show earlier this week? I know, we all did. But luckily for us, there was someone rolling video of the event and we are pleased to share it this morning.
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To say this news caught us off guard would be an understatement. Tomorrow is March 1st and not April Fools Day, right?
But according to Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin, who also serves as a Chevrolet ambassador in Europe, a Corvette Grand Sport model will be making its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1.
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Oliver Gavin, co-driver of Corvette Racing’s No.4 Corvette C7.R, was honored on Monday afternoon at the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) annual awards luncheon. Oliver was presented with the Colin Chapman trophy which is presented to drivers that display great team spirit.
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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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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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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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Sunday’s eighth TUDOR Championship round for Corvette Racing is GT-only
DANVILLE, Va. (Aug. 22, 2015) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will continue their chase for the TUDOR United SportsCar GT Le Mans (GTLM) championships Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. Three races remain in the season including the two-hour, 40-minute Oak Tree Grand Prix.
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Today was a fun day for Corvette Racing driver Oliver Gavin. This morning he sent out a cryptic tweet suggesting something special was on the way. And when that special something finally arrived, even the rainy weather in the Englishman’s home town of Yardley Hastings couldn’t dampen his spirits when he saw his Arctic White Corvette Stingray Z51 for the first time.
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