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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing's Oliver Gavin Gives a Tour of the Corvette C7.R Cockpit

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With some downtime during the Long Beach race weekend, Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin gives RACER Magazine a tour of his office – the inside of the Corvette C7.R. Watch Oliver go over all the systems he uses to pilot the Velocity Yellow Corvette – from buttons and functions on the steering wheel to all the settings on the main display to the innovative radar system that shows cars approaching from the rear. There’s a lot going on inside there!

Corvette Racing at Long Beach: C7.Rs to Start Fourth and Fifth in GTLM
Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Corvette Racing

Magnussen leads Corvette Racing in qualifying

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – Jan Magnussen qualified Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Corvette C7.R in the fourth for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase following Friday’s qualifying at the Long Beach street circuit. Last year’s pole-winner bettered that time Friday with a 1:17.739 (91.136 mph) in the car he shares with Antonio Garcia; the duo won last year’s Long Beach in GTLM and lead the TUDOR Championship standings with endurance teammate Ryan Briscoe.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing's Oliver Gavin Leaves Geneva - One Step Closer to Le Mans

Last week we showed this cool video from Chevrolet Europe featuring Corvette Racing driver Oliver Gavin arriving at the Geneva Motor Show in the new 2015 Corvette Z06. The No.4 C7.R driver checked the car with the valet and headed into the show wearing his full racing gear.

Now we have the bookend to that entrance with Oliver walking off the show floor and out the door, handing his ticket to the valet and getting into the Velocity Yellow Corvette Z06. As he drives off, text on the screen reads “One step closer to Le Mans.”

Corvette Racing at Daytona: GTML Pole Position for Oliver Gavin in the No.4 Corvette C7.R

First pole position for Corvette Racing at Daytona since 2000

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) – For the first time in 15 years, Corvette Racing will start the Rolex 24 At Daytona from pole position. Oliver Gavin was the fastest qualifier in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.

Corvette Racing at COTA: C7.Rs to Start Seventh and Ninth in GTLM
Photo Credit: JanMagnussen.dk

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 19, 2014) – Jan Magnussen was the quickest qualifier for Corvette Racing in the GTLM class in the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Lone Star Le Mans race at Circuit of the Americas on Friday.

The Dane – a winner a year ago with teammate Antonio Garcia at COTA in the American Le Mans Series – set a best lap of 2:04.847 (98.040 mph) to place seventh in the session. Magnussen will make his return to racing in the Corvette after he missed the most recent TUDOR Championship round at VIR as a precaution following a hard crash in a practice session.

Corvette Racing at Road America: An Uphill Battle for Corvette C7.Rs
Photo Credit: IMSA.com

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 9, 2014) – Back at the site of its first test nearly a year ago, Corvette Racing’s two Corvette C7.Rs qualified sixth and eighth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class Saturday for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Oliver Gavin was the quickest Corvette driver with a lap of 2:04.650 (116.910 mph) in the No. 4 C7.R that he drives with Tommy Milner.

Corvette Racing at Le Mans: Second and Fourth in Qualifying for Corvette C7.Rs

LE MANS, France (June 13, 2014) – Corvette Racing will start second and fourth Saturday in the GTE Pro class for the 24 Hours of Le Mans following strong qualifying runs for its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. Antonio Garcia set a best time of 3:54.777 (129.867 mph) in the No. 73 Corvette C7.R and Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 74 Corvette C7.R fourth in class at 3:55.190 (129.618 mph) – encouraging starts for each of the two Corvette Racing entries.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Two great high performance Corvettes recently debuted in Europe: the Z06 and the C7.R racing vehicle. http://www.chevroleteurope.com/corvette

They were developed in parallel and provide unique benefits to both race car drivers and driving enthusiasts.

Race car driver Oliver Gavin, Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter, and Technical Communications Manager Patrick Herrmann discuss these two great vehicles.

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The brand new Corvette Stingray was a red carpet star at Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” UK Premiere, March 20th 2014 in London.

The stars from the movie were all on hand as well as the 2014 Corvette Stingray driven by the Black Widow in the movie.

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin was also there and he interviewed the stars from Captain America: The Winter Soldier in front of the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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