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Petit Le Mans

Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Gavin and Miller Finish Fourth in GTLM
Photo Credit: JanMagnussen.dk

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2014) – Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin posted one of their strongest showings of the year en route to a competitive fourth-place finish in the No. 4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at Saturday’s 10-hour Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. The pairing led four times in class before just missing the class podium.

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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Last Chance for a C7.R Championship

DETROIT (Sept. 30, 2014) – Corvette Racing closes the inaugural year of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this weekend with the 17th running of Petit Le Mans – the annual 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta. Saturday’s event has high stakes for the factory Corvette program in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) classes with the Drivers Championship on the line.

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Briscoe Back for Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans

by Corvette Racing on September 26, 2014

Briscoe Back for Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans

Aussie star entered to drive both Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs in 1,000-mile/10-hour race

DETROIT (Sept. 26, 2014) – Ryan Briscoe will return to Corvette Racing next week for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta as the third driver in both of the team’s Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. The Aussie star will try to help Corvette Racing and Chevrolet win for the fifth time this year in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. The annual 1,000-mile/10-hour endurance race is set for Saturday, Oct. 4.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing at the 2013 Petit Le Mans

by Keith Cornett on November 10, 2013

[VIDEO] Corvette Racing at the 2013 Petit Le Mans

Last month at Road Atlanta, Corvette Racing capped off a wildly successful 2013 campaign by adding the Drivers Championship for Magnussen and Garcia and the Michelin Green X Challenge award to the already clinched Manufacturers Championship and the Team Championship. Jan Magnussen was also named the ALMS Most Popular Driver.

Corvette Racing released this video documenting not only the final race of the 2013 season, but the final curtain for the team’s Corvette C6.R race cars.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Garcia, Magnussen Claim Drivers' Championship

Sixth-place finish with Taylor enough to take title at Road Atlanta; No. 4 Corvette places 10th

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2013) – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen closed the American Le Mans Series era by winning the GT drivers’ championship Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The pairing drove with Jordan Taylor to a sixth-place finish in the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R at Road Atlanta. Garcia won his first ALMS title, and Magnussen claimed another to go along with his 2008 GT1 championship.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Solid Start in Last Title Push

GT championship co-leader Garcia qualifies No. 3 Corvette fourth in GT; Gavin seventh in No. 4

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) – The final race for the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R will see two of Corvette Racing’s GT challengers starting fourth and seventh on the GT grid for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette fourth with a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in the finale of the American Le Mans Series.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: A Weekend of Curtain Calls

by Corvette Racing on October 18, 2013

Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: A Weekend of Curtain Calls

Road Atlanta marks final race for Corvette C6.R and ALMS championship

DETROIT (Oct. 16, 2013) – This weekend’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta will see two of modern-day sports car racing’s most prominent names take the checkered flag. The Corvette C6.R competes for the final time in the hands of Corvette Racing for the final event of the American Le Mans Series. One of the most successful models ever fielded by Corvette Racing, the C6.R will make way for the all-new C7.R to debut in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona in the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: One More Title To Go!

by Corvette Racing on October 15, 2013

Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: One More Title To Go!

Garcia, Magnussen look for ALMS GT drivers’ title at end of 1,000-mile enduro

DETROIT (Oct. 14, 2014) – Only one more race separates Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen from the American Le Mans Series’ GT drivers’ championship. Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta is the site of the final round of the 2013 ALMS but also the series’ finale as well. The 1,000-mile/10-hour endurance classic has been a staple at Road Atlanta – an hour northeast of Atlanta – since its first running in 1998.

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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Talks to Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter

Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter came to the 2012 Petit Le Mans ALMS race at Road Atlanta last week to unveil the 2014 C7 Corvette emblem and pegged 1.13.13 as the date of the public reveal. CorvetteBlogger talked to Tadge later in the day about his 19+ years as part of the Corvette Program, the legacy of the C6 and the coming of the C7.

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