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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Great Finishes on Challenging Day
Photo Credit: IMSA.com

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2015) – A damp Petit Le Mans ended Saturday with Corvette Racing earning a podium finish and a title in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner placed third in GT Le Mans after leading the race overall on multiple occasions. The No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R started the season with a podium at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and ended it in like fashion.

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Corvette Racing to Start Petit Le Mans from the Pole After Porsche Fails Post Qualifying Inspection

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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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Seeking to Close the Season Strong

DETROIT (Sept. 29, 2015) – Corvette Racing looks to close its season of sports car racing in the same fashion as it started – with a victory.

The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs and five drivers are set for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta and the final race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Petit Le Mans is a 10-hour enduro and has been one of sports car racing’s premier events since its first running in 1998.

Sometimes a sad story does have a happy ending.

You may recall the poor fellow whose 2015 Corvette Z06 suffered a blown engine the day after Christmas, of all days, after he had enjoyed driving the supercar for just 891 miles.

But don’t fret any longer for Lawdogg149, as he is known on Corvette Forum.

[VIDEO] Tommy Milner Takes the 2015 Corvette Z06 for a Hot Lap Around Road Atlanta

To truly experience the capabilities of the all new Corvette Z06, it helps to take a ride along with a professional race car driver. Tommy Milner, who co-drives the #4 Corvette C7.R for Corvette Racing in the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship Series is no stranger to going fast on the track at Road Atlanta and now we get to see a complete hot lap with Tommy driving the all new 2015 Corvette Z06 production car.

[VIDEO] Motor Trends Drives the 2015 Corvette Z06

The 2015 Corvette Z06 was introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show back in January which seems like a lifetime ago. But on Monday, a bevy of auto magazines finally released their long anticipated reviews of the most powerful and track capable Corvette that Chevrolet has ever produced.

One of reviewers of the new 650 horsepower super car was Motor Trend’s Carlos Lago who filmed the experience for MT’s Ignition webcast which appears on their YouTube channel.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

If you only look at one video today, make it this one! It looks like its “b-roll footage” from a Chevrolet video shoot which shows several new 2015 Corvette Z06s racing around Road Atlanta!

Chevrolet takes many 2015 Corvette Z06s to Road Atlanta for a photo shoot. Enjoy the sights and sounds of America’s newest super car racing around the track – the Corvette Z06!

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.


[VIDEO] Track to Street - Corvette C7.R and Z06 Technology Transfer

One of the hallmarks of the new 2015 Corvette Z06 and the C7.R Corvette race car is that they were developed together utilizing the lessons learned from the C6 Corvette and the C6.R race car.

In a new video by Chevrolet, Corvette Racing driver Tommy Milner and Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter talk about the transfer of technology from the racing program to the production Corvette.

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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 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.