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Corvette Racing: Links for the 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

The 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is this weekend and the race is shaping up to be one of the best GT battles ever! Six manufactures will battle at the 12 hour endurance race with Corvette going to battle American rival Dodge Viper as well as the best from Europe – Ferrari, Porsche, BMW and Aston Martin.

Corvette Racing has won the checkered flag seven times during the ALMS era but has yet to see the winners circle in GT2 Corvette C6.R. Will this be the year that Chevrolet triumphs? Stay tuned!

[VIDEO] ShakeDown asks: Is Corvette Racing the Greatest American Racing Brand?

When it comes to racing, Corvettes have a storied history. Highlights on their racing resume include wins at Daytona, Sebring, and LeMans, the C4 Corvette Challenge Series, and ALMS dominance over the last decade. In the ShakeDown episode after the break, host Leo Parente takes a brief look at Corvette Racing from its inception all the way up the recent American Le Mans Series GTE title and the Grand-Am Engine Manufacturers Championship in the Corvette Daytona Prototypes.

[VIDEO] Corvette Racing 'Flat Out' - 2012 12 Hours of Sebring

Corvette Racing fans were spoiled over the last few years with the “Track to Street” series that gave enthusiasts an upclose and personal look at the people and the cars over the course of the last two ALMS and Le Mans seasons. With three races having already been run in 2012, and no “Track to Street” videos, thinking was that the series was no more.

Well here is some good news. Pratt & Miller posted this new video called Corvette Racing ‘Flat Out’ on their Facebook page and is documents the season opener at the 12 Hours of Sebring.

[VIDEO] GM Corvette Seminar at the 2012 12 Hours of Sebring

One of the highlights of attending the 12 Hours of Sebring are the seminars put on by the Corvette production team. Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter and Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles made the trek from Detroit and brought down several Corvettes to show off to the faithful in the Corvette Corral including the new 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible with the 60th Anniversary Package.

Custom 1000 hp Twin Turbo Corvette Headed to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

When we first published the photo gallery of Corvettes that were in attendance at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Northeast Florida, the first two pictures we shared were of the #94 Leldon Blackwell Corvette Racer. Since then, we’ve come across some additional information on the former Sebring race car as well as a video showing the Corvette being prepped by renowned restorer Kevin Mackay of Corvette Repair Inc.

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Corvette Racing Finishes Second and Third in ALMS GT in Sebring

Wild Finish Propels Corvettes to Podium in Closing Minutes of 12-Hour Race

SEBRING, Fla., March 17, 2012 – Corvette Racing celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in style, finishing second and third in the closely contested American Le Mans Series GT class. The final minutes of the 12-hour race saw dramatic shifts of fortune that shuffled the finishing order and propelled both Compuware Corvette C6.Rs onto the podium.

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Magnussen and Gavin Post Third and Fourth Quickest Times in Combined WEC/ALMS Qualifying Session

SEBRING, Fla., March 16, 2012 – Corvette Racing kicked off Corvette’s 60th year by posting the quickest lap times in the American Le Mans Series GT class for Saturday’s 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Running concurrently with the inaugural race of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs driven by Jan Magnussen and Oliver Gavin were third and fourth respectively in combined ALMS/WEC GT qualifying.

Corvette Racing: Links for the 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

The sports car racing season begins this weekend in Central Florida as Corvette Racing takes on the best in the American Le Mans Series at the 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida. Corvette Racing will be debuting two new widebody C6.Rs as well as a revised driver lineup which includes newcomer Jordan Taylor. We have all the links you’ll need to stay up to date with all the action.