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TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Corvette Racing at Daytona: Rolex 24 GTLM Win for Corvette C7.R

Garcia, Magnussen, Briscoe team up for thrilling victory in TUDOR Championship opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2015) – Corvette Racing returned to Victory Lane for the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday, scoring a hard-earned GT Le Mans class victory in the opening race of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Ryan Briscoe won in their No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in Corvette Racing’s second race back at Daytona since 2001.

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Corvette Racing at Daytona: Start of a New Season

by Corvette Racing on January 21, 2015

Corvette Racing at Daytona: Start of a New Season

No easing into 2015 for two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs

  • Second season with Chevrolet Corvette C7.R in IMSA competition
  • Both Corvettes led in GT Le Mans class in last year’s Rolex 24
  • Corvette C7.R based on production Chevrolet Corvette Z06

DETROIT (Jan. 20, 2015) – The second season for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R begins this weekend with Corvette Racing set for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona and the start of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Saturday’s start will be the second consecutive at the twice-around-the-clock race for the team, which prior to 2014 hadn’t raced at Daytona in 13 years.

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Corvette Racing Working To Improve the Corvette C7.R

by Bruce Troxell on December 23, 2014

Competitors in the Tudor United Sportscar Championship, such as Corvette Racing, put in long, hard hours at the racetrack and traveling around the country from spring until fall. Crews and drivers must endure hot weather, rainy weather, days away from their families, and unbelievable stress trying to make a sometimes cantankerous racecar do what they want it to do. Then, on top of all that, the sanctioning body can suddenly change the balance of performance parameters on your car to make everything that much more difficult.

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Corvette Daytona Prototypes to Feature New Look in 2015

by Corvette Racing on December 12, 2014

Corvette Daytona Prototypes to Feature New Look in 2015

On-track testing begins on C7 bodywork for Corvette DPs in TUDOR Championship

DETROIT (Dec. 12, 2014) – The Corvette Daytona Prototype program for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will have a new look in 2015 as Chevrolet has developed new Corvette DP bodywork that reflects styling cues of the C7 Corvette Stingray production car.

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IMSA: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Corvette Racing

by Keith Cornett on December 9, 2014

IMSA: Five Things You Didn't Know About Corvette Racing
Photo Credit: Richard Prince/GM Racing

When Corvette Racing began their factory-backed effort in 1999, few if any truly expected the kind of dominating success that the racing team would come to embody. Looking back on 15 years of racing, the team has raced three different of generations of Corvettes from the C5-R to the C7.R. Along the way they earned the most all-time victories and 1-2 finishes in American Le Mans Series history including an ALMS-best 10 team championships, 10 manufacturer championships and seven class wins at the 24 hours of Le Mans.

But how well do you know Corvette Racing? This week IMSA put out these Five Things You Didn’t Know About Corvette Racing and there were a few items on the list that even the most diehard fan might not be aware of.

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The factory Viper racing program is no more.

Despite winning both the 2014 Driver and Team Championships in this year’s inaugural TUDOR United Sports Car Championship and coming in second place for the Manufacturers Title, Chrysler has decided to end the Viper’s race program.

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Chevrolet Wins TUDOR Championship Prototype Engine Manufacturer Title

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2014) – With the start of today’s 10-hour Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Chevrolet clinched the first Prototype Engine Manufacturer Championship for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Five Corvette Daytona Prototype race cars took the green flag for the 10-hour race to close the TUDOR Championship season, one in which Corvette DPs made history on a number of fronts.

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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 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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GM Considering Future of Corvette DP Prototypes After 2016

General Motors is taking a wait-and-see attitude on its future participation in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Prototype category.

Corvette DP has been very successful in the category, having won the final Grand-Am Rolex Series DP title in 2013 and currently residing atop the TUDOR Championship Prototype standings.

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