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Corvette Racing at VIR:  Corvette C7.Rs Aim to Maintain GTLM Points Lead


Sunday’s eighth TUDOR Championship round for Corvette Racing is GT-only

DANVILLE, Va. (Aug. 22, 2015) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will continue their chase for the TUDOR United SportsCar GT Le Mans (GTLM) championships Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. Three races remain in the season including the two-hour, 40-minute Oak Tree Grand Prix.

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Corvette Racing at VIR - Center Stage for Corvette C7.Rs


GT-only race means Corvette Racing will go for overall TUDOR victory

DETROIT (Aug. 18, 2015) – Corvette Racing – and the rest of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans class – takes center stage this weekend at Virginia International Raceway. The Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR is a GT-only event for the TUDOR Championship with GTLM and the GT Daytona class. It means that Chevrolet’s Corvette Racing team – with 97 class victories around the world – is in prime position to win an overall event for the second time.

[VIDEO] Watch the Corvette Stingray Run at VIR for Car and Driver's Lightning Lap
Photo Credit: Car and Driver

We told you a few weeks ago about the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s performance in Car and Driver’s 2014 Lightning Lap competition.

But now you can actually see a video that offers a sweet look at what it’s like to ride in the passenger seat of the hot new Stingray.

Simply put, the sound of the Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8 is music to our ears as it runs against the clock at Virginia International Raceway.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: Tough Going for Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs
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Garcia, Taylor finish seventh in GTLM; crash results in ninth place for Gavin, Milner

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 24, 2014) – Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor led Corvette Racing’s effort at the Oak Tree Grand Prix with a seventh-place finish Sunday at Virginia International Raceway. The result keeps Garcia in the lead of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans driver standings and the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R entry first in the class team championship.

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Chevrolet Claims 10th ALMS Manufacturer ChampionshipPhoto Credit: JanMagnussen.dk

Corvette Racing delivers another Bowtie title with VIR victory

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 5, 2013) – Chevrolet added to its record-setting tally in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday by wrapping up its 10th manufacturer championship. A third-place class finish by the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway was enough to clinch the GT manufacturer title with one round of the ALMS remaining.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: A 10th ALMS Team Championship

Garcia/Magnussen 3rd, Gavin/Milner 6th on title-winning day

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 5, 2013) – For the 10th time in the 15 years of the American Le Mans Series, Corvette Racing can lay claim to an ALMS team championship. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen finished third in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway in their No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R to clinch both the ALMS manufacturer and team titles with one round of the series to go.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: GT Championship in Sight

ALMS manufacturer, team titles within reach in next-to-last round

DETROIT (Oct. 1, 2013) – Twelve months ago, Corvette Racing and Chevrolet celebrated a championship weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). Now let’s fast-forward to the present day – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing are on the verge of securing a repeat championship titles in the American Le Mans Series… once again at VIR.

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