Champion Race Car Driver and Founder of The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Passes Away at 88

Champion Race Car Driver and Founder of The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Passes Away at 88

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Champion Race Car Driver and Founder of The Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving Passes Away at Paradise Valley, AZ, November 13, 2021: America's iconic World Champion Bob Bondurant has passed away in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Pat. Bondurant is the only American to bring home the World Championship trophy back to the U.S. while racing for Carroll Shelby. He won his class at Le Mans and has been inducted into ten motorsports halls of fame. Bondurant Racing School was founded in 1968 and has graduated celebrities for car movies like James Garner, Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Nicholas Cage, and Christian Bale, along with over 500,000 graduates from around the world. His legacy will remain with us forever. Robert Lewis Bondurant, April 27, 1933-November 12,…
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CORVETTE RACE CAR DRIVER JORDAN TAYLOR 100+ MPH CRASH AT IMSA’S PETIT LE MANS

CORVETTE RACE CAR DRIVER JORDAN TAYLOR 100+ MPH CRASH AT IMSA’S PETIT LE MANS

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Corvette Racing had hopes of going out of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) era in winning style, but things don't always work as you had planned. At the 10-hour Petit Le Mans, a mid-race accident forced the No. 3 C8.R’s retirement just before the halfway point. Taylor was part of a long train of cars coming to a restart over a blind crest and crashed heavily into another GT car that had spun and stopped only seconds before. He was evaluated and released from the infield care center. https://youtu.be/4BNsL6h_Q84 https://youtu.be/18FsPMls1Tc https://youtu.be/-m8_BpGMn8o We are thankful to report that Jordan Taylor is going to be okay! Without a roll cage or head restraints, the crash could have been fatal! Fortunately, Jordan Taylor was able to get out of his car on his…
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Corvette Racing in FIA and WEC In 2022

Corvette Racing in FIA and WEC In 2022

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In the latest press releases from Chevrolet and the IMSA Vette Vues learns that Corvette Racing will challenge in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA’s Weathertech Sportscar Championship for the 2022 season. We have both press releases and media photos for you to enjoy. Chevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R race carChevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R race carChevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R race carChevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3.R race car CORVETTE RACING GOING GLOBAL IN 2022 Chevrolet Press Release date: 2021-11-11 Chevrolet confirms customer Corvette Z06 GT3.R beginning for 2024 Dual championship efforts in IMSA, FIA WEC categoriesGarcia, Taylor spearhead on GTD-PRO effort in new-spec Corvette C8.RMilner, Tandy embarking on World Championship run in GTE ProCatsburg, Sims return to endurance lineups for 2022 DETROIT (Nov. 11, 2021) – For the first time in its…
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Corvette Racing Conquered One More First at VIR 2021

Corvette Racing Conquered One More First at VIR 2021

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Corvette Racing conquered one more first at Virginia International Raceway Saturday, October 9, 2021. Corvette Racing took their third first-place victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the Michelin GT Challenge in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor, Nick Tandy, Tommy Milner Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy Corvette Racing at Virginia International Raceway 2021 Corvette Racing at Virginia International Raceway 2021 Below are the press releases: CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Third Straight for Milner, Tandy, No. 4 C8.RGarcia, Taylor on cusp of GTLM title after runner-up finish ALTON, Va. (Oct. 9, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Nick Tandy and Tommy Milner took their third straight victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship by winning the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR on Saturday as the…
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Corvette Racing at Long Beach: Another Victory for No. 4 C8.R

Corvette Racing at Long Beach: Another Victory for No. 4 C8.R

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Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won their second straight race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach with the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Below are the press releases from that event. CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 PRESS RELEASE DATED SEPTEMBER 25. 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Another Win for No. 4 C8.RMilner/Tandy pairing comes out on top against Taylor/Garcia in Corvette street fight. LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won their second straight race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday – a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA 2021: Latest Press Releases and Updates

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA 2021: Latest Press Releases and Updates

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On Vette Vues blog page, we have compiled the latest Chevrolet press releases for Corvette Racing at Laguna Seca 2021. Corvette Racing's Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Press Release: SEP 13 2021 Tommy Milner (left) and Nick Tandy, drivers of the #4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R celebrate their victory in the GTLM class Sunday, September 12, 2021 after winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Hyundai Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. (Photo by Richard Prince for Corvette Racing) CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Long-Awaited Victory for No. 4 Corvette The #4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R driven by Tommy Milner and Nick…
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2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule

2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule

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The 2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule is just announced. Jan. 21-23, Roar Before the 24 at DaytonaJan. 27-30, Rolex 24 at DaytonaMarch 16-19, SebringApril 8-9, Long BeachApril 29-May 1, Laguna SecaMay 13-15, Mid-OhioJune 3-4, Belle IsleJune 23-26, Watkins GlenJuly 1-3, Canadian Tire Motorsports ParkJuly 15-16, Lime RockAug. 5-7, Road AmericaAug. 26-28, Virginia International RacewaySept. 28-Oct. 1, Road Atlanta
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Corvette Racing at LeMans 2021 Press Releases and Updates

Corvette Racing at LeMans 2021 Press Releases and Updates

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On this blog post, you will find Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2021 Press Releases and updates. Bookmark it and check back for all updates from Chevrolet Corvette Racing. Nicky Catsburg (l to r), Jordan Taylor, and Antonio Garcia, drivers of the #63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R celebrate their second-place finish in the GTE Pro class Sunday, August 22, 2021, during the FIA World Endurance Championship 24 Hours of Le Mans at Circuit du Le Mans in Le Mans, France. (Photo by Richard Prince for Corvette Racing) Press Release date Aug. 22, 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Runner-Up in C8.R Le Mans Debut Garcia, Taylor, Catsburg second in GTE Pro; No. 64 Corvette endures hard-luck race LE MANS, France (Aug. 22, 2021) – The mid-engine…
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Taylor Eager to Defend Race Win in His Return to Road America

Taylor Eager to Defend Race Win in His Return to Road America

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Taylor Eager to defend his Race win in his return to Road America in the #3 Corvette C8.R. Taylor and Garcia pilot the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 28, 2021 – There’s always a buzz when Road America is discussed among drivers. The layout, the challenges, and the beauty are just a few topics regarding the 4.048-mile permanent road course in Elkhart Lake. It took 13 years and races in a slew of different cars and series for Jordan Taylor to claim his first victory at the prestigious track.  Taylor and Corvette Racing teammate Antonio Garcia took the checkered flag in 2020 at Road America in the GT Le Mans class for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. They’ll go for a second straight victory at the…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: C8.R Goes Short-Track Racing Results

CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: C8.R Goes Short-Track Racing Results

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Updated 07/19/2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LIME ROCK: TAYLOR, GARCIA TAKE OVERALL VICTORY Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia won a weather-shortened Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, their third straight victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. No. 3 Corvette wins over No. 4 C8.R in weather-shortened, GT-only race LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 17, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia won a weather-shortened Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park on Saturday, their third straight victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Taylor and Garcia had the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R ahead when the race was stopped with 70 minutes left due to lightning in the immediate area of the track. Race officials called the race with 25 minutes left in the…
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