CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN 2022: Road to Redemption

CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN 2022: Road to Redemption

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We are looking at a press release dated June 22, 2022, as Corvette Racing prepares for Watkins Glen. CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: Road to Redemption Garcia and Taylor hope to rebound from Le Mans with Six Hours repeat DETROIT (June 22, 2022) – While their run at the 24 Hours of Le Mans ended with disappointment, Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor, and the rest of Corvette Racing’s squad in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are back stateside for another shot at a long-distance race victory. The Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen is the first race in the U.S. since May 1 for Corvette Racing and the rest for the field of competitors in the new GT Daytona (GTD) PRO category. Through five races, Garcia and Taylor stand second in…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: No Words

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: No Words

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CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: No WordsBoth Corvettes retire early in final GTE Pro race at 24 Hours LE MANS, France (June 12, 2022) – Corvette Racing’s GTE Pro run at the 24 Hours of Le Mans ended with retirements of both Chevrolet Corvette C8.Rs on Sunday. Alexander Sims in the No. 64 Corvette was fighting to regain the class lead just before the 18-hour mark when a prototype competitor moved into him on the Mulsanne Straight. The contact, with Sims on the far-left with two LMP2 cars going by, pitched the Corvette hard left into the guardrail nose-first. Sims exited the car unassisted and was fine upon his return to the paddock. He, along with FIA World Endurance Championship teammates Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy, took turns leading in the…
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CORVETTE RACING AT SPA: Tough Day for No. 64 Corvette

CORVETTE RACING AT SPA: Tough Day for No. 64 Corvette

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Rain, bad luck conspire against Milner, Tandy in fourth-place run The team had a fourth-place finish in the Six Hours of Spa due to misfortune and Mother Nature. Photo Credit: Corvette Racing SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (May 7, 2022) – Misfortune and Mother Nature worked against Corvette Racing on Saturday as an early-race advantage turned into a fourth-place class finish for the No. 64 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R at the Six Hours of Spa. Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy finished a lap down in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s GTE Pro class but had hopes for much more early on. Nevertheless, the team will take all the information it gained from this weekend into its next event – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Saturday’s race was a disjointed one, to say…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Just off the Podium

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Fourth in GTD PRO for Garcia, Taylor and No. 3 Corvette with Le Mans up next CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA The Corvette Racing team made the right strategy calls Sunday. MONTEREY, Calif. (May 1, 2022) – Corvette Racing made the right strategy calls Sunday and put itself in position for another incredible comeback in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Things didn’t exactly pan out in the best way but Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor still came out better than where they started with a fourth-place finish at the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R challenged for a third straight podium in the new-for-2022 GTD PRO class. The team now takes a break from IMSA competition and will prepare…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Points Lead in GTD PRO

CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Points Lead in GTD PRO

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Garcia, Taylor, No. 3 Corvette drive back to take third in wild sprint race Points Lead in GTD PRO Garcia, Taylor, No. 3 Corvette drive back to take third in wild sprint race LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 9, 2022) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor left the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday with a third-place class finish and the championship lead after three rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Garcia and Taylor recovered from a mid-race, drive-through penalty in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R for a second consecutive podium finish in the GT Daytona (GTD) PRO class. The pairing parlayed the result into an early-season points lead in the category’s Manufacturer, Driver and Team standings heading to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in…
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CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING 2022

CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING 2022

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Congratulations to Team Chevrolet Corvette for their Win at Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring 2022! Truly a team effort. Flawless driving, flawless pit stops, flawless reliability. Garcia, Taylor, Catsburg, No. 3 Corvette C8.R take 12th victory in 12 Hours No. 3 Corvette Returns to its Winning Ways in GTD PRO at Sebring 2022 SEBRING, Fla. (March 19, 2022) – Corvette Racing made it a dozen victories in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, the first victory in America’s oldest sports car race for the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor, and Nicky Catsburg teamed for the landmark win with the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette in the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The trio combined to lead 247 laps or 913.9 miles…
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CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Tough Debut in GTD PRO

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Tough Debut in GTD PRO

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We have a press release from Corvette Racing at the Rolex 24 followed by some photos from the Corvette Corral by Gary Rosier. Corvette Racing Rolex 24 2022 - Photo Credit Corvette Racing CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Tough Debut in GTD PRO Corvette C8.Rs, team soldier through to complete full 24 hours DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2022) – Corvette Racing made it through a tumultuous Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday and gained valuable information on its Chevrolet Corvette C8.Rs in their new GT Daytona (GTD) PRO configuration. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette of Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor, and Nicky Catsburg – 2021 winners in the GT Le Mans class – led Corvette Racing’s charge with a sixth-place finish. It was a solid drive back from ninth place in…
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Historic Sportscar Racing 2022 Event Schedule

Historic Sportscar Racing 2022 Event Schedule

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2022 Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Race-Event Schedule* April 6 – 8: HSR Sebring Spring Fling – Sebring International Raceway, Sebring Florida April 28 – May 1: 44th HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta – Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia May 19 – 22: HSR Barber Historics – Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama August 11 – 22: Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR) and RMMR Pre-Reunion – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca September 15 – 18: VSCDA Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival –Road America October 13 – 16: HSR Atlanta Fall Historics – Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia  November 2 – 6: HSR Classic Daytona presented by IMSA and the HSR Daytona Historics – Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida November 30 – December 4: HSR Classic Sebring 12 Hour, Pistons and Props, presented by the Alan Jay Automotive Network, and the HSR Sebring Historic…
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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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