Sixteen Seasons of Corvette Racing: 1999–2014

Sixteen Seasons of Corvette Racing: 1999–2014

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Corvette Logo Chevrolet Press Release 2014-01-13 DETROIT – The interconnection of Chevrolet Corvette and motorsports stretches nearly six decades, beginning with the Corvette’s competitive debut in at the 12 Hours of Sebring, in 1956. By the time Briggs Cunningham entered three Corvettes in the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1960 – Corvette’s first appearance at the world’s most demanding race – the international racing community had taken notice of America’s sports car. The modern era of Corvette competition began in 1999, with the debut of the Corvette Racing team – a partnership between Chevrolet and Pratt & Miller Engineering, which the race cars operates the racing program. From 1999 to 2013, Corvette Racing lead the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) in all-time victories and 1-2 finishes, along with seven class wins…
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Fast Feedback: Corvette Performance Data Recorder

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05-Jan-2014• Industry-first system features integrated video, audio and motorsport-inspired telemetry recording capability• HD-quality videos can be reviewed in-car when parked, or downloaded to personal computer for sharing via social media• Data can be uploaded to Cosworth Toolbox telemetry software, similar to that used by Corvette Racing, to improve driver's techniques and lap timesLAS VEGAS – Chevrolet announced at the Consumer Electronics Show today an industry-first Performance Data Recorder for the 2015 Corvette Stingray. The fully integrated system enables users to record high-definition video, with telemetry overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track."The Performance Data Recorder combines the ability to record and share drive videos with the power of a professional-level motorsports telemetry system," said Tadge Juechter, Corvette chief engineer. "Drivers can easily record and share their experiences…
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CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014

CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014

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Chevrolet Press Release December 19, 2013 C7.R in camouflage. The C7.R, which is based on the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray, will make its racing debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 26, 2014. (Chevy Racing) © General Motors Taylor, Westbrook rejoin team at Le Mans; Liddell, Briscoe in for Daytona and Sebring Corvette Racing Logo DETROIT (Dec. 19, 2013) – Corvette Racing is continuing its history of strong driver lineups with an impressive roster for the 2014 endurance racing season. The team will field eight drivers across 12 races around the globe in the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R that will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the United States. The cornerstones…
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Corvette C7.R race car, wearing an updated “Jake” mascot

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The new Corvette C7.R race car, wearing an updated “Jake” mascot, will make its competition debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 25-26, 2014. Jake, named for the infamous character played by the late John Belushi in The Blues Brothers, first appeared in the early 2000s, when the Corvette Racing team was gaining momentum, winning multiple ALMS championships, the 24 Hours of Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring. © General Motors
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2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Schedule

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2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship ScheduleAfter securing their 10th American Le Mans Series championship in 15 years, the Corvette Racing team along with Pratt & Miller Engineering is eagerly anticipating a new season, under a new racing league. Corvette Racing will enter the Tudor United Sports Car Championship, a new race series that is a result of a merger between the ALMS and the Rolex Sports Car Series, with an all new car, the C7.R.2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship ScheduleJan 25-26: Daytona International SpeedwayMar 15: Sebring International RacewayApr 12: Long Beach Street CircuitMay 4: Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaMay 31: Detroit Belle IsleJun 29: Watkins Glen InternationalJul 13: Canadian Tire Motorsport ParkJul 25: Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayAug 10: Road AmericaAug 24: Virginia International RacewaySep 20: Circuit of The AmericasOct 4: Road Atlanta
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Congratulations to Chevrolet and Corvette Racing!

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Chevrolet and Corvette Racing took home seven awards at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet...GT Manufacturer’s ChampionshipGT Team Championship1st Place GT Drivers’ Championship3rd Place GT Drivers’ ChampionshipMost Popular DriverGreen ChallengeMICHELIN GREEN X ChallengeBRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 21, 2013) – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing had ample reason to celebrate at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet. The two organizations took home seven awards on the evening at Chateau Elan, the night after the ALMS’ finale – Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.Chevrolet received the GT manufacturers’ championship, and Corvette Racing won the GT team trophy – the second consecutive season for both. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen, drivers of the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R, were the recipients of the GT…
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Racing Legend – Doug Hooper Passed Away

Racing Legend – Doug Hooper Passed Away

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Content by Jim Gessner On October 3, 2013, Racing Legend Doug Hooper passed quietly after an eight-month battle with kidney failure. 2007 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Doug Hooper began racing in 1959 behind the wheel of his 1957 Corvette. A regular participant at Cal Club and S.C.C.A. Events, Doug’s achievements note him as a world-class racer and one of the first drivers to have brought the Corvette to the international stage as a winning racing machine following his win in the “Times Grand Prix” in Riverside, California on October 13, 1962.Chevrolet introduced the new Sting Ray Split Window Z06 racing option in October 1962 at Riverside Raceway. Dave MacDonald, Bob Bondurant, Jerry Grant, and Doug all drove Z06 Split Window Corvettes. Billy Krause drove the first Shelby Cobra ever…
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Corvette Racing C7.R made this appearance Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in Monterey, California

Corvette Racing C7.R made this appearance Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in Monterey, California

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The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is an annual event held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California for one week during mid-August. Its purpose is to provide an event in which historic racecars can compete. Corvette camouflaged a 2014 Corvette C7.R race car; Tommy Milner drove the car at the Laguna Seca event that was held August 16-18, 2013. Chevrolet Racing teased the new 2014 Corvette C7.R racecar over the weekend at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.The Corvette C7.R is the successor to the Corvette C6.R.The C7.R makes its motorsports debut next January at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The Corvette Racing C7.R makes its first public appearance Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in Monterey, California. The C7.R, which is based on the all-new…
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A MID-SUMMER VINTAGE RACING CLASSIC RETURNS TO ROAD AMERICA

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Brian Redman with the HAWK at Elkhart Lake's Vintage Racing, July 18-21, 2013 - The HAWK with Brian Redman Recalls a Sensational Era of Racing - ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 10, 2013 - Vintage racing enthusiasts are already beginning their journey back to Road America to celebrate the beauty and performance of some of the world's greatest racecars during The HAWK vintage event with Brian Redman, July 18-21. For those unaware, The HAWK with Brian Redman is one of the largest vintage racing gatherings in the United States. With over 50 different classes of vintage cars competing in several groups throughout the weekend, and with over 400 cars expected to participate there will be no shortage of terrific racing. This year's featured marque will be the Chevrolet Corvette in celebration…
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