CORVETTE RACING AT THE GLEN 2021: Hard-Fought Win for Garcia, Taylor

CORVETTE RACING AT THE GLEN 2021: Hard-Fought Win for Garcia, Taylor

Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Congratulation’s Jordan and Antonio and Corvette C8.R on their Win in the 6 hours at Watkins Glen! They drove the No. 3 Corvette to a steamy and hard-fought triumph for the team’s first win at Watkins Glen International since 2014. Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia, drivers of the #3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R celebrate their victory Sunday, June 27, 2021 after winning the GTLM class of Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Richard Prince for Corvette Racing) Source: Press Release No. 3 Corvette takes season’s second victory; Milner, Tandy charge derailed late in race WATKINS GLEN, NY (June 27, 2021) – Corvette Racing returned to Victory Circle at Watkins Glen International on Sunday with…
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1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Today on the Vette Vues Magazine blog we are looking at part 1 of a two-part article that appeared in May and June 2020 issues of Vette Vues. It covers the history of the 1963 Corvette ZO6 and one that is owned by Dave Matlock. The cover of the May 2020 issue is Dave's 1963 ZO6 big tank Corvette on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Galveston Island Texas. Dave Matlock's 1963 Z06 Tanker Sting Ray: Born to Be A Race Car and a Collector Car! Article by K. Scott Teeters Image Credit: G.M. Archives Dave Matlock of Montgomery, Texas, is no stranger to Corvettes. The 1963 Z06 Corvette Sting Ray Tanker is Matlock's ninth Corvette. Matlock was always a big fan of C2 Corvettes, especially the 1963 Split-Window…
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CORVETTE RACING AT DETROIT 2021: Milner, Tandy Win Battle of Corvette C8.Rs at Belle Isle

CORVETTE RACING AT DETROIT 2021: Milner, Tandy Win Battle of Corvette C8.Rs at Belle Isle

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Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won an all-Chevrolet Corvette C8.R battle in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the Detroit Sports Car Challenge on Saturday at Belle Isle Park. Photo Courtesy Chevrolet JUN 13 2021 DETROIT (June 12, 2021) – Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won an all-Chevrolet Corvette C8.R battle in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the Detroit Sports Car Challenge on Saturday at Belle Isle Park. The duo in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R beat their Corvette Racing teammates Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor by 0.226 seconds in a non-points GTLM round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The two Corvettes made their lone pit stops of the race three laps apart, with Taylor pitting first after 42 minutes. Tandy then stopped with…
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VIDEO: CAUTION: Corvette Racing Just Got Stronger | Mobil 1 The Grid

VIDEO: CAUTION: Corvette Racing Just Got Stronger | Mobil 1 The Grid

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Mobil 1 The Grid recently released a video introducing Nick Tandy former Porsche driver who is replacing Oliver Gavin. Nick Tandy joins Corvette Racing When you compete at the highest levels of endurance racing for over 20 years, you do learn a thing or two. With a six-win 2020 season, Corvette Racing won more races than any other GTLM team and now head into 2021 with an all-new lineup in their #4 car. Oliver Gavin leaves to make room for former Porsche rival, Nick Tandy, and Alexander Sims alongside Tommy Milner. The most competitive team on the IMSA grid just got a whole lot stronger. https://youtu.be/Yjvfgvsyyug Here are some other articles on the Vette Vues blog you might enjoy: If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine check out our Issue Preview and see…
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2021 Corvette Convertible to Pace the Indy 500 for the 18th Time

2021 Corvette Convertible to Pace the Indy 500 for the 18th Time

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https://youtu.be/Yet7icPsNKE Officials unveiled the 2021 pace car for this year's Indy 500. The 2021 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible is the pace car for the 105th Running of the 2021 Indianapolis 500. This marks the 18th time that a Corvette has served as the pace car for the race–and the 32nd time a Chevy has paced the field. The last time Corvette was the pace car was in 2008. Arctic White StingraySky Cool Gray and Strike Yellow upholsteryIndianapolis 500 logosExclusive stripe packageUnique Stingray decalsFour lights into each of the tonneau cover nacellesStrobe lights in the headlights, front louvers, and taillights PRESS RELEASE: May 11, 2021 | By Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2021 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray Convertible to Lead Field to Green Flag of 105th Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge This…
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2012 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Andy Pilgrim – Video

2012 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Andy Pilgrim – Video

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Today we are looking back at a video that the NCM (National Corvette Museum) posted on Sep 13, 2012, of Andy Pilgram. Text Courtesy of the NCM Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Andy Pilgrim joined the Corvette Racing team in 1999 after a successful career in IMSA racing where he earned four championships in four consecutive years. Teamed with Ron Fellows, Pilgrim scored the team's historic first victory at Texas Motor Speedway in September 2000. In 2001, Pilgrim finished second in GTS in the Sebring 12-Hour and Le Mans 24-Hour endurance races, and was on the winning team for the Petit Le Mans season finale at Road Atlanta. In 2001 he was selected as Dale Earnhardt and Dale Jr.'s teammate in the 24 Hours of Daytona, finishing second in the…
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The Andy Pilgrim Driving Experience

The Andy Pilgrim Driving Experience

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Do you love to race but always wish you knew the secrets of the pros? Now is your chance. Spend a day with Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee and Pro Racer, Andy Pilgrim! This 1-day program has been handcrafted by Andy and includes autocross runs and laps on track driving the C8 Corvette with 1-on-1 feedback from the Pro himself. It takes place at the NCM Motorsports Park which is located less than two miles from the National Corvette Museum. NCM Motorsports Park https://youtu.be/aHdTa8W3Bgo You start your day with breakfast in the Holley Control Tower alongside Andy Pilgrim. Next, participants will strap into the driver’s seat and grip the unique, 2-spoke steering wheel of the C8 Corvette for timed autocross runs on a course designed by Andy that will challenge…
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Chevy Thunder Seminar at 26th Amelia Island 2021

Chevy Thunder Seminar at 26th Amelia Island 2021

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Friday, May 21, 2021, Chevrolet Motorsports will present Chevy Thunder Seminar at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom during the Amelia Island Concours. The seminar runs from 3 pm until 4:30 pm. UPDATE *Premium Seating - SOLD OUT* Now in its third decade, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. "The Amelia" draws more than 300 rare vehicles from collections around the world to. The Golf Club of Amelia Island, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other. The event starts Thursday, May 20, 2021, and runs through Sunday, May 23, 2021. Friday, May 21, 2021, Chevrolet Motorsports will present Chevy Thunder Seminar at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom during the Amelia Island Concours. The seminar runs…
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VINTAGE RACING SETS THE 2021 SEASON IN MOTION AT ROAD AMERICA

VINTAGE RACING SETS THE 2021 SEASON IN MOTION AT ROAD AMERICA

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., May 4, 2021 – It has been 71 years since racers tore through the streets of this tiny village about 60 miles north of Milwaukee. Still, every spring, you would swear time stood still when the sounds of historic racecars from days gone by echo throughout the surrounding hillsides.  Racing came to Elkhart Lake in 1950, with cars competing against the backdrop of the countryside course. In 1953, auto racing was banned on open roads in Wisconsin, and as a result, the need for a real racetrack became apparent, and Road America was established, with the first event taking place in 1955. Clif Tufte designed the four-mile, 14-turn road course as an adaptation to the existing hillside commonly known in eastern Wisconsin as the Kettle Moraine - complete…
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CORVETTE RACING AT SPA: Fourth in European Debut for C8.R

CORVETTE RACING AT SPA: Fourth in European Debut for C8.R

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Corvette Racing finished fourth in GTE Pro at the Six Hours of Spa on Saturday May 1, 2021. Antonio Garcia and Oliver Gavin drove the No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R at the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Press Release MAY 01 2021 by RANDALL SHINN Garcia, Gavin put up hard fight in final race for British Corvette legend Corvette Racing finished fourth in GTE Pro at the Six Hours of Spa on Saturday May 1, 2021. Team Chevy high-resolution racing photos are available for editorial use. STAVELOT, Belgium (May 1, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Oliver Gavin finished fourth in GTE Pro at the Six Hours of Spa on Saturday with their No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R – the opening round of…
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