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[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Corvette Facing Tight Logistics Window For Shanghai – Sportscar365

July 13, 2018

Corvette Racing team manager Ben Johnson says the team’s FIA World Endurance Championship appearance at Shanghai in November poses a “daunting” logistical challenge. A single Chevrolet Corvette C7.R will be added to the GTE-Pro entry for the six-hour race, boosting... [Read More]

[VIDEO] Michelin Recaps the GTLM Class from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

July 12, 2018

Here’s a quick video from our friends at Michelin who offered this recap from the weekend of racing at the 2018 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Ford gets the win but the Yellow Corvette C7.Rs... [Read More]

CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Double Podium Finish in GTLM for Corvette C7.Rs

July 10, 2018

CORVETTE RACING IN CANADA: Double Podium Finish in GTLM for Corvette C7.Rs Garcia, Magnussen finish second with Gavin, Milner third in class DETROIT (July 8, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvettes both finished on the class podium Sunday... [Read More]

Magnussen ready to chase sixth Canadian win in 12 years

July 9, 2018

Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen has his sights set on continuing his incredible track record at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekend. Fresh from finishing second with Antonio Garcia at Watkins Glen for Corvette Racing last weekend, Magnussen heads to Canada... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Jan’s Column – busy weeks ahead

July 2, 2018

Jan’s Column – busy weeks ahead I’ve got a busy few weeks ahead with five race weekends in six weeks in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and back home in the Danish Thundersports Championship – kicking off today at Watkins Glen. Technically... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Race miles and skymiles for Magnussen in the weeks ahead – Jan Magnussen

June 29, 2018

Race miles and skymiles for Magnussen in the weeks ahead Corvette Racing’s Danish ace Jan Magnussen has plenty of race miles and skymiles looming in his future with five race weekends over the next six weeks. Magnussen will contest four... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] 2018 Corvette Racing Banquet and Corvette Corral – Monterey September 7-9th

June 22, 2018

14th year of our Corvette Racing events at Laguna Seca in Monterey CA September 7-9 2018 Track Admission and Corvette Corral passes: http://weathertechraceway.com Reservations: http://tinyurl.com/C7RBanquet2018

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: SPOILER ALERT

June 19, 2018

(note: after this report was sent out Ford lost position due to a drive time infraction giving Corvette Racing a 4th place win!) CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Hard-Fought, Fifth-Place Finish for No. 63 Corvette LE MANS, France (June 17, 2018)... [Read More]

[VIDEO] Corvette Racing Ready to Battle for 24 Hours at Le Mans 2018

June 18, 2018

Chevrolet loves to pump up the troops prior to a big race and there is no bigger race on the schedule each year for Corvette Racing than the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This video went live Monday afternoon on Chevrolet’s facebook page supporting Chevrolet Europe... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Corvette, a ray of sunshine at the 24 Hours of Le Mans | ACO – Automob

June 18, 2018

[caption id="attachment_1155" align="alignnone" width="750"] (Copyright - Frédéric Gaudin/ACO): Doug Fehan (at left) and Oliver Gavin (at right) a few hours before qualifying on Thursday 14 June 2018.[/caption]   This year, the Corvette Racing team is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and... [Read More]

Le Mans 24 Hours Preview, Part 3: GTE Pro

June 18, 2018

What happens when Ford, BMW, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette and Ferrari factory teams race in the same field at Le Mans? We're about to find out! This year’s GTE Pro field is absolutely stacked, new cars, new stars, and 17... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Watch the special 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day edition of “Décryptage”

June 18, 2018

Watch the Doug Fehan interview at Le Mans. Fast forward to 15 minutes in  video Watch the special 24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day edition of "Décryptage" - in English!

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Gavin- “Pretty Special” to Earn 50th Win with Corvette Racing – Sportscar365

May 18, 2018

Gavin: “Pretty Special” to Earn 50th Win with Corvette Racing Oliver Gavin on achieving milestone 50th career victory with Corvette Racing… Oliver Gavin says it was a “pretty special” day, having achieved a milestone 50th career victory with Corvette Racing... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: 2018 BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach – YouTube

May 18, 2018

Relive all the action from the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, the third race of the 2018 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. [embed width="750"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDammSvXLKI&list=PLf7wapfsaSfgVtY0p4wpgPeuP1Tzdw1q0&index=5[/embed]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: 2019 Corvette ZR1 To Pace 102nd Indianapolis 500

May 18, 2018

2019 Corvette ZR1 To Pace 102nd Indianapolis 500 Iconic Supercar Is 15th Corvette To Lead ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ INDIANAPOLIS (April 19, 2018) – The 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the official Pace Car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: By the Numbers

May 18, 2018

CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: By the Numbers DETROIT (April 30, 2018) – It’s been awhile, but Corvette Racing is finally heading back to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The return is a fitting one for the team in the midst of... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Relive 2018 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio – YouTube

May 18, 2018

Relive all the action from the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio, the fourth race of the 2018 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. [embed width="750"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjMQgY_qhg4[/embed]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: IMSA Moves to NBC Sports in New Six-Year TV Deal – Sportscar365

May 18, 2018

NBC Sports will be the new home of IMSA beginning in 2019, as part of a six-year exclusive deal that will see coverage of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Tire SportsCar Challenge and Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda across its... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: SPOILER ALERT

May 18, 2018

CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Garcia, Magnussen Back on the Podium Hard-fought third place for No. 3 Corvette in return to Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 6, 2018) – Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia earned a podium finish Sunday in Corvette Racing’s... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Another Go on California Streets

April 12, 2018

Perennial GT powerhouse program to make 12th appearance at famed street event Corvette Racing a six-time winner at Long Beach All four team drivers with victories in southern California Gavin, Magnussen among leaders in poles, fastest race laps DETROIT (April... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: Callaway Set for Hiatus from PWC – Sportscar365

April 11, 2018

Callaway Competition will miss the next three Pirelli World Challenge rounds... Callaway Competition USA will miss the upcoming Pirelli World Challenge round at Long Beach and the subsequent events at Virginia International Raceway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, citing parts... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: 2018 General Motors United Way Auction

April 11, 2018

For the 4th year, General Motors and the United Way will be hosting an Online Auction with proceeds going to the United Way. The auction will be taking place from Friday, April 20th through Monday, May 7th 2018. Along with... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] RACING: An All-American Legacy – Doug Fehan: The Man Behind Corvette Racing | Mobil 1 The Grid

March 23, 2018

14 March 2018 John Hindhaugh Doug Fehan is the man behind the Corvette Racing program whose bright yellow vision has, for twenty years, propelled the team to multiple series championships and an ever-expanding racing legacy. In an exclusive interview for... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] Racing: Watch the Callaway C7 GT3-R at St. Pete This Weekend

March 23, 2018

The Callaway C7 GT3-R will be racing today in the World Challenge series at St. Pete today at 3:50 pm ET and Sunday, March 11, at 3:15 pm ET. Watch live online! Event Schedule: http://files.world-challenge.com/events/2018-03-stpt/2018-PWC-STPT-Schedule.pdf Entry List: http://files.world-challenge.com/events/2018-03-stpt/2018-PWC-STPT-EntryList.pdf Live Streaming:... [Read More]

Successful International Women Play Starring Roles Throughout IMSA

March 23, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018 Auto racing holds a unique place in the professional sporting world as a great competitive canvas featuring women and men competing alongside one another - under the helmet on track, behind a computer on pit lane... [Read More]

(UPDATED) Callaway Down To One Car For St. Pete

March 23, 2018

Cooper left without a drive - But another C7.& GT3 sold to a Japanese customer 2 March 2018, 3:35 PM UPDATE: DSC reached out to Reeves Callaway, who said he is disappointed that Cooper will not race with the team,... [Read More]

2018 Autobahn trip with John Heinricy

March 23, 2018

For those interested, there is a excellent travel package listed, which is hosted by former GM Engineer John Heinricy. The trip allows you to bring your Corvette to Europe and see some amazing places along the way. Stops include the... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] Racing: A Message From Dan Binks

March 23, 2018

From Dan Binks, #3 Crew Chief: "On Monday night we will be putting some items on eBay to help Tripp Postmus! Also you can go to his Gofundme page to help, https://www.gofundme.com/f2ptuu-tripp-postmusour-courageous-knight Tripp had a Make A Wish dream come... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] Racing: Corvette ZR1 Sets Lap Record at VIR

March 23, 2018

Fastest production Corvette ever establishes new benchmark at Virginia International Raceway 2018-01-31 DETROIT — Chevrolet today announced that the 2019 Corvette ZR1 set a production-car lap record on the 4.1-mile Grand Course West at Virginia International Raceway with a time... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] Racing: Corvette’s Rolex perfection couldn’t surpass Ford

March 23, 2018

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 By Marshall Pruett / Images by Galstad & LePage/LAT The sight of Corvette Racing's championship-winning C7.Rs all but helpless to vie for the win in Daytona was a strange two-day affair to witness at the Rolex... [Read More]

[C7RCENTRAL] Racing: CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Six-Hour Quotes

March 23, 2018

IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA CORVETTE RACING DRIVER QUOTES – FIRST SIX HOURS JANUARY 26, 2018 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2018) – Corvette Racing spent the first six hours of the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona... [Read More]

SCCA Hall of Fame – Dick Thompson

January 21, 2018

He began racing late in life, had no formal training, no engineering degree, no mechanical background, and no relevant experience to draw upon. But by the time he retired from the sport seventeen years later he had seen seat time... [Read More]

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: 20th Season, Title Defense Begin Now

January 19, 2018

GTLM Championship Squad Aiming for Another Rolex 24 Victory Corvette Racing going for fourth Rolex 24 triumph All six Corvette C7.R drivers with victories at Daytona Team coming off solid showing after Roar weekend Chevrolet most successful manufacturer at World... [Read More]

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen

December 19, 2017

Talking teamwork that led to 2017 GT Le Mans championship sweep DETROIT (Nov. 6, 2017) – Winning an IMSA championship is never easy. Corvette Racing just makes it appear that way. In 2017, the program successfully defended its Manufacturer, Driver... [Read More]

2019 Corvette ZR1: Return of the King

December 19, 2017

The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever retakes its supercar crown 2017-11-12 DUBAI — The King is returning, stronger than ever. Chevrolet today introduced the 2019 Corvette ZR1, a supercar that pushes Corvette’s performance legacy with the highest power, greatest track... [Read More]

2018 Callaway Competition USA Announcement

December 19, 2017

We are happy to announce that our title winning C7 GT3 will make its North American competition debut in Pirelli World Challenge for 2018! Following a highly successful season with championship titles clinched in the ADAC GT Masters in Europe,... [Read More]