This weekend was a wild one for Corvette Racing. After fighting for first place all race long, the No. 3 Corvette of Garcia and Magnussen had to settle for second place, but not before a surprise coming from the post-race tech inspection…
by Lindsey Fisher on July 10, 2012
Corvette Racing went into the July 7th American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park with the hopes of better luck than they had at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and that’s exactly what they got for the full 2 hours and 45 minutes of racing Saturday, finishing in respectable 2nd and 3rd-place positions.
by Lindsey Fisher on July 5, 2012
Chevrolet has done it once again, beating out the competition to take its seventh win in the Daytona Prototype class of the Grand-Am Rolex series over the weekend. But DP wasn’t the only class Chevy took.The American automaker also scored its second win and fifth top three finish in the Grand Touring class as well
The 2012 version of the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show took place last weekend in St. Charles, Illinois. Chamber of Commerce weather, a fantastic setting, and spectacular cars all combined to produce yet another memorable late-June celebration of Corvettes.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 19, 2012
The rodding scene is changing these days, with more and more young rodders getting into the scene with newer and newer vehicles. That’s why Goodguys is including Super Sunday at most of their events this year and the modern models that represented Colorado this year were anything but ordinary.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 19, 2012
With our full coverage of the event covering so much territory, we discovered that we had far too many pictures of the weekend festivities to cram them all into one article. We also wanted to share the full visual experience of the event with you, so we decided to dedicate a page to all the photos of RTTC.
Once a year, The American Street Car Series rolls into Southern California for an all-out war on the asphalt. Thanks to the pro-touring scene, this sport is gaining in popularity among muscle car enthusiasts all across the country. We were there to cover the entire event. For more, click here for all the action!
by Lindsey Fisher on June 18, 2012
With Corvette Racing having a stellar start to their season, no one could have expected the less than ideal finishing places the team ended up with at the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend. Unfortunately, things happen and the result on Sunday was a disappointing five-six finish for the team.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 15, 2012
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is just around the corner, with the race start happening less than a day from now, and Corvette Racing is primed and ready to defend their 2011 winning title. No one says that’s going to be easy but with the team now qualified, we’re expecting to see a well-oiled machine on Saturday.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 12, 2012
On Saturday, drivers competed in the EMCO Gears Classic at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Chevrolet once again proved itself to be a heavy hitter with the Corvette Daytona Prototype, taking the first and third place podium positions at the end of the race. This event marks the fifth win for the Corvette DP.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 4, 2012
In hopes of keeping with the tradition of amazing Le Mans finishes for the 2012 season, Corvette Racing recently participated in the Le Mans Test Day for the upcoming June race. Although things got a little bit hairy during the test session for rookie driver Jordan Taylor, the team seems to be in tip-top shape.
by Chris Demorro on June 4, 2012
The Corvette Daytona Prototypes of Action Express Racing took first and second place at this weekend’s Detroit Belle Isle Grand Am 200. Joining the Corvettes in victory lane was the Camaro GTR of Autohaus Motorsports.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 1, 2012
As many of you know, to celebrate the upcoming anniversary of America’s favorite sports car, Chevrolet has created the 60th Anniversary package that can be applied to any 2013 Corvette model, including the new 427 Convertible. But the 2013 Corvettes aren’t the only ones getting in on the action.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 30, 2012
In just a few short weeks, Corvette Racing will make its glorious return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans where the team will attempt to hold on to their winning title for another year. But things have changed a bit, with the team bringing on rookie driver Jordan Taylor, who will test for Le Mans soon.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 25, 2012
The team’s race to the 24-hour mark was cut short when, according to a Google-translated Jan Magnussen press article off of Magnussen’s website, with just 25 minutes left in the race, the HARIBO Corvette engine died with the Dane driving. At that time, the Corvette team was sitting in 16th place.
Drawing enthusiasts from all over the world, the infamous circuit boasts almost 13 miles of twisting pavement that caters to thousands of “Touristenfahrten” every year, and in this video we see what it’s like to lap the ‘Ring in a C5 Z06.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 15, 2012
It’s been almost a month since Corvette Racing took their first 2012 American Le Mans Series (ALMS) win on the streets of Long Beach, but the team’s performance over the weekend at Laguna Seca was the perfect reminder that Corvette Racing is the team to beat this season.
With rounds already completed at Sebring, Palm Beach International Raceway, Carolina Motorsports Park, and Daytona, the Crane Cams V8 Stock Car Road Racing Series goes into their summer break, starting up again the weekend of August 18-19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
by Bobby Kimbrough on May 8, 2012
The Revved Up 4 Kids Charity Weekend presented by Edelbrock has gotten larger and more spectacular every year. This year we were there to cover all the action from both days. Check it out here.
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by Paul Huizenga on April 6, 2012
The actual racing was 50′s-simple; from a rolling start, the cars accelerated at part throttle to a start cone a few hundred feet down the asphalt, pacing each other at whatever speed they’d agreed upon, then hit the throttle for a wide-open blast to the cone marking the finish line a half-mile distant.