The dark mutterings from the paddock and press room all revolved around the number of cars that would be on 3.74 mile track, and the standards of driving to be expected from some of the less experienced drivers…
In fairness to the ACO / FIA, the balance of performance is a hugely difficult task, and all of the manufacturers will do whatever they can to make it appear their car is slower before the race. This year the ACO / FIA got it badly wrong….
With two hours to go, ex-Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta in the Risi Ferrari 458 led by just over a minute from the recovering #4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin at the wheel. Tommy Milner took over for the final stints with still more than 30 seconds to find in the last hour…
On a recent balmy, sunny Southeastern Friday, just under 50 cars competed in the Grassroots Motorsports (GRM) 2012 Ultimate Track Car Challenge (UTCC). The event happens every year at the historic, scenic and exhilarating Virginia International Raceway, between South Boston and Danville, Virginia.
24 Hours of Le Mans has been a trademark race throughout the world for over eighty years now with the first race being held in 1923. The goal of the 24-hour endurance is to not only be the fastest, but to have the most dependable car.
After taking five pole positions in the 2009 SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series, Tony Ave was at it again in qualifying for the 2010 season opener at New Jersey Motorsports Park, but he got the pole by the slimmest of margins over 2009 Trans-Am champion Tomy Drissi.
Chalk it up to another win for the Bad Boy Vettes C6-R team in Long Beach. This is the last GT1 ALMS race until further notice, as the two C6-R Corvettes were the only GT1 series cars entered at the Grand Prix anyway.
The Corvette Z06R GT3s dominated the both FIA GT3 European Championship races at Brno, in the Czech Republic last week. On a wet track the American cars scored a 1-2-3 finish in the first race of the weekend.
When Ron Fellows arrived at the registration trailer outside Mosport International Raceway on Sunday morning, we’re not sure if he knew what exactly time it was. What he did know was that there was a job to be done, and that is exactly what he set about to do.
Approaching the Trans Am series’ second event, at Mosport International Raceway, one could hardly be blamed for wondering whether Tommi Drissi would continue his winning ways. Drissi convincingly won the season opener at New Jersey Motorsports Park, earlier this month.
This weekend, the American Le Mans Series took to Laguna Seca, as Corvette Racing clashed with longtime rivals Porsche, BMW, Ferrari and Ford. The Grand Touring (GT) class was especially brutal, as eight different cars lead the race at one point, including both C6.R Corvettes from Corvette Racing.