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By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Last year, Corvette Racing’s No. 3 team fittingly scored the team’s third straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) championship. The team’s other Chevrolet Corvette C7.R carries No. 4. Can they keep the trend going? As Tommy Milner – the co-driver of the No. 4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin, with whom he also shared the 2016 GTLM championship and a win that year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona – puts it, a strong result in the season opener definitelyRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship draws to a close on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Road Atlanta with the 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans. The race also represents the season finale for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. The 21st annual Motul Petit Le Mans headlines an event week at the 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit that also includes the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s two-hour Fox Factory 120 , which wraps up its 2018 campaign on Friday, Oct. 12. OtherRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DANVILLE, Va. – Garcia Gets VIR Three-peat Effort Off to Solid Start by Leading Friday Practice at VIR Antonio Garcia was at it again on Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. After winning the Michelin GT Challenge each of the past two years with No. 3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R co-driver Jan Magnussen, Garcia posted the fastest time in Friday practice for the two-hour, 40-minute race on Sunday. Garcia’s best time – which came in the second of the day’s two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practiceRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second of two GT-only races is on tap for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the series heads to VIRginia International Raceway near Danville, Virginia for the Michelin GT Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 19. The two-hour, 40-minute race will start at 1 p.m. ET with live television coverage beginning on FS1 for the first hour before moving to FS2 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET IMSA Radio also will offer live coverage on IMSA.com, RadioLeMans.com and Sirius XM Radio (SiriusRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Over the past two decades, Corvette Racing has done a whole lot of celebrating in victory lane. 107 times to be exact. The next time it happens in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which could come as soon as July 1 at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, it’ll be the 100th IMSA victory for the storied program. The team’s other eight victories have come at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This weekend, they’re looking to make it nine, andRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ohio — The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course plays host to the Acura Sports Car Challenge on May 4-6, highlighting the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s return to the track for the first sports car main-event weekend in Ohio since Grand Am’s last visit in 2013. There are 34 cars on the entry list in the first non-endurance event on the calendar with all three car classes present so let’s dive into the entry list. Prototype The Prototype field boasts 14 entries with the same entriesRead More
By IMSA Wire Service LONG BEACH, Calif. – The streets of Long Beach continue to be very, very good to Corvette Racing, and more specifically, the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R team of Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner. On a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon, the No. 4 team claimed its second consecutive victory on the legendary Southern California street circuit, taking the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory in the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Milner took the lead from Earl BamberRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With 106 victories since the program’s inception 20 years ago, there aren’t a lot of races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule where Corvette Racing hasn’t enjoyed considerable success. With six victories in 11 races, including a GT Le Mans (GTLM) win in last year’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, the legendary Southern California street circuit has seen its share of Velocity Yellow in victory lane over the years. The two-car team will look to run itsRead More
By IMSA Wire Service SEBRING, Fla. – The 66th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts is now one third of the way in the books and the No. 7 Acura Team Penske Acura ARX-05 DPi car shared by Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor and Graham Rahal led the way at the four-hour mark. The No. 7 Acura DPi has been among the front-runners throughout the week at Sebring, leading practice on Thursday and qualifying third in the hands of Taylor, a defending champion of both theRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring concludes 36 hours of endurance racing for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and the class with the fewest changes is the GTLM class. Let’s take a look at the nine car class. Corvette Racing has two C7.R machines ready to tackle Sebring and with it there are no driver lineup changes to ether car. The No. 3 C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller are looking to repeat their class win from 2017 while OliverRead More