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    According to Racer Magazine, Corvette Racing is withdrawing the new mid-engine C8.Rs from September's event. With the Porsche GT having done the same just days prior, we might see more teams follow suit. If so, odds are strong that Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) will simply cancel this year's...
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    When he said "it is not enough that I should win, all others must fail," I think it's safe to assume that Genghis Khan was talking about the Chevrolet C6.R. Not only did it win its class at Le Mans three times and come in second twice, it dominated the American Le Mans Series so badly that...
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    Corvette Racing will be starting third at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend in what will be the last Le Mans run for the C7.R. It's the 20th consecutive start for the team at the 24-hour race, which will go this Saturday afternoon in France - that's 9am Eastern - and run into Sunday. During...
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    While the big yellow Vettes are a staple of the French countryside in June, Corvette racing hadn't actually confirmed that it would be making the trek out to Mans this summer up to now. And while Corvette racing hasn't said a lot yet, the organization that runs Le Mans, the ACO, has now...
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    The National Corvette Museum is going to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and it wants you to join. The race takes place on June 15, but since you're flying all the way to Europe, the NCM tour will take a little longer than 24 hours. Set to start in London on June 6, the tour will take you to Paris...
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    We already know Chevrolet is working on a mid-engine Corvette, but now we can confirm the automaker is taking the highly anticipated supercar racing as well.  Racing website Sportscar365 photographed a test mule for a mid-engine C8 Corvette racecar testing at Road America today. The mule was...
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    Corvette Racing ninth class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans will have to wait another year as the team could do no better than fourth in the GTE Pro class this weekend. The whole event was a forgettable one for the 'Vettes, which failed to qualify particularly well and struggled to keep up with...
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    Corvette Racing is aiming for its ninth victory at the venerated 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, and it'll be looking to achieve that with its IMSA lineup. With two cars and six drivers, all of whom have multiple Le Mans victories, Corvette Racing feels that it has the best chance of getting...
  9. Motorsports & Racing News
    Never mind that Chevy has yet to even admit that it's making a mid-engine Corvette, Larbre racing team may have just dropped a hint about a C8 race car. The hint came at a press conference in which the team, which ran the #50 C7.R Art Car at Le Mans last year, was explaining why it won't race a...
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    How could anyone be upset after Corvette Racing and Aston Martin gave us a legendary last lap battle for racing's most elusive trophy? On Sunday afternoon the Corvette garage went through equal parts euphoria and excruciating disappointment as they watched the No.63 C7.R slip from first to...
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    Corvette Racing is ready for its 18th 24 Hours of Le Mans after Antonio Garcia put the No. 63 Corvette on the third row, and Tommy Milner stuck the sister No. 64 C7.R on the fifth row in final qualifying Thursday night. Garcia's top time came at the open of Thursday's final session. The No. 63...
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    GM's Racing Director Mark Kent would like to see the new Cadillac DPi-V.R competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The statement comes after the Automobile Club de l'Ouest turned on its heels and said IMSA's DPi cars could potentially be eligible as non-hybrid LMP1 entries with only minor...
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    After sweeping everything there was to sweep during the 2016 IMSA season, Corvette Racing will return to the track in 2017 with the same driver roster as it has for the past six seasons. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner will split duties in the two Mobil 1/SiriusXM...
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