Corvette Racing Announces 2008 Lineup

Corvette Racing C6.RThe most successful team in American Le Mans Series history has set the schedule for the 2008 season.

The Corvette Racing Team will test two new Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars in February as they prepare for March’s first race from Florida on the 15th:  the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Corvette Racing decided to compete in all 12 Series rounds with both Corvettes in GT1.

According to, "Corvette Racing was conceived as a long-term program to showcase the performance, technology and value of Chevrolet’s world-class sports car," said Mark Kent, director of GM Racing. "Since the team’s competition debut in 1999, Corvette Racing’s success in top-tier road racing has produced a strong return on our investment, paying dividends in marketing, engineering, technology transfer, personnel development and other areas of our business. Corvette is now a performance icon that’s recognized around the world, and Corvette Racing’s continued participation in the American Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be an important element in the global celebration of GM’s 100th anniversary in 2008."

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  1. Harold Rodgers says:

    I am a great C6R fan, but why doesn’t the factory team race GT1 in Europe? I’m sure GM can put an engine in that Vette that would blow away Aston Martin in it’s own back yard! God bless America!

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