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CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Corvette Racing Fast Facts

Ahead of Round 10 of the American Le Mans Series

What: Petit Le Mans, final round of the American Le Mans Series. The race airs live starting at 11 a.m. on FOX Sports 2 with alternating live broadcasts on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.

No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor
  Starting fourth in GT. Antonio Garcia posted a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in qualifying.
  History at Road Atlanta

  • Antonio Garcia Three ALMS starts. Best finish: 2nd (2012)
  • Jan Magnussen 15 ALMS starts. Best finish: 1st (2004, 2005, 2008, 2010). One fastest race lap (2008).
  • Jordan Taylor One ALMS start. Best finish: 2nd (2012)

No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Richard Westbrook
  Starting seventh in GT. Oliver Gavin posted a lap of 1:19.440 (115.106 mph) Friday in qualifying.
  History at Road Atlanta

  • Oliver Gavin 15 ALMS starts. Best finish: 1st (2002, 2003 spring race, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010). One pole position (2004) and four fastest race laps (2004-07)
  • Tommy Milner Two ALMS starts. Best finish: 2nd (2012)
  • Richard Westbrook Two ALMS starts. Best finish: 4th (2011)

Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta
  Number of races: 16
  Victories: 10
  Podiums: 20
  Pole positions: 7
  Fastest race laps: 8

  • First race: 1999 (4th and 5th in GTS)
  • First 1-2 team finish: 2004

Petit Le Mans (all times ET)
Warmup: 9:15 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19
Race: 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19

Petit Le Mans: Watch It!
Race (TV): 11 a.m.-noon, 2:30-6:30 p.m. (FOX Sports 2); 6:30-8 p.m. (FOX Sports 1); 8-9:30 p.m. (FOX Sports 2)
Race (Web): 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 (ALMS.com)

Corvette Racing History at Road Atlanta

Year

Class

Drivers

Result

Car

Notes

1999

GTS

Fellows/Kneifel/Paul Jr.

5th

Corvette C5-R

Fellows pole; Gavin fastest race lap

   

Pilgrim/Collins/Sharp

4th

Corvette C5-R

 

2000

GTS

Fellows/Kneifel/Bell

3rd

Corvette C5-R

Fellows pole

   

Pilgrim/Collins/Freon

1st

Corvette C5-R

 

2001

GTS

Fellows/O'Connell

9th

Corvette C5-R

Fellows pole

   

Collins/Pilgrim/Freon/p>

1st

Corvette C5-R

 

2002

GTS

Fellows/O'Connell/Gavin

1st

Corvette C5-R

 
   

Collins/Pilgrim/Freon/p>

3rd

Corvette C5-R

Pilgrim fastest race lap

2003*

GTS

Fellows/O'Connell

5th

Corvette C5-R

 
   

Collins/Gavin

3rd

Corvette C5-R

 

2004

GTS

Fellows/O'Connell/Papis

2nd

Corvette C5-R

 
   

Beretta/Gavin/Magnussen

1st

Corvette C5-R

Gavin pole, fastest race lap

2005*

GT1

Fellows/O'Connell

2st

Corvette C6.R

O'Connell pole, fastest race lap

   

Beretta/Gavin

2nd

Corvette C6.R

 

2005

GT1

Fellows/O'Connell/Papis

6th

Corvette C6.R

O'Connell pole, fastest race lap

   

Beretta/Gavin/Magnussen

1st

Corvette C6.R

Beretta pole, Gavin fastest race lap

2006

GT1

Fellows/O'Connell/Papis

4th

Corvette C6.R

O'Connell pole

   

Beretta/Gavin/Magnussen

3rd

Corvette C6.R

Gavin fastest race lap

2007

GT1

Magnussen/O'Connell/Fellows

3rd

Corvette C6.R

Magnussen pole, fastest race lap

   

Beretta/Gavin/Papis

1st

Corvette C6.R

Gavin fastest race lap

2008

GT1

Magnussen/O'Connell/Fellows

1st

Corvette C6.R

O'Connell pole, Magnussen fastest race lap

   

Beretta/Gavin/Papis

2nd

Corvette C6.R

Gavin pole, fastest race lap

2009

GT2

Magnussen/O'Connell/Garcia

6th

Corvette C6.R

 
   

Beretta/Gavin/Fassler

4th

Corvette C6.R

 

2010

GT

Beretta/O'Connell/Garcia

6th

Corvette C6.R

 
   

Gavin/Magnussen/Collard

1st

Corvette C6.R

Magnussen fastest race lap

2011

GT

Beretta/Milner/Garcia

17th

Corvette C6.R

 
   

Gavin/Magnussen/Westbrook

4th

Corvette C6.R

 

2012

GT

Garcia/Magnussen/Taylor

2nd

Corvette C6.R

Magnussen fastest race lap

   

Gavin/Milner/Westbrook

12th

Corvette C6.R

 

* Denotes two-hour, 45-minute race

ALMS GT Championship Standings

Driver Standings Team Standings Manufacturer Standings
1. Antonio Garcia/Jan Magnussen - 125
2. Dirk Muller - 109
3. Oliver Gavin/Tommy Milner - 100
4. Dominik Farnbacher/Marc Goossens - 93
5. Bill Auberlen - 82
1. Corvette Racing - 161
2. BMW Team RLL - 120
3. SRT Motorsports - 109
4. Risi Competizione - 56
5. CORE autosport - 48
1. Chevrolet - 164
2. BMW - 134
3. SRT - 123
4. Ferrari - 109
5. Porsche - 95

Release Date: October 19, 2013