This is what it's like to drive 153 MPH in the dark

Corvette Racing's Tommy Milner slapped a camera* on his helmet for a night practice in advance of last weekend's 2011 Petit Le Mans race. This is how little you can see behind the wheel of a GT car while driving around a road circuit. Try not to scream when the Aston Martin goes flying by. » 10/07/11 2:30pm 10/07/11 2:30pm

How a racing sim rig helped a driver win at LeMans

This is just your everday home-built rig for running race simulations. It's one anyone could build for a few thousand dollars and a basic understanding of PVC cement. Except the rig you see below helped Tommy Milner win the 24 Hours of LeMans. » 10/04/11 12:00pm 10/04/11 12:00pm

Did GM illegally block a competitor to its Corvette race team?

A Texas race team has sued General Motors for antitrust violations, saying it conspired with tire maker Michelin to hobble a private competitor to GM's factory-owned Corvettes in American and international road racing. » 2/23/11 1:30pm 2/23/11 1:30pm

Corvette Racing Propaganda At Its Finest

We know this video is just marketing aimed at furthering the mythology of the Corvette and its ties to racing, but dammit if watching mechanics and engineers put together C6.R's and talk about racing isn't enough make us not care. » 3/04/10 3:30pm 3/04/10 3:30pm

How Corvette Racing Makes A Better ZR1

We've been told for years that without Corvette Racing there wouldn't be a Corvette ZR1 — or a Z06. Now, in honor of the updated C6.R, Corvette's put together a killer graphic showing us just how racing's made 'em better. » 3/03/10 9:30am 3/03/10 9:30am

2010 Corvette C6.R Livery: First Look

Jake is back and he's armed. The 2010 Corvette C6.R was spotted by Dan from BadBoyVettes hanging out at the Pratt & Miller shop with a new look seemingly inspired by Ninja throwing stars and, umm, razor wire. » 2/15/10 2:00pm 2/15/10 2:00pm

Corvette Racing Unveils New GT2 Corvette C6.R!

Corvette racing fans, prepare for a full-on Jakegasm! The newly-designed C6.R for the ALMS GT2 class has just been unveiled. Feast your eyes on all that Velocity Yellow below. » 8/04/09 1:45pm 8/04/09 1:45pm

The History Of Jake: Corvette Racing's Mascot

Racing liveries come and go, but there are some so iconic, so recognizable, they'll be remembered forever. For example, Gulf and Martini Racing. There's now a new one to add to that list. Meet "Jake." » 5/13/09 11:00am 5/13/09 11:00am

Corvette GT-1 Competition Edition: The C6R Look Without The Performance

With the C7 Corvette likely a long way off, GM is trying to keep the 'Vette bug alive by releasing a new version based on the championship-winning Corvette C6R. It's the Corvette GT-1 Competition Edition. » 1/30/09 4:00pm 1/30/09 4:00pm

The Corvette C6.R Comes Out To Play — Err — Practice

With IndyCar's Saturday practice session over here at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix it's time for the ALMS cars to get a chance to burn up some rubber and turn a tire or two into little rubber pellets for collection in the corners of the Belle Isle track. Ben caught one of the Corvette C6.R's as it gets ready to… » 9/01/07 12:00pm 9/01/07 12:00pm

Johnny O'Connell, Small Screen Star, Tosses Out First Pitch At Last…

Who knew that In addition to spending time waiting for his Corvette C6.R to drop off a car carrier, Johnny O'Connell could toss a fastball? We asked Johnny last night if he thought he'd thrown a strike and his response left no room for error: "That was definitely a strike!" While it looked more like it just barely… » 8/28/07 9:15am 8/28/07 9:15am