For two winners of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, this was one of the most uneventful races they’ve ever driven—and for that, they’re grateful. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a top-level Le Mans prototype or a road-car-based Corvette: the key to winning is to do everything as flawlessly as possible. »
[In addition to being an efficient way to allow air to flow into the cabin and cool the driver, this little vent on the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R driver’s door also doubles as a stylish bunny holder when the race car is parked.]
If there’s one thing Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor loves, it’s his dog Fonzie. Fonzie, unfortunately, had to stay at home for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. So, one group of fans brought him a stand-in Fonzie. I’m pretty sure this is how Corvette Racing won Le Mans—with awwwww. »
The end of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was so stressful for Jordan Taylor that he hid in the bathroom for the end of the race. His Corvette Racing team was chasing AF Corse’s #51 Ferrari in GTE Pro until #51 had to come in for a half-hour’s worth of repairs, at which point, it was Corvette’s race to lose.
LE MANS, FRANCE - JUNE 13: The #64 Corvette of Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Jordan Taylor is shown in action at night during the 24 Hour of Lemans on June 13, 2015 in Le Mans, France. (Photo by Brian Cleary/Getty Images)
One of the most unexpected things I’ve discovered from my first trip to Le Mans is that this part of France has heinous, giant flies everywhere, particularly on muggy, sweaty days like today. It looks like I’m not alone in total fly hate mode. Number 64, clean your onboard camera. »
After Jan Magnussen’s crash at the Porsche Curves during today’s second qualifying session, the No. 63 Corvette C7.R is being pulled from the 24 Hours of Le Mans due to the extent of the damage.
Since Formula One has become a bit stale and stifled by regulations, the World Endurance Championship has emerged as a much more interesting “anything goes” sort of racing series. This leads to bonkers entries like the front-wheel drive Nissan GT-R LM Nismo prototype. But if Corvette Racing ran an LMP1 prototype, what… »
As a European, I must salute you. The two Corvette C7.Rs were simply amazing at Le Mans. And not just because of those burnouts. »
Everyone else has a little square telling their cars where to hit their marks. Corvette Racing has Jake. Hey Jake. You're scaring the French. Well done. »
Ryan Briscoe has one of the most diverse careers in motorsports. He's test Formula One cars, raced prototypes and GT cars, and is also a multi-time winner on the IndyCar circuit. And now he's here to answer all of your dire questions. »
We've seen many onboard laps of Le Mans, but never one quite like this: ride through the whole Circuit de la Sarthe at night from the helmet of Jordan Taylor in the #73 Corvette Racing ZR1. »
Chevrolet decided to tease its offering for the upcoming SEMA show with a short video showing a few Camaros, some Corvette bits and an expected, yet depressing, number of truck grills. Then there's this. Jake, old pal, is that you? »