Young adult fiction author and Indiana native John Green will drive the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe pace car for the Verizon IndyCar Series Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Bret Kelley for Chevrolet)

YA AUTHOR DRIVES THE CORVETTE PACE CAR AT GP OF INDY

INDIANAPOLIS – Acclaimed young adult fiction author and Indiana native John Green served as the honorary pace-car driver in a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe for the Verizon IndyCar Series Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 14. “John is a huge IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway fan and…

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CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Second Straight Overall Win for Wayne Taylor Racing

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2016) – Wayne Taylor Racing won its second straight race at Long Beach to lead an overall sweep for the Corvette Daytona Prototype program, and Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner extended their GT Le Mans (GTLM) championship lead with a runner-up finish in their No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at Saturday’s Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix.

Corvette Victory at Daytona 24 - 2016

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Historic 1-2 Finish for Corvette C7.R at Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A 24-hour race came down to 0.034 seconds Sunday as Corvette Racing won the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona when the team’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars finished 1-2 in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class.

Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Marcel Fässler drove the winning No. 4 Corvette C7.R with Gavin holding off teammate Antonio Garcia in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R. The two finished side-by-side with Gavin taking the checkered flag by a matter of inches. Each of the Corvettes completed 722 laps for 2,570.32 miles. The margin of victory set a Rolex 24 record.

Corvette Victory at Daytona 24 - 2016

Corvette Racing Finishes 1st-2nd at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona!

The last 20 minutes of the race came down to an all-out shootout between the No. 4 Corvette and, incredibly, the No. 3 Corvette driven by Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Mike Rockenfeller. Despite a momentary pass by the No. 3 car, Gavin, who piloted the No. 4 Corvette for the final stint of the race, held off his teammate to a narrow victory earlier this afternoon! The No. 3 crossed the finish line just a few feet behind for a P2 finish. For Corvette enthusiasts everywhere, it doesn’t get much better than this!

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Chevrolet Racing Wins 11 Championships in 2015

DETROIT – Chevrolet completed another successful year in motorsports in 2015, earning six manufacturer and five driver championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, United SportsCar Championship and Pirelli World Challenge series.

In addition, Chevrolet drivers won several noteworthy races in 2015,

Chevy ChampionsChevy motorsports excelled in 2015, earning six manufacturer and five driver championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, United SportsCar Championship and Pirelli World Challenge series. Jordan Taylor (l to r), Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, drivers of the #64 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, celebrated their victory Sunday, June 14, 2015 in the GTE Pro class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans United Sports Car Championship in Le Mans, France. (Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing)

including the Indianapolis 500, IndyCar Dual in Detroit, NHRA U.S. Nationals, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, and the manufacturer’s first overall victory in 50 years at the 12 Hours of Sebring.