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Default CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ride Along With the Corvette C7.R For 24 Hours

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Ride Along With the Corvette C7.R For 24 Hours

U.S. viewers can access in-car live streams, garage cam with FOX Sports online



DETROIT (June 11, 2014) – This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most anticipated one for Corvette Racing since the team’s debut there in 2000. It’s the first time at the Circuit de la Sarthe for the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, and American fans can ride along with the team for the entirety of the race.



Three dedicated cameras will stream live video on FOXsports.com,

Streaming | 24 Hours of Le Mans On-Board Pass <em>Presented by Chevrolet</em> helping to highlight Corvette Racing’s massive undertaking in this year’s race. Each of the two Corvettes – the No. 73 and No. 74 Corvette C7.R – will sport in-car cameras from green flag to checkered flag. In addition, a fixed camera in the Corvette Racing garage will stream to the Web for the full 24 hours.



“This is a monumental year for Chevrolet and Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans,” said Jeff Chew, Chevrolet Racing’s Manager of Business Strategy and Operations. “The attention on the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R has been staggering. That’s why we are pleased to offer our American fans a chance to follow our progress in one of racing’s most demanding challenges from start to finish.”



Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Jordan Taylor drive the No. 73 Corvette C7.R with Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Richard Westbrook in the No. 74 Corvette. The two cars were fourth and sixth in the annual Test Day on June 1.



With seven class victories at Le Mans since 2001, Corvette Racing and Chevrolet rank among the most successful teams and manufacturers to compete at Le Mans in the modern era.



The next time Corvette Racing takes to the circuit at Le Mans is 4 p.m. CET/10 a.m. ET today for free practice and qualifying. Corvette Racing will go for its eighth class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2001 at 3 p.m. CET/9 a.m. ET on Saturday with live coverage throughout on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, the FOX Sports Go mobile app and FOXsports.com.



Le Mans 24 Hours (times in Central European and Eastern Daylight)

· Practice/qualifying: 4-8 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight CET, Wednesday

10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-8 p.m. ET

· Qualifying: 7-9 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight CET, Thursday

1-3 p.m. , 4-8 p.m. ET

· Warm-up: 9-9:45 a.m. CET, Saturday

3-3:45 a.m. ET, Saturday

· Race: 3 p.m. Saturday-3 p.m. CET, Sunday

9 a.m. Saturday-9 a.m. ET, Sunday



Le Mans: Watch It! (Saturday, June 14-Sunday, June 15 – all times ET)

FOX Sports

· 8:30 a.m-4 p.m., Saturday (FOX Sports 1)

· 4-5 p.m., Saturday (FOX Sports 2)

· 5-6:30 p.m., Saturday (FOX Sports GO)

· 6:30 p.m., Saturday-1 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 2)

· 1-7:30 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 1)

· 7:30-9:30 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 2)



Corvette Racing 24-Hour Live Stream:

· 9 a.m. Saturday-9 a.m. Sunday (FOXsports.com)



Corvette Racing 24 Hours of Le Mans Record

Year
Finish
Class
Car
Drivers

2000
3rd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Pilgrim/Collins/Freon


4th
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Fellows/Kneifel/Bell

2001
1st
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Fellows/O’Connell/Pruett


2nd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Pilgrim/Collins/Freon

2002
1st
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Fellows/O’Connell/Gavin


2nd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Pilgrim/Collins/Freon

2003
2nd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Gavin/Collins/Pilgrim


3rd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Fellows/O’Connell/Freon

2004
1st
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Gavin/Beretta/Magnussen


2nd
GTS
Corvette C5-R
Fellows/O’Connell/Papis

2005
1st
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Beretta/Gavin/Magnussen


2nd
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Fellows/O’Connell/Papis

2006
1st
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Beretta/Gavin/Magnussen


7th
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Fellows/O’Connell/Papis

2007
2nd
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Fellows/O’Connell/Magnussen


14th
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Beretta/Gavin/Papis

2008
2nd
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Fellows/O’Connell/Magnussen


3rd
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Beretta/Gavin/Papis

2009
1st
GT1
Corvette C6.R
O'Connell/Magnussen/Garcia


4th
GT1
Corvette C6.R
Gavin/Beretta/Fassler

2010
10th (DNF)
GT2
Corvette C6.R
Gavin/Beretta/Collard


12th (DNF)
GT2
Corvette C6.R
O'Connell/Magnussen/Garcia

2011
1st
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Beretta/Milner/Garcia


14th (DNF)
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Gavin/Magnussen/Westbrook

2012
5th
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Garcia/Magnussen/Taylor


6th
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Gavin/Milner/Westbrook

2013
4th
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Garcia/Magnussen/Taylor


7th
GTE Pro
Corvette C6.R
Gavin/Milner/Westbrook

Totals
7 wins
14 starts
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