The Combination of Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin Take the Checkered Flag in CT.

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Tommy Milner

Corvette Racing

Oliver Gavin

Lakeville, CT – Corvette racing drivers Milner and Gavin showed that patience and experience are a tough combination to beat as the co-drivers brought home program victory 100 and the win at Lime Rock on Saturday afternoon for Team Corvette.  Even more importantly they stayed atop of a very tight race standings in the GT Le Mans class.  The start to today’s race was a bit bumpy with the prototype challenge cars struggling to get the green flag as they were waived through more than once.  Barely a lap in saw the BMW car #100 go out after being bumped by Porsche.  And this was just the first of many times today team Porsche would make contact with other racers.

Milner showed great strategy in maintaining good track position for most of his seat time holding steady at the fourth spot throughout his approximate two hours behind the wheel.  His driving skills were on display at one point half way through his turn when two other cars ahead of him got tangled heading into turn six (?) yet Milner masterfully maneuvered the Corvette out of harms way and never lost a beat. The fourth caution brought a driver change and also witnessed the number two and three position cars, with Porsche again taking out the other Read the rest of this entry »

Marsh Racing has announced that it has added veteran driver Bors Said to its Corvette Gran Am Series racing team to co-drive with Eric Curran.  Said will make his debut with the team at the Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona Speedway, Saturday July 3rd.  Team owner Ted Marsh is hopeful Said will stay with the team for the remainder of the season.  Marsh racing in its innaugrual season in Grand Am is having to learn on the fly, as evidenced at Mid-Ohio last weekend when their day ended almost as soon as it began dropping out with an engine failure.  Story link is HERE

-Ashur

Germany: A test driver for  Toyota in a LF-A collided with a test driver for BMW on highway 410 close to Nurburgring.  The driver of the Toyota died at the scene, the driver and passenger of the BMW are expected to survive.  More on the story HERE

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We will follow this series along.  Here is the next installment.  Watch for a beautiful yellow C4 part way through.  Link is HERE for the story. 

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El Mirage, AZ city manager BJ Cornwall is taking heat for proposing to lay off city employees and forcing pay cuts to others all the while accepting a $20k raise himeself and car allowance for a new Corvette.  Talk about bad PR.  Read more on the story HERE

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Circuits Magazine is participating in the Bridgestone 2010 Eco Rally with a C6 Z06 as an entrant.  More info on the rally itself is HERE and follow the link HERE for Circuits Mag.

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Those Yank loathing Brits over at Top Gear kick off a new season this Sunday.  Check your local listings and set your DVR. 

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The Mini Cooper fared pretty well actually, just a little more then a second slower then the Porsche.  Now to see what Hyundai can do.  Mini Cooper for the win I say. 

 

 

Link is HERE in PDF.

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