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

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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 »

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