Tag: corvette racing

RIP “Marietta Bob” Johnson – “Everyman’s Corvette Racer”

The Corvette racing world lost another legend this month when Robert D. “Marietta Bob” Johnson passed away on May 7, 2012 at age 85. He earned the nickname “Marietta Bob” to differentiate him from his racing partner, “Columbus Bob” Johnson. They were named for their hometowns in Ohio. Marietta Bob didn’t start racing until he

  Comments | By - May 19, 2012

Watch Our Corvette Racing Drivers in the Nurburgring 24

Although our factory Corvette C6.Rs have the weekend off, we’ll be watching the Nurburgring 24 hour race with Jan Magnussen, Tommy Milner and Richard Westbrook who’ve teamed up with Daniel Keilwitz, winner of the 2010 FIA GT3 Drivers Championship, to drive this gold GT3 Z06R #90 Callaway Corvette for Haribo. The Nurburgring 24 begins this

  Comments | By - May 18, 2012

Corvette Racing Reigns in American Le Mans Series Monterey with One-Two Finish

Photo Credit: Drew Phillips / AOL Gavin and Milner Score Consecutive GT Victories; Magnussen and Garcia Take Second in Six-Hour Race MONTEREY, Calif., May 12, 2012 – Corvette Racing broke its victory drought at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in convincing fashion today, sweeping the fiercely competitive GT class with a one-two finish in the six-hour

  Comments | By - May 13, 2012

American Le Mans Heats Up as the Series Heads to Laguna Seca

by John Coyle Corvette Forum Even with a damaged car?most of the race was run without a hood?Corvette Racing drivers Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin were able to pull out a victory at the demolition derby that was the Streets of Long Beach. And while the team is fresh off a win and seems to […] More »

  Comments | By - May 8, 2012

Battered But Undefeated: Corvette Racing Wins Long Beach ALMS!

Gavin and Milner Score GT Victory on Streets of Long Beach; Magnussen and Garcia Finish Fourth in Battered Corvette LONG BEACH, Calif., April 14, 2012 – Corvette Racing drivers Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin won a hard-fought battle in the streets of Long Beach today, claiming a GT class victory in the second round of

  Comments | By - April 15, 2012

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