LeMans: Ride along with Corvette for 24 hours

The Corvette team in the pits at LeMans
The Corvette team in the pits at LeMans

Corvette Racing fans throughout the United States once again have the opportunity to get an inside look at the team’s chase for an eighth class victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. FOXSports.com will provide a live video stream featuring in-car cameras in both the No. 63 and No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars and the Corvette Racing pit throughout Saturday and Sunday’s race.

It means Corvette owners and Corvette Racing fans won’t miss a minute of the action as Corvette Racing competes in the GTE Pro class in the 83rd running of the French endurance race. The team is trying to complete endurance racing’s “Triple Crown" by adding a Le Mans victory to those from the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

“This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is shaping up to be one of the most competitive ever," said Jeff Chew, Manager of Business Strategy and Operations for Chevrolet Racing. “We are pleased to partner again with FOX Sports to take our Corvette Racing fans along on the ride for all 24 hours. We know all our Corvette owners and fans are eager to see Corvette Racing race toward an eighth Le Mans victory"

Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 63 Corvette C7.R while Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Jordan Taylor partner in the No. 64 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.

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

  • Qualifying: 7-9 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight CET, Thursday, June 11 — 1-3 p.m., 4-6 p.m. ET
  • Warm-up: 9-9:45 a.m. CET, Saturday, June 13 — 3-3:45 a.m. ET
  • Race: 3 p.m. Saturday-3 p.m. CET, Sunday, June 14 — 9 a.m. Saturday-9 a.m. ET, Sunday

Le Mans: Watch It! (Saturday, June 13-Sunday, June 14 – all times ET)

  • 9 a.m. Saturday-9 a.m. Sunday (Live In-Car and Garage Cameras)
  • 8:30 a.m. Saturday-9:30 a.m. Sunday (FOX Sports GO)
  • 8:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday (FOX Sports 2)
  • 7-8 p.m., Saturday (FOX Sports 1)
  • 11 p.m., Saturday-12:30 a.m. Sunday (FOX Sports 2)
  • 3:30-7:30 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 1)
  • 7:30-9 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 2)
  • 9-9:30 a.m., Sunday (FOX Sports 1)

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

2014

2nd

GTE Pro

Corvette C7.R

Garcia/Magnussen/Taylor

4th

GTE Pro

Corvette C7.R

Gavin/Milner/Westbrook

Totals

7 wins

15 starts

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