Racing Roundup: Victories For Both Corvette Racing, Chevy Cruze WTCC Racing0
Corvette Racing Rebounds
After a disappointing result at Conneticut’s Lime Rock earlier this month, Corvette Racing managed to snatch the win away from BMW, Ferrari and Porsche with a first place finish at Mosport in Ontario, Canada by the abilities of Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen in the No. 4 Corvette C6.R. Drivers Olivier Beretta and Tommy Miler took sixth in the No. 3 car after the two-hour, 45-minute race.
In current American Le Mans Points Standings, Gavin and Magnussen are in second place with 57 points, distant from BMW’s Joey Hand and Dirk Mueller’s 80 first place points. Corvette Racing’s next event is the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge in Lexington, Ohio, on Saturday, August 6, starting at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Chevrolet Cruze WTCC Team Continues First Place Streak
If you’ve been reading Racing Roundup at all, then you already know how much of a pounding the Cruze WTCC team is putting on the rest of the competition. The race in Donington, England was no different, as the team took 1-2-3 in the first race and a 1-2 finish in the second. Yvan Muller came out on top for both races, while Rob Huff finished in 2nd twice. Alain Menu took 3rd and then 5th.
Manufacturer’s standings currently pit Chevrolet at 577 points, BMW at 328, SEAT with 313 and Volvo with 92 points. The team’s next race is in Oschersleben, Germany on August 7.
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