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Corvette Retains Full-Season Driver Lineup

Corvette Racing retains full-season lineup of drivers as team enters 20th season of competition…

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Corvette Racing has retained its full-season driver lineup for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, as the Pratt & Miller-run factory squad heads into its 20th year of competition.

Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia will return to defend their GT Le Mans class championship in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R, with Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin back in the No. 4 car.

It will mark the seventh straight year the quartet has made up the regular driving roster, having combined for 111 victories and 12 drivers’ championships in their Corvette Racing careers.

“Consistency amongst the team and its drivers has been key to the success of our program for the last 20 years,” said Chevrolet Motorsports Director Mark Kent.

“Having Antonio, Jan, Oliver and Tommy returning for the 2018 season will definitely increase the likelihood of continued success for Corvette Racing.”

Additional drivers for the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup races, as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, have yet to be announced.

Audi factory aces Marcel Fassler and Mike Rockenfeller were loaned to the team for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Twelve Hours of Sebring and Motul Petit Le Mans this year, with Jordan Taylor joining Fassler in the lineup for Le Mans.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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