Antonio Garcia1980-06-05 (age 41)
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Chevrolet has revealed the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition to celebrate the car’s dominance in its first season in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Corvette Racing's Antonio Garcia says he 'pushed the whole race' in Saturday's FIA World Endurance Championship season opener at Spa to score a podium finish in Oliver Gavin's farewell race.
Long-time Corvette stalwarts Oliver Gavin and Antonio Garcia are relishing the prospect of racing together in the same car for the first time at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa, after being competing teammates for over a decade.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia, who earned GT Le Mans class pole for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, says the new rules regarding qualifying make it hard to find a clear lap.
Rolex 24 winner Antonio Garcia was left crying from “emotion and rage” after missing the celebrations due to a positive COVID-19 test, soon after the deaths of his grandfather and former mentor Adrian Campos.
One of Corvette Racing’s Rolex 24 GT Le Mans winners Antonio Garcia has tested positive for Covid-19, which forced him to miss the most of the race.
IMSA’s 2020 GT Le Mans class champion elect Antonio Garcia says he’s relieved that he and co-driver Jordan Taylor wrapped up the title before the Sebring 12 Hours.
Antonio Garcia says he knew winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's GT Le Mans title with the brand-new Corvette C8.R was possible as early as the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Corvette Racing pair Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor have been declared champions in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's GT Le Mans class after a post-race penalty for the sister car at Laguna Seca.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia says that while he’s frustrated to still not have a Petit Le Mans win on his résumé, extending his and Jordan Taylor’s championship lead was satisfying.
Antonio Garcia admits that several times he almost lost control of the #3 Corvette C8.R as he and Jordan Taylor scored their fifth win of the season at Charlotte’s rain-soaked Roval.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia admits he was fortunate to finish Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship race at VIRginia International Raceway, as he believed a late-race diffuser problem that caused his car to shake was a tire “blowing up”.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor were left exhilarated and relieved at finally nailing their first ever Road America wins in IMSA competition after a shunt for their primary rivals on the penultimate lap.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor are optimistic that a C8.R can score the new car’s third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win at Road America this weekend, but they expect a stronger challenge from BMW following the latest Balance of Performance changes.
Corvette Racing's victorious drivers in IMSA's WeatherTech 240, Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor, have described the American marque's landmark 100th North American sportscar racing win as "huge" and "special".
Corvette Racing’s drivers believe that recent work on Chevrolet’s simulator, and the performance of the C8.Rs on their debut in January at the Rolex 24 Hours, are encouraging pointers to form in next week’s WeatherTech 240 at Daytona.
Several of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s leading European drivers are facing a race against time to be present for the Sebring 12 Hours before the US ban on travellers from the continent comes into force.
After a strong race debut for the new mid-engined Corvette C8.R in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona resulted in a fourth place, star driver Antonio Garcia said he expects the car to visit victory lane soon.
Although both Antonio Garcia and Tommy Milner were reasonably happy with the qualifying laps that earned the new Corvette C8.R third and fourth on the grid for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, both feel there is more work needed to catch the heavily updated Porsche 911 RSRs.
Corvette Racing’s veteran stars, Oliver Gavin and Antonio Garcia, are positive about the new mid-engined C8.R’s progress but are uncertain how it will perform relative to its GT Le Mans class opposition at this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Defending IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar GT Le Mans champions Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia say they need a win in this weekend’s round at VIRginia International Raceway, scene of their previous win two years ago.
Both Corvette Racing driver line-ups were left frustrated after the team split strategies for the Road America round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, yet neither squad was able to capitalize on the pace of the C7.Rs.
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen is enduring somewhat of a win drought in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for Corvette Racing, but he and co-driver Antonio Garcia came agonizingly close to ending it last weekend…
Corvette’s Oliver Gavin says this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at Watkins Glen will be one of the most physically demanding races on the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule, as the team seeks its first race win since April last year.
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen and co-driver Antonio Garcia were on the podium again for Corvette Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class at Mid-Ohio, and here’s how…
An off-strategy effort by Corvette Racing in the final two hours to get its #3 car to the top step of the GT Le Mans podium in the Sebring 12 Hours was ruined by an extremely late caution period.
Oliver Gavin says the disasters that befell Corvette Racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona were largely a result of bad luck in the torrential rain, and that the venerable American coupes were fast in the dry.
Reigning IMSA GT Le Mans champion Jan Magnussen has admitted that his fastest time in qualifying at Daytona on Sunday was “a little artificial” and that Corvette Racing needs to find more pace to contend for race victory in three weeks.
Richard Westbrook will start Sunday’s GT-only IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Virginia International Raceway from pole position after topping a fascinating qualifying session on Saturday.
Chevrolet’s Antonio Garcia led the second IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship practice session at Virginia International Raceway on Friday, lapping over half a second clear of his rivals.
Corvette Racing has explained that its double switch of position during the final stint of Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Road America was an attempt to pull off an unlikely last-gasp victory.
Oliver Jarvis set the pace for Mazda Team Joest in opening hour of practice for Road America’s round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.
Corvette driver Antonio Garcia set a sensational sub-50 second lap at Lime Rock Park to snatch pole for the Northeast Grand Prix, one of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship’s GT-only rounds.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia said his chances of winning the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship vanished when he was blindsided by the tactics of the winning Ford GT.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia says that the team wasn’t expecting to win the GTLM class of the Watkins Glen Six Hours, so leading several laps and finishing runner-up was a major achievement.
Corvette Racing’s aces are hopeful that data, experience and strategy can lead to a fourth consecutive Sebring 12 Hours victory this weekend despite their performance shortfall in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The Corvette C7.Rs were simply lacking the pace of the Ford GTs at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, according to Antonio Garcia, a deficit accentuated by the dearth of full-course cautions.
Corvette Racing’s previous Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona winners are expecting it to be even more difficult to avoid trouble in this year’s race, due to the increased numbers of prototypes and drivers with little experience of endurance events.
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen only has to start Petit Le Mans to wrap up the IMSA GT LM crown – and he’s been designing an F1 track in his down time!
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen won last time out at VIR, but knows there’s still plenty to do to take the IMSA GTLM crown.
The mood in the Corvette Racing team was split between happiness and disappointment following the seventh round of the 11-race IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Lime Rock Park.
Gary Pratt, Corvette Racing team principal, says the team can take satisfaction from its recovery drive and the thrilling manner in which the GTE Pro class finished, despite a puncture preventing a ninth class victory for the American squad.
Corvette Racing’s C7.Rs qualified only sixth and tenth for Saturday’s start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but both Jordan Taylor and Jan Magnussen say their car’s handling is far better than last year.
Jordan and Ricky Taylor dominated the fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Circuit of the Americas in their WTR Cadillac, while the GTLM class hit the self-destruct button at the very first corner.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia admits that Porsche’s late-race misfortune meant his strongest challenge in the GTLM evaporated in the final hour of the 12 Hours of Sebring.
Tommy Milner, who along with Oliver Gavin and Marcel Fassler won GTLM in last year’s Sebring 12 Hours, is hopeful that rising temperatures will play into the hands of his Corvette C7.R despite having to start from the back of the grid.
Antonio Garcia, a class winner at both Le Mans and Daytona, is hoping Corvette's qualifying speed is not indicative of their race pace.
Three-day test at Daytona for three-time Rolex 24 class winner
Mike Rockenfeller and Marcel Fassler have been confirmed as Corvette Racing’s endurance drivers for 2017, after helping the team to a 1-2 finish at Daytona last January.
Qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's 2016 finale at Road Atlanta followed practice form in the Prototype category, but there were surprises in other classes.
Olivier Pla put the Michael Shank Ligier on top for the fourth straight practice session at Petit Le Mans, as Ferrari 488s headed the GTLM class.