Oliver Gavin1972-09-29 (age 48)
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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.
Five-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Oliver Gavin will retire from the cockpit after this weekend's opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season at Spa.
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.
Oliver Gavin and Townsend Bell will be part of Vasser Sullivan Racing’s line-up for this month’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
Jordan Taylor is looking at the big picture of Corvette Racing’s championship-winning season, after mechanical failures blighted both C8.Rs in the Sebring 12 Hours.
With Oliver Gavin about to step down from a full-time driving role for Corvette Racing, his teammates in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have shared their thoughts on this cornerstone of the team’s driver line-up.
Chevrolet and Corvette Racing are paying tribute to the accomplishments of Oliver Gavin, who will step away from full-time competition with the program at the end of 2020.
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.
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.
Corvette's new C8.R already feels "solid and competitive" ahead of this week's Roar Before the 24 test at Daytona, according to team newcomer Jordan Taylor.
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.
Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner has been sidelined by a hand injury incurred in last Sunday’s opening-lap shunt at Watkins Glen, and will thus make way for Marcel Fassler in this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
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.
Corvette drivers Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen have questioned the use of the safety car in the Le Mans 24 Hours, after a late intervention effectively ended the American marque's chances.
Oliver Gavin says he finds it baffling that Corvette stablemate Marcel Fassler was judged to blame for the crash that eliminated the #64 car from the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Corvette Racing's Oliver Gavin concedes that the on-form Porsche 911 RSRs will be "difficult to beat" in this year's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans class title fight.
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.
Oliver Gavin says he’s “not too disheartened” by the venerable Corvette C7.R’s performance in Shanghai, despite qualifying 1.36sec off the fastest GTE Pro car.
Chevrolet has unveiled the livery in which its solo Corvette will race in the Shanghai FIA World Endurance Championship round later this month.
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.
Oliver Gavin, a five-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner with Corvette Racing, is convinced the team will “come back stronger in 2019” after a subdued performance at this year’s race.
Split strategies by Action Express Racing paid off perfectly for Filipe Albuquerque and Joao Barbosa in a thrilling IMSA race at Long Beach, as a Corvette win in GTLM rounded off a great day for GM.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chevrolet’s IMSA champions Dane Cameron, Eric Curran, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner were left awestruck by their title haul following last Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.
Michael Shank Racing held on to beat ESM Racing to clinch victory in the finale of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as Dane Cameron and Eric Curran won the Prototype championship.
Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, who need only to finish seventh at Petit Le Mans to win the IMSA GT Le Mans Drivers’ championship, say they still need to be on their game to clinch the crown.
Historic venue again welcomes GT Le Mans championship contenders
Doug Fehan has paid tribute to his four drivers for clinching a 1-2 finish and milestone victory in the WeatherTech United SportsCar Champonship’s GT Le Mans category at Lime Rock yesterday.
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park the most successful venue for leading GTLM team
Trouble-free run for No. 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at French endurance classic
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Ahead of team’s 17th start at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Corvette driver Oliver Gavin says that the GTE Pro class in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours is so competitive that any one of the 14 entries could end up winning.
Pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs ready to go for ninth win at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Oliver Gavin fourth-quickest in class as No. 64 team goes for second straight Le Mans win
Test day marks return to France for defending champion.
Chevrolet Racing driver Tommy Milner admits that the Corvette squad at Le Mans is under “extra pressure” this year due to the presence of Ford’s new GT contender.
The United States leads the entry list for the prestigious endurance race on June 18-19 with 12 cars, 10 of which compete in the WeatherTech Championship.
Gavin, Milner second in GTLM despite late-race contact while leading.