Tommy Milner

Tommy Milner (born January 28, 1986),[1][failed verification] is an American GM factory racing and test driver, currently also employed full-time in Corvette Racing. Tommy started karting at the age of 14 and began his career as a sports car driver in the 2004 and 2005 Grand-Am seasons. He drove for Panoz in 2006 and 2008 and for Rahal Letterman Racing in 2007, 2009 and 2010 in the American Le Mans Series. In 2010 he finished 3rd in the GT Driver's Championship. In 2011, he decided to make the switch to Corvette Racing. Currently he drives the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R with co-driver Jordan Taylor. In addition to driving for Corvette Racing in 2011 he also drove for Team Need for Speed Schubert at the 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring.[2]

Tommy Milner
Tom Milner the younger.jpg
Tommy Milner at 24 Hours of Le Mans 2006 Drivers' Parade
NationalityAmerican
BornJanuary 28, 1986 (1986-01-28) (age 35)
Washington, D.C., United States
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years2006-2007, 2011-2019
TeamsMultimatic Motorsports, Team LNT, Corvette Racing
Best finish11th overall (2011)
Class wins2 (2011, 2015)

The highlight of Tommy's career so far is a class victory at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Chevrolet Corvette C6.R with teammates Antonio García and Olivier Beretta.[3] He also won his first American Le Mans Series race at the 2012 American Le Mans Series at Long Beach.[4] In 2013 he took his first class victory at the 12 Hours of Sebring.

Racing recordEdit

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2006   Multimatic Motorsport Team Panoz   Gunnar Jeannette
  Scott Maxwell
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 34 DNF DNF
2007   Team LNT   Tom Kimber-Smith
  Danny Watts
Panoz Esperante GT-LM GT2 60 DNF DNF
2011   Corvette Racing   Olivier Beretta
  Antonio García
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GTE
Pro
314 11th 1st
2012   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Richard Westbrook
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GTE
Pro
215 NC NC
2013   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Richard Westbrook
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R GTE
Pro
309 22nd 7th
2014   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Richard Westbrook
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
333 20th 4th
2015   Corvette Racing-GM   Oliver Gavin
  Jordan Taylor
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
337 17th 1st
2016   Corvette Racing - GM   Oliver Gavin
  Jordan Taylor
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
219 DNF DNF
2017   Corvette Racing - GM   Marcel Fässler
  Oliver Gavin
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
335 24th 8th
2018   Corvette Racing - GM   Marcel Fässler
  Oliver Gavin
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
259 DNF DNF
2019   Corvette Racing   Marcel Fässler
  Oliver Gavin
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R GTE
Pro
82 DNF DNF

Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Points
2020 Corvette Racing GTLM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Chevrolet 5.5 L V8 DAY
7
DAY
5
SEB
1
ELK
2
VIR
4
ATL
2
MOH
2
CLT
4
ATL
4
LGA
3
SEB
6
3rd 315
2021 Corvette Racing GTLM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Chevrolet 5.5 L V8 DAY
2
SEB
WGL
MOS
LIM
ELK
VIR
LGA
LBH
PET
2nd* 355*

* Season still in progress.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corvette Racing Driver Profile: Tommy Milner". 2011-05-29. Archived from the original on 2012-05-08.
  2. ^ "DRIVERS BLOG>> SANDSTROM & MILNER AT THE NÜRBURGRING 24HR PT.I". 2011-07-12.
  3. ^ "Corvette Racing Wins 24 Hours of Le Mans". 2011-06-11.
  4. ^ "LONG BEACH GP 2012>>TOMMY MILNER'S FIRST ALMS WIN". 2012-04-19.

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