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Heinricher Racing Continues Shank Partnership, Fields Alvaro Parente, Misha Goikhberg for 2020

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Heinricher Racing announced Monday (Dec. 9) that they will continue their relationship with Meyer Shank Racing for a second straight year.  The team will not continue with their all-female driver lineup, though.  Replacing Katherine Legge and Christina Nielsen will be Alvaro Parente and Misha Goikhberg for the full season in the No. 57 Acura NSX …

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K-PAX Racing Wins Blancpain GT Race No. 1 at Las Vegas

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K-PAX Racing’s Alvaro Parente and Andy Soucek dominated the proceedings Saturday afternoon (Oct. 19) to claim victory in Blancpain GT World Challenge Race No. 1 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It is Parente and Soucek’s third win of 2019. “It’s a little bit different from usual, but everything felt great,” Parente said after the race. …

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K-PAX Racing Wins Blancpain GT America Race No. 2 at CTMP

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente and Andy Soucek took advantage of a rarely-used pit rule in order to keep themselves in front of R. Ferri Motorsports’ Miguel Molina.  From there, the No. 9 Bentley held on for their second win of 2019. “No, I wasn’t looking in the mirror,” Soucek said after the race when asked …

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K-PAX Racing Wins VIR Blancpain GT Race No. 1

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente and Andy Soucek dominated much of the first Blancpain GT World Challenge America race of the weekend Saturday (April 27) at VIRginia International Raceway.  Parente led easily from the pole, while Soucek induced Wright Motorsports’ Scott Hargrove into a costly mistake to hold on to claim victory. “We had a great …

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Tequila Patron ESM Snatches Laguna Seca Win After Harry Tincknell’s Spin

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Sunday’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway was a rather rough affair with lots of contact.  Mazda Team Joest’s Harry Tincknell made too aggressive of a move in lapped traffic and spun himself out.  That allowed Tequila Patron ESM’s Pipo Derani to slip past.  From there, Derani pulled away to give himself and teammate Johannes …

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Meyer Shank Racing Commits No. 86 Acura to Full Season

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On Thursday (July 12), Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian officially announced that the team’s second car, the No. 86 Acura NSX GT3, will compete in the remaining five races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar.  Originally, the team was only scheduled to compete in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup races (Daytona, Sebring, …

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CORE autosport’s Colin Braun Tops Friday WeatherTech Practice at CTMP

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CORE autosport brings lots of momentum to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park this weekend.  After finishing second at Watkins Glen, Colin Braun was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday with a lap of 132.318 mph. Practice No. 1 In the first session, Braun was once again fastest, this time with a lap at …

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Àlvaro Parente Dominates PWC Race No. 1 at Road America

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente used an excellent restart to take the lead away from TR3 Racing’s Daniel Mancinelli at the end of lap 2.  From there, the Bentley racer was not threatened on the way to his second GT Sprint victory of 2018.  It is the third overall win of the season for K-PAX Racing …

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Àlvaro Parente Claims Lime Rock GT SprintX Race No. 1 Pole

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K-PAX Racing’s Àlvaro Parente swept the weekend at Lime Rock in 2016 and he’s completed the first step to repeating that by winning the overall pole for GT SprintX Race No. 1.  Parente’s lap of 51.675 seconds (102.688 mph) is the fastest lap of the weekend. Parente was very happy with his lap, but already …

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Àlvaro Parente Leads Flag-to-Flag for First K-PAX Racing Bentley Victory

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K-PAX Racing’s Bentleys could not be touched on Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  Àlvaro Parente led flag-to-flag from the overall pole to earn his first victory of the season and his first-ever win in the Bentley Continental GT3. “It’s been…a really tough season.  We’ve had all the bad luck.  The crew has had …

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