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Trent Hindman, Shelby Blackstock Earn Weekend Sweep at COTA

Racers Edge Motorsports’ Trent Hindman and Shelby Blackstock comprehensively controlled the second GT World Challenge America powered by AWS race of the weekend Sunday (March 8).  The duo started from the pole and were never seriously threatened en route to the weekend sweep. On the start, Hindman was able to …

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Rodrigo Baptista, Maxime Soulet Claim Blancpain GT Race No. 2 at VIR

Sunday afternoon (April 28) saw K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet continue the team’s excellent start in 2019.  The duo, driving a repaired Bentley Continental GT3 after Baptista’s crash on Saturday, led the second half of Sunday’s race to claim the victory in Race No. 2 at VIRginia International …

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

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 …

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Rodrigo Baptista, Maxime Soulet Win COTA Blancpain Season Opener

K-PAX Racing was dominant in the Blancpain GT World Challenge America season opener Saturday (March 2) at Circuit of the Americas in Texas. The No. 9 Bentley of Andy Soucek led from the pole, but a slower pit stop allowed the No. 3 Bentley of Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet …

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Rodrigo Baptista Completes Stomping, Sweeps Watkins Glen

K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista capped off a career weekend by leading flag-to-flag Sunday (Sep. 2) to take his second straight GT overall victory at Watkins Glen.  The success on Watkins Glen’s long course even surprised Baptista. “No, I don’t think so,” Baptista said after the race when asked if he’d …

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Rodrigo Baptista Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win Watkins Glen GT Race No. 1

K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista had an excellent day on Saturday (Sep. 1) at Watkins Glen International.  First, he won his first GT overall pole position in the morning.  In the afternoon, he led all 29 laps with ease to claim his very first Pirelli World Challenge solo victory. “[Today’s win] …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge 58th Rose City Races

This weekend, all of Pirelli World Challenge’s classes return to action at Portland International Raceway for the first time in more than a decade.  It is the fourth SprintX weekend of the season.  82 teams have filed entries for the weekend. In the GT SprintX races, there are 15 entries, …

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Miguel Molina, Toni Vilander Win Lime Rock GT Sprint Race No. 2

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander took advantage of CRP Racing’s misfortune to claim overall victory in GT SprintX Race No. 2 at Lime Rock Park Monday afternoon (May 28).  The duo led for the vast majority of the race, but it wasn’t necessarily supposed to be that …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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