Tag Archive: Alvaro Parente

Jul 03

Garage 59 McLaren claims maiden win in Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup

“I had a fantastic start” – Rob Bell

Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente took the #58 Garage 59 McLaren to its first win in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, claiming victory at the main race on the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Gianmaria Bruni takes pole position for Sepang 12 Hours

Bruni beat Laurens Vanthoor by just over two tenths of a second

Gianmaria Bruni takes pole position for Sepang 12 Hours They had already dominated the free practice sessions and now the #1 Clearwater Racing Ferrari will start the 2015 Sepang 12 Hours from pole position as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Emotional maiden win for BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa

In their sixth attempt at the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the Belgian BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS finally took their first win on home soil. The #46 BMW Z4 driven by Nick Catsburg, Markus Palttala and Lucas Luhr completed 536 laps, taking fastest lap for good measure, crossing the line a lap ahead of the #2 Audi Sport Team WRT in a typically eventful race in changeable weather.

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Jul 26

Will BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS take its maiden win?

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 21 hours 30 minutes

With just over two hours to go in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa, the #46 BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS BMW holds all the cards and could take its very first win in their home race. No room for mistakes though because the best of the Audi contingent is on the same lap.

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Jul 26

And then there were three

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 19 hours

Five hours to go in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa and three cars on the lap fighting for the overall win.
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Jul 26

Battle for the lead hotting-up

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 16 hours

Eight hours remain and four cars are still battling for the podium position in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa. The lead changes hands head-over-fist, with the #2 Audi Sport Team WRT occupying the first position at the 16-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Rowe Racing Mercedes still going strong at dawn

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 13 hours

Just over halfway through in the 67th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, track conditions in the Belgian endurance classic are still n

ot the easiest to cope with.

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Jul 25

Six different brands in top-6 after eight hours of racing

After one third of the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa, six different manufacturers were represented in the top-6 places

With a Mercedes, BMW, Audi, McLaren, Bentley and Lamborghini leading the race after eight hours, the competitiveness of the Blancpain Endurance Series – and the Total 24 Hours of Spa in particular – was proven once again.

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Jul 25

#99 Rowe Racing SLS take full points after six hours

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 6 hours

With a total of six safety car-interventions and two Full Course Yellow-situations so far, the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa has proven to be a very eventful race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

2014 winners leading Total 24 Hours of Spa

Different strategies change racing order

The opening hours of the 2015 edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa are still marked by rain, safety car interventions and full course yellow situations. Last year’s leaders Rast-Winkelhock-Vanthoor are in the lead at 9 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Wet start to the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 1 hour

Torrential rain greeted the drivers at the start of the 67th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa. McLaren-drivers Kevin Estre (#58 Von Ryan) and Alvaro Parente (#59 Von Ryan) lost no time in moving forwards and even managed to pass polesitter Frank Stippler (#2 Audi Sport Team WRT) climbing up to Raidillon.

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May 20

The World’s greatest GT series hits Silverstone

The best supported and most competitive GT competition in the world

One week after the sunny and successful British round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands Hatch the Circuit of Silverstone hosts the second race of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

Álvaro Parente and Nelson Piquet JR. together in the Open GT

We announced this race six months ago and I’m really excited that now the weekend is finally here!

Nelson Piquet Jr. - Alvaro ParenteNelson Piquet Jr. on trackThe last Open GT championship event played in Barcelona on 29-31 October will feature one of the best team of young drivers of the moment, consisted of Alvaro Parente and Nelson Piquet Jr at the wheel of a Ferrari 430 GT2 from Aurora Racing Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Alvaro Parente now with Superleague in mind

Still fresh from his astonishing return to GP2

Alvaro ParenteAlvaro Parente doesn’t stop and, after the podiums from Spa-Francorchamps GP2 rounds and 1000Km of Hungaroring GT pole-position, next weekend he will be at Adria to take part in another Superleague Formula by Sonangol round.

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May 04

ART Welcomes Nelson Piquet in a test session‏ (+photos)

It was the fist time that Nelson Piquet has ever driven a Ferrari 430 GT2

Nelson Piquet Jr.Last Friday Nelson Piquet Jr. joined Álvaro Parente on their first contact with the Ferrari 430 GT2, which they are going to co-drive in GT Open in Barcelona, by performing a long training session in AIA circuit in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

Nelson Piquet Jr. joins Álvaro Parente in Aurora Racing Team

“I am honoured to count with presence of Nelson Piquet Jr. by the side of Álvaro Parente” -Marcel Sanders

Alvaro ParenteAfter assuring Álvaro Parente’s presence in the Iberian GT Championship, Aurora Racing Team counts also with the presence of the former F1 pilot, Nelson Piquet Jr., in the Open GT championship’s last race, which will take place in Barcelona on October 29th and 30th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

Álvaro Parente excited with Superleague 2010 debut

I’m very motivated and eager to race again

Superleague Formula - Alvaro ParenteAlvaro Parente is already at Silverstone, circuit that will stage the 2010 Superleague Formula by Sonangol opener, and he is preparing the next weekend’s races with the technical team that will support the Futebol Clube do Porto’s car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

GP2 2010 – Still 7 seats available

The entry list for the 2010 Main Series so far

There are still 7 available seats for this year’s GP2 Main Series, and in the coming days (25-27th March) GP2 will start testing to prepare for the new season and hopefully most of the remaining seats will be signed. Both seats at Trident and both seats at Rapax (formerly Piquet GP) are still unsigned and so is one seat at Arden, Coloni and DPR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Álvaro Parente runs in Bahrain in GP2 Asia

Parente in Bahrain with Scuderia Coloni

Álvaro Parente flew today to Bahrain to participate in the GP2 Asia Series race, which will take place next Friday. He is going to race with a Coloni’s team car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 23

Virgin Racing signs Andy Soucek (updated)

Exclusive Q&A with Andy Soucek‏
Soucek expects to drive Virgin car ‘very soon’
2009 F2 Champion becomes Reserve and Test Driver – Soucek to test Virgin this week
 

USF1The Virgin Racing Formula One team is pleased to announce that it has signed Andy Soucek to the role of Reserve and Test Driver, finalising the team’s driver line-up for the 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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