Alvaro Parente, who shares the #9 K-PAX Racing McLaren with Côme Ledogar and Shane Van Gisbergen, was quickest in the first two free practices for the 2016 Motul Sepang 12 Hours. The Portuguese driver set his laptime, a 2.03.468 for the 5,542 km long Malaysian track, in the first free practice session.
8 December 2016
René Rast, the 2014 Total 24 Hours of Spa winner, makes his debut in the Motul Sepang 12 Hours. The Audi-driver is third in the Intercontinental GT Challenge driver standings, and with only seven points deficit on championship leader Laurens Vanthoor, Rast still has every chance to take the inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge title. He is well aware of the difficulties that hold the Motul Sepang 12 Hours though.
2 December 2016
One week from the start of the 2016 Motul Sepang 12 Hours, the entry list for the Asian endurance classic is almost complete. The Motul Sepang 12 Hours is also the final round of the inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge, and both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles are still up for grabs. Laurens Vanthoor is leading the driver standings, but Shane Van Gisbergen and René Rast are not far behind.
23 November 2016
K-PAX Racing has confirmed its driver lineup for the Motul Sepang 12 Hours race. McLaren GT factory drivers Alvaro Parente, Shane van Gisbergen and Come Ledogar will be at the wheel of the team’s McLaren 650S GT3 car in the third and final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge.
21 November 2016
Today the Motul Sepang 12 Hours was officially presented in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. The entry list for the final round of the inaugural season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge looks promising and high-level teams and drivers will certainly produce some top-notch racing.
17 November 2016
This weekend (Nov 19/20), the second edition of the FIA GT World Cup takes place on the famous street circuit of Macau. Among the competitors plenty of GT drivers that have starred in the Blancpain GT Series.
31 October 2016
American team K-PAX will enter its Pirelli World Challenge winning McLaren 650S GT3 in the upcoming Motul Sepang 12 Hours, as part of McLaren GT’s title bid in the inaugural season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. The exact driver line-up is yet to be announced, but the car will be shared by three McLaren GT factory drivers.
24 October 2016
11 October 2016
Alvaro Parente claimed the Pirelli World Challenge GT championship by 20 points over Porsche driver Patrick Long. He crossed the line 0.464 seconds behind Cadillac driver O'Connell.