Following the conclusion of the final Pirelli World Challenge race of the season, K-PAX Racing has emerged the 2016 Team Champions with Driver Champion Alvaro Parente, earning McLaren GT the Manufacturer title.
Heading into the weekend, the team held the lead in the Driver, Team, and Manufacturer championship, optimistic in their championship hopes. The McLarens proved to be competitive in qualifying, with Austin Cindric leading the team charge in fifth points leader Alvaro Parente in sixth, and Colin Thompson in seventh. Parente's main championship threat, Patrick Long qualified second, adding to the tension for the race ahead.
This weekend Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will host the final event of the Pirelli World Challenge, where the 2016 Driver, Team, and Manufacturer champions will be decided. K-PAX Racing and McLaren GT Factory driver Alvaro Parente will go head to head with Porsche Factory driver Pat Long for a one-race sprint to take top honors. Heading into the final event, Parente holds a nine point lead over Pat Long, K-PAX Racing sits 25 points ahead of Cadillac Racing, and McLaren leads Porsche by one point. Leading all three championships, the pressure is on for K-PAX Racing in the last battle of the season.