This weekend at Lime Rock Park, K-PAX Racing earned back to back wins with McLaren GT factory driver Alvaro Parente, claiming back the top spot in the Pirelli World Challenge GT driver championship standings.
For race one, in a heated qualifying session, Parente set the fastest lap, holding provisional pole position for the majority of the session. Bentley driver Andrew Palmer set an identical lap time, tying the two drivers as the session came to an end. Per the Pirelli World Challenge rule book, the tie was broken by the duo's second fastest laps of the session, putting Parente on pole position and Palmer second. Austin Cindric qualified the No. 6 McLaren 650S GT3 in 7th, and Colin Thompson struggled with gremlins to qualify 13th.