Alvaro Parente, McLaren dominate Pirelli World Challenge weekend at Lime Rock Park

Martin Fuentes, ALec Udell score GTA as well as GT Cup wins on SaturdayRunning doubleheaders in all three of its tip classes over the weekend, the Pirelli World Challenge wrapped up competition for the Grand Prix of Lime Rock at Lime Rock Park (Conn.) on Saturday. Alvaro Parente swept the week finish in the GT class, while Michael Schein as well as Martin Fuentes split the wins in GTA. In GT Cup, Sloan Urry as well as Alec Udell took the victories.Parentes No. 9 McLaren 650S GT3 proposed on pole in front of for both days of GT competition, though the Friday competition gave him the difficult time from the startBentley motorist Andrew Palmer done pass around the outside of Parente going in to spin one as well as took the lead. Parente trailed Palmer until around the 10-minute mark, when traffic allowed Parente to regain the tip mark as well as lift away. Parente went on to take the victory, while Palmer done contact with Patrick Long late in the competition as well as went off course. Palmer managed to salvage the fifth-place finish, while Kyle Marcelli as well as Johnny OConnell joined Parente on the podium.On Saturday, Parente had the dominant opening to take his second feat of the weekend. Most of the competition action centered around Acura motorist Ryan Eversley, who battled for in front of with fellow GT drivers for the majority of the competition in attempts to keep ahold of the third position. Eversley wound up only off of the lectern in fourth in front of at the conclusion of the race, while Long as well as Marcelli completed the lectern at the back of Parente.In GTA competition, Fuentes proposed on pole in the No. 07 Ferrari 458 Italia as well as hold the lead for the majority of the competition on Friday. Eventual winner Schein sat in third in front of until only over 20 laps in to the race, when Frankie Montecalvo pulled off of the track due to the mechanical emanate as well as handed the second mark in the using order to Schein. Schein remained there until the last laps, catching Fuentes with dual laps to go as well as making the pass for the win. Behind Schein, Fuentes as well as Jorge De La Torre finished out the podium. Fuentes came back on Saturday to browbeat the GTA class as well as take the feat ahead of Schein as well as Montecalvo.The No. twenty-two Porsche 911 GT3 Cup of Urry won the GT Cup class from the pole on Friday, leading from the green dwindle to the checkered. Alec Udell attempted to close the gap at the finish of the race, though it was only enough to finish with the one-second necessity between the two. Behind Udell, Corey Fergus completed the podium. Urry led the first third of the competition on Saturday, though eventually Udell done his long-awaited pass for the lead as well as left the field far at the back of him. Udell took the feat over Urry as well as Fergus, who rounded out the podium.The week finish also featured the wreck by dual GT3 cars the that left both of the drivers, Palmer as well as De La Torre, hospitalized. Per the Bentley team release, Palmer sustained the head injury as well as is being closely monitored after treatment by specialists. Aston Martin also released the statement on De La Torre, saying he sustained various injuries, including the series of fractures as well as bruising to the torso.View the recaps as well as results from GT, GTA as well as GT Cup competition on Friday as well as Saturday. By Autoweek Staff

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