Alvaro Parente

Alvaro Parente

1984-10-04 (age 36)


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Blomqvist joins McLaren for Bathurst 12 Hour

Tom Blomqvist has been named as part of McLaren's Bathurst 12 Hour line-up alongside Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat.

Parente, Goikhberg join Heinricher Racing for 2020

Heinricher Racing has announced Alvaro Parente and Misha Goikhberg as full-time drivers for its Meyer Shank Racing-run Acura NSX GT3 for the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

COTA Blancpain GT America: Battling Bentleys win season opener

Bentley’s Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet overcame K-PAX Racing teammates Andy Soucek and Alvaro Parente to win the first round of the revamped Blancpain GT World Challenge America at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas on Saturday.

Van Gisbergen joins McLaren for new GT3 debut

Supercars ace Shane van Gisbergen will help McLaren debut the new 720S GT3 car at the Gulf 12 Hours this week.

Legge thrilled with win and title hopes

Meyer Shank Racing’s Katherine Legge heads to next month’s Petit Le Mans still in with a shot at the GT Daytona title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship, after she and Alvaro Parente won at Laguna Seca.

Tander, van der Linde locked in for Audi Bathurst charge

The Jamec Pem Audi squad has confirmed that Garth Tander, Kelvin van der Linde, and Frederic Vervisch will race its second all-Pro entry at the Bathurst 12 Hour next month.

MSR to run one Acura NSX full-time, one part-time in IMSA in 2018

Michael Shank Racing, which brought the Acura NSX GT3 two wins in the IMSA GT Daytona class in the model’s inaugural racing season, has announced a revised lineup for 2018.

Parente joins Australian GT field for Hampton Downs

McLaren factory driver Alvaro Parente will partner Fraser Ross in the YNA Autosport/McElrea Racing at this weekend’s Hampton Downs round of the Australian Endurance Championship.

Long, Parente PWC duel continues this weekend at Sonoma

Titles come down to the last rounds like in 2016 with top drivers

Mid-Ohio PWC: Parente scores dramatic GT pole

Reigning Pirelli World Challenge GT champion Alvaro Parente waited until the last lap in qualifying at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to capture the pole position over Cadillac’s Michael Cooper and Johnny O’Connell.

Competitive PWC season reaches halfway after wild action in all classes including SprintX

Five different SprintX teams/manufacturers win in 5 races; 4 different makes take GTS too

Superb SprintX field set for Pirelli World Challenge round

Over 105 entries to battle at the picturesque VIR road circuit this weekend

Parente holds off Long for Long Beach win

Reigning PWC GT champion Alvaro Parente converted Long Beach pole position into Long Beach victory ahead of St. Petersburg winner Pat Long and Parente's K-PAX McLaren teammate Bryan Sellers.

Buhk and Baumann commence their title defence in Misano

The first Sprint meeting of the season will have 34 cars on the starting grid, representing seven prestigious manufacturers.

Stoneman, Tordoff headline Strakka's Blancpain line-up

Junior single-seater ace Dean Stoneman and BTCC runner-up Sam Tordoff are among the drivers named in Strakka's Blancpain GT line-up for 2017.

PWC St Pete: Long capitalises on Parente slip-up for GT win

Porsche’s Patrick Long won round two of the Pirelli World Challenge GTs at St Petersburg on Sunday, benefiting when yesterday’s race winner Alvaro Parente locked up and ran wide at the first corner.

St Pete PWC: Mancinelli grabs shock GT pole

Daniel Mancinelli will start the first race of the Pirelli World Challenge GT series from pole position at St Petersburg.

Tekno McLaren confirms Bathurst line-up

Reigning Bathurst 12 Hour winner Tekno has revealed the driver line-up for its two-car assault on the 2017 edition of the race.

K-PAX reveals three-car lineup for PWC

Alvaro Parente will defend his Pirelli World Challenge GT title with K-PAX Racing in 2017, but will gain two new teammates in the California-based squad’s trio of McLaren 650S GT3s.

The story behind Alvaro Parente, K-PAX Racing and McLaren GT title run

Portugal sports car star makes an impressive debut in the Pirelli World Challenge

Sepang 12 Hours: Makowiecki puts Porsche on pole

Frederic Makowiecki put a Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GTR3 on pole for the Sepang 12 Hours, beating the K-Pax Racing's McLaren 650 of Alvaro Parente in the Top 15 shootout.

McLaren names van Gisbergen in Sepang line-up

Supercars title favourite Shane van Gisbergen will cap off his season with a McLaren drive at the Sepang 12 Hours.

Parente grabs GT title after Long’s last-lap clash

K-PAX McLaren driver Alvaro Parente claimed the Pirelli World Challenge GT class championship after Patrick Long ended his chances during a risky maneuver on the race-winning Cadillac of Johnny O’Connell.

O’Connell, Heckert take GT, GTS poles at Laguna Seca

Johnny O’Connell took his first step toward trying to retain his Pirelli World Challenge crown with pole at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

O’Connell: “We’ll need some luck” to win fifth PWC title

Cadillac Racing’s Johnny O’Connell has admitted he’s in a “must-win situation” as he attempts to win his fifth straight Pirelli World Challenge championship this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Parente slams "horrible" penalty decision in Blancpain finale

Garage 59 McLaren driver Alvaro Parente has hit out at the "horrible" and "awful" decision to penalise him and co-driver Rob Bell in the final round of the Blancpain Sprint series at Barcelona.

O’Connell doubles up at Sonoma

Cadillac’s Johnny O’Connell earned his second Pirelli World Challenge GT win of the Sonoma race weekend and his third of the season after bursting past the front-row McLarens at the start.

O’Connell beats Cindric after last-lap pass

Four-time Pirelli World Challenge champion Johnny O’Connell made a brave last-lap pass on the polesitting and race-long leading McLaren of Austin Cindric to earn a remarkable victory for Cadillac at Sonoma Raceway.

Cindric edges Parente for second PWC pole

Austin Cindric scored his second pole position of the season at Sonoma Raceway, beating his K-PAX McLaren teammate Alvaro Parente by just six hundredths of a second.

Heitkotter doubles up in World Challenge GT at Utah

Bryan Heitkotter made it a double victory in Pirelli World Challenge at Utah Motorsport Campus, leading from start to finish ahead of Adderley Fong’s Bentley.

Parente extends GT lead at Mid-Ohio, title rival Long penalized

Points leader Alvaro Parente won Round 14 of the Pirelli World Challenge GT series at Mid-Ohio in his K-PAX-run McLaren 650S, as his title rival Patrick Long suffered a disastrous race.

Nurburgring BSS: Bell and Parente score Main Race victory

Garage 59 McLaren duo Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente took a confident flag-to-flag win in the Blancpain Sprint Main Race at the Nurburgring, but their start is under investigation.

Eversley heads impressive Acura 1-2 at Road America

Ryan Eversley and Peter Cunningham scored a 1-2 finish for the RealTime Racing Acura squad on its home track at Road America on Saturday.

Factory McLaren driver Alvaro Parente set for Road America

Portuguese star scores 4 wins already, having never seen the North American tracks

Parente does the double for McLaren in Lime Rock GTs

Former GP2 star Alvaro Parente completed a Lime Rock Park double in his K-Pax McLaren 650S by winning round 11 of the headline Pirelli World Challenge GT class on Saturday.

Buhk and Baumann eager to defend two-point lead around Brands Hatch rollercoaster

After the Italian double-header of Misano and Monza, Blancpain GT Series’ teams and drivers now head to Great Britain for back-to-back meetings at Brands Hatch and Silverstone.

Cooper masters Barber to earn victory for Cadillac

Michael Cooper became the fifth winner in seven races in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT class, after holding off everything Alvaro Parente's McLaren could throw at him.

Parente scores second straight PWC victory

K-PAX McLaren driver Alvaro Parente may have been gifted World Challenge's GT-class Long Beach victory due to a technical infringement by the victorious Cadillac, but today he beat the Caddys fair and square.

Parente takes pole for KPAX McLaren

Alvaro Parente posted the fastest GT time in Saturday's 30-minute qualifying session at the Replay XD Grand Prix of Long Beach presented by Cadillac.

Lewis triumphs again in crash-strewn second GT race at St Pete

Michael Lewis added to his maiden race victory in the GT class of the Pirelli World Challenge with a second win at St Petersburg on Sunday, a race marred by two huge crashes.

Lewis goes flag to flag for maiden GT win at St Petersburg

Michael Lewis dominated the first Pirelli World Challenge GT race on the streets of St Petersburg in his EFFORT Racing Porsche 911, securing his first win in the category.

McLaren GT factory drivers to race Blancpain GT with Garage 59

McLaren's GT wing has announced that its factory drivers will take part in the 2016 edition of the Blancpain GT series with the newly-formed Garage 59 team.

Cindric, Parente, Thompson to race K-PAX McLarens in 2016

K-PAX Racing has replaced Kevin Estre and Robert Thorne with a three-driver lineup for the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge season.

McLaren names drivers for three-car Bathurst 12 Hour assault

McLaren has announced the names of the nine drivers who will pilot the manufacturer's 650S GT3 cars in February's Bathurst 12 Hour.

McLaren GT completes most successful season to-date with victory at Sepang 12-Hours

Alvaro Parente and Andrew Watson secured a hard-fought victory in the Pro-Am category.

Gianmaria Bruni takes pole position for Sepang 12 Hours

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

GT Asia Series regulars dominate Macau GT entry

Macau is once again the host of the final round of the GT Asia Series on 20-22 November, 2015

Craft-Bamboo claim the double in qualifying at Shanghai

Craft Bamboo Racing emerged victorious in qualifying claiming the top spot in both sessions at the Shanghai International Circuit, China.

Ricardo Maurício and Nestor Girolami win Stock Car Race of the Duos in Brazil

45 thousand people packed the grandstand at the Ayrton Senna Circuit in Goiânia. Marcos Gomes/Mark Winterbottom came second with Allam Khodair/Antonio Felix da Costa third after a fierce battle with Cacá Bueno/José Maria López

Stock Car Brazil: Abreu and Piquet on pole in a dry circuit

Marcos Gomes and Australia’s Mark Winterbottom join them on the first row of the grid in the Race of the Duos, the opening round of Brazilian Stock Car Championship.