Alvaro Parente

Alvaro Parente

1984-10-04 (age 36)

Co-drivers getting along with Stock Cars in Brazil

Mark Winterbottom, Laurens Vanthoor, Nestor Girolami and several others showed quick adaptation to the 500hp-powered touring cars.

Brazilian Stock Cars: In mixed conditions, guest drivers show their pace

First practice in Goiania was split in two groups, with the second one right after a light rain.

Official Test Days confirm competitiveness of Blancpain Endurance Series

With over 45 cars participating in the two Official Test Days at Circuit Paul Ricard, the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series has shown a clean bill of health.

Blancpain Endurance Series back on track for preseason testing

The Blancpain Endurance Series is testing at Paul Ricard this week, and Peter Kox found himself at the top of the charts after day one.

V8 Supercar star Van Gisbergen named McLaren GT factory driver

Shane Van Gisbergen sits fourth in the V8 Supercar championship standings after the opening round.

Bruno Senna joins McLaren GT line-up

The Senna name will be reunited with McLaren after the British marque announced Bruno Senna as a factory GT driver for 2015.

Victory for AF Corse in the Gulf 12 Hours

Michele Rugolo took the win by 3.058 seconds after 315 laps of racing at the Yas Marina Circuit.

McLaren GT confirms works driver lineup for Gulf 12 Hour

Two-car team to contest the endurance race at Yas Marina.

Insight: Motor racing in Beijing

The inaugural Formula E ePrix will take place this weekend on the streets of China's capital city.

Audi vs. BMW in the opening hours of the Total 24 Hours of Spa

During the first couple of hours of the 2014 Total 24 Hours of Spa the fight for the lead quickly developed into a duel between the Audi and BMW teams.

Top 10 photo-tunes: the 2014 24 Hours of the Nürburgring soundtrack

For this new Top 10 list, let's do something different and mix music with racing. Just for fun.

Saturday night fever at Paul Ricard

The race will start at 19.15 on Saturday June 28th and will run into the dark, with a finish at 22.15.

Ram Racing 24 Hours of Le Mans - Six hour report

Matt Griffin, Alvaro Parente and Federico Leo has endured a challenging start to the race.

Ram Racing qualifying report from 24 Hours of Le Mans

Alvaro Parente driving the No.52 Ferrari 458 Italia in the GTE professional class went off at the Ford chicane, causing heavy damage to the car.

Ram Racing Free practice and Qualifying 1 at 24 Hours of Le Mans

During a shortened first qualifying session, held in the hours of darkness, only four of the six drivers were able to complete the required three flying laps to qualify for the race.

Ram Racing complete successful test at La Sarthe ahead of 24 Hours of Le Mans

Rookies Alvaro Parente and Federico Leo completed their regulated minimum 10 laps at the wheel of the No.52 LMGTE Pro Ferrari Italia .

Historical first win for Bentley Continental GT3 in Silverstone

Twenty minutes before the end, Steven Kane managed to pass leader Andy Soucek in the #99 ART Grand Prix McLaren.

Federico Leo to drive for Ram Racing at Le Mans

Federico Leo has joined forced with Ram Racing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ram Racing: Mixed fortunes at Silverstone

Conditions on track proved challenging from the start and the race eventually ended under red flag conditions 38 minutes before the scheduled time.

RAM Racing: GTE champions ready for season opener on home ground

It’s an exciting first event of the year for the team whose headquarters are located just across the road from the main entrance of the circuit.

ART Grand Prix McLaren takes first win of the season in Monza

It was only the second time in the history of the Blancpain Endurance Series that a McLaren managed to take the win.

Alvaro Parente and ART Grand Prix claim first pole of the season

Qualifying for the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza started under cloudy skies, but there was no threat of rain.

Felipe Fraga and Sperafico win the first race of the 2014 StockCar Brazil season

Five-time Brazilian go-karting champion Felipe Fraga, 18 years old, who doesn’t even have a regular driver’s license yet, was very emotional during the celebrations.

Cacá Bueno and his guest Pato Silva are pole position at Interlagos

The grid for today race was defined yesterday in separate qualifying sessions for regular and guest drivers.

Silverstone entry list revealed - new Rebellion R-One absent

This will also be the first test in racing conditions for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, with the German manufacturer looking to take the challenge to reigning world champions Audi and WEC race winners Toyota.

Large entry list for ‘The Prologue’ test at Paul Ricard

Audi, Toyota and Porsche will have two cars each testing.

Hexis Racing: No victory in Baku but a stunning feat!

The magic of motor sport and of races in city streets all helped to rack up the tension to fever pitch!

Sébastien Loeb Racing: A podium finish in Baku to end the season

Despite adversity and a unique city circuit, the Alsacian team showed once again its tenacity.

Ortelli and Vanthoor take Baku victory and title glory

Ortelli and Vanthoor’s title followed the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s clinching of the team crown in the qualifying race earlier today at the Baku World Challenge.

A new face for the last outing for the Hexis Racing Team

Hexis Racing can count on a top-class driver line-up consisting of Rob Bell (34) and Kevin Estre (25)

Sébastien Loeb Racing to take on Baku challenge

Sébastien Loeb Racing looks to the final round of the 2013 season with an appetite for victory.

Baku World Challenge street fight to decide 2013 champions

The new and exhilarating street circuit in Baku, close to the Caspian Sea, will host a gripping finale to the season.

Sebastien Loeb Racing reign in Spain

1-2 finish for Sebastien Lobe Racing at the Circuito de Navarra. Pro Cup drivers title fight heats up while Afanasiev, Simonsen extend Pro-Am points lead.

Loeb and Parente take wet qualifying race win

Sébastien Loeb and Alvaro Parente took their McLaren MP4-12C to a third qualifying race victory of the 2013 season

Lamborghini Blancpain Reiter grab dramatic pole at Circuito de Navarra

Stefan Rosina (SLK) set the best time of 1m49.595s in the Reiter Engineering-run Lamborghini LP560-4 to head the field.

Title battles hot up in Navarra

The penultimate event for the FIA GT teams will be a showdown at the Circuito de Navarra in Spain

Hexis Racing didn't finish the race at Nurburgring

Stef Dusseldorp: "I was able to bring the car back to the pits, but the team soon realised that repairs would take too long and that we had no choice but to retire."

FIA GT: 1-2-3 Pro Cup Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in Slovakia Ring Championship Race

Slovakia Ring hosted two great FIA GT Series races today. The Qualifying Race was held earlier this morning followed by the main Championship Race later in the afternoon. Audi performed very well in both events.

Slovakia Ring: Second victory for Sébastien Loeb Racing

Sébastien Loeb: "The Slovakia Ring is a difficult track, with few points of reference, but it’s varied and interesting."

Loeb and Parente take victory in Slovakian thriller

The teams and drivers now have a short break before the main race gets underway at 14.15cet this afternoon.

Fast Rast is 'pole king' in Slovakia for Audi

Mirroring the hot and sunny conditions René Rast set a scorching time of 2m01.717s to take the top position for tomorrow morning’s qualifying race.

Sébastien Loeb Racing: Title in sight heading to the Slovakia Ring

Sébastien Loeb / Alvaro Parente and Mike Parisy / Andy Zuber will challenge the FIA GT Series event this weekend in their McLaren MP4-12Cs

Slovakian Showdown: Ortelli, Vanthoor aim to extend their points lead

FIA GT Series set for Slovakian Ring challenge. At the halfway mark of the season, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has the upper-hand in the title hunt.

24 Hours of Spa started with a six hour sprint

The penultimate round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, looked like a true sprint race with several different in the first six hours on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

Beechdean AMR take pole position for 65th Total 24 Hours of Spa

In the fourth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, Mücke set his best time, 2:20.675, on his second of two Superpole laps, pipping SMP Racing's Alessandro Pier Guidi

Spa 24 Hours: Hexis Racing’s biggest 2013 adventure!

Hexis Racing is taking part in a Pro championship, the Blancpain Endurance Series of which the Spa 24 Hours is the blue riband event.

Brilliant 4th position for Karun Chandhok at Zandvoort

Seyffarth Racing finished 8th in the qualifying race before finishing 4th in the main race.

Sebastien Loeb Racing unable to capitalise on good performances at Zandvoort

Sébastien Loeb Racing once again showed itself as one of the teams to beat in the third round of the FIA GT Series.