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ST Racing Has Fastest Time in Practice 1 Session in New BMW

17 June 2022

Alton, Virginia - The Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS started its fifth and sixth rounds on the historic VIRginia International Raceway track with a mid-morning 60-minute practice session. The #1 K-Pax Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 driven by Andrea Caldarelli jumped out to a quick start over several Pro-Am drivers, but the action was soon halted by a Red Flag that halted action for nearly 20 minutes.

Once the session resumed with 30 minutes left, the #38 ST Racing BMW M4 GT3 with Nick Wittmer led the field and the Pro-Am class with the fastest time of 1:43.400. In class and overall he was followed by the #04 CrowdStrike with Riley Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 with Colin Braun at the wheel, in third was #13 Triarsi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 piloted by Justin Wetherill.

In Pro action, the #6 US Racetronics Mercedes-AMG GT3 driven by Loris Spinelli had the fastest lap time in class coming in at 1:44.026. In second place was the #1 K-Pax Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 driven by Caldarelli. Third place went to K-Pax teammates #3 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 of Jordan Pepper.

Am class saw the #23 Triarsi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 driven by Onofrio Triarsi best their close competitor AF Corse in the #61 Ferrari 488 GT3 Jean-Claude Saada with the fastest lap time of 1:45:545.

GTWCA racing continues later today, with Practice Session No. 2 at 3:15 PM EST On Saturday, qualifying begins at 9:00 AM, Qualifying 2 at 9:20 AM followed by Race 1 at 2:15 PM.

Enjoy the historic VIRginia International Raceway with the sights and sounds of sports car racing while getting up close with the cars and stars of the series in our open paddock. The weekend schedule, live timing and scoring, and session reports are available at Check out race live streams for free on YouTube at GT World.

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