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Aquilante Leads PWC Points, Mid-Ohio Next

July 28 2015

Phoenixville, PA – Andrew Aquilante and Kurt Rezzetano sit one-two in Pirelli World Challenge GTS points standings as the Phoenix American Motorsports and Calvert Dynamics squad heads for a four-car effort at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend with Preston Calvert racing both in GTS and the GT Cup classes.

While Rezzetano triumphed and took the points lead in May in Canada, Aquilante responded at Road America in June, taking his first win of the season and moving ahead of his Ford Mustang teammate in the standings. Those two will be partnered by a third trademark black and yellow Mustang for Calvert at the 2.4-mile 15-turn road course.

With one win a piece, both Aquilante’s No. 32 and Rezzetano’s No. 35 will be looking for a second first-place trophy at Mid-Ohio. While Road America offered four miles of high-speed, Mid-Ohio, also a natural terrain road course, is considerably more twisty and known for its technical challenge.

Calvert will also race in the GT Cup category in the No. 77 Porsche, where he continues to hold down fourth position in the standings.

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Preston Calvert 35 GTS and 77 GT Cup presented by MOMO – VIDEO

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PWC Comes to Road America this Weekend

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Rezzetano Wins at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Rezzetano Powers Phoenix to Win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
May 19 2015

Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada – Kurt Rezzetano scored his first career Pirelli World Challenge win and the first victory of the 2015 season in World Challenge for Phoenix American Motorsports in the Saturday GTS race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly known as Mosport). Another strong performance on Sunday has Rezzetano leading the GTS point standings in his Calvert Dynamics and Phoenix Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 entry.

Rezzetano made his move of the race early on Saturday, pouncing on an Aston Martin for the lead on the opening lap of the race, and managing the gap to take the win, also earning the Invisible Glass Clean Pass of the Race award.

“It was a really great race. It was a matter of me keeping my head down and keeping the gap. Really I was not managing anything. I was going ten-tenths the whole time to try to get away from them. All and all it was a great day,” said Rezzetano following his win.

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Aquilante Leads Phoenix with Podium at Barber

April  28 2015

Birmingham, AL – A third place finish by Andrew Aquilante, charging to the front late in Friday’s GTS race, followed by his fourth place run on Saturday, led Phoenix American Motorsports’ four-car assault on Barber Motorsports Park over four races in this past weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge event.

Aquilante was joined in the GTS class by teammates Kurt Rezzetano and Preston Calvert in a trio of Phoenix Performance and Calvert Dynamics GTS Mustang Boss 302s, while Calvert added two more starts in the GT Cup presented by Momo in the No. 77 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.

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Calvert Fourth for Phoenix at Long Beach

 


April  21 2015

Long Beach, CA – Preston Calvert drove a heads-up race to score his third straight top-five finish at Long Beach in the Pirelli World Challenge GT Cup presented by Momo in the No. 77 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup for Phoenix American Motorsports. The Calvert Dynamics and Phoenix Performance entry avoided various incidents on the streets of Long Beach, California, on Sunday afternoon to work his way through the field to a fourth place finish.

Building upon a fifth place run on Saturday in St. Petersburg in March, Calvert improved to fourth on Sunday, and tied his best result of the season with another fourth place run in California. Another strong result adds to Calvert’s season-long points tally, placing him fourth among GT Cup competitors.

 

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Aquilante In-Car footage from St Petersburg – VIDEO

Ride along with Andrew Aquilante at St. Petersburg in the #32 Phoenix American Motorsports Mustang Boss 302R. Thanks to Pirelli World Challenge TV for sharing the awesome footage.

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Phoenix Enjoys Strong St. Pete Showing

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St. Petersburg, FL – It was a top weekend for Phoenix American Motorsports during the Pirelli World Challenge event on the street circuit in St. Petersburg, Florida. Kurt Rezzetano brought home two GTS podiums and a Move of the Race award, while teammate Andrew Aquilante matched his best performance to date with a second runner-up finish. Preston Calvert logged his top GTS and GT Cup finishes of the season and took home the Best Standing Start award.

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Rezzetano 2nd at St. Petersburg GTS Race #1

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St. Petersburg, FL – Dean Martin, of Westland, MI, won the Round 3 GTS race on the Streets of St. Petersburg, at the Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Kurt Rezzetano, of Phoenixville, PA finished second and Spencer Pumpelly, of Atlanta, GA, finished third.

Starting from pole, Martin, in the No. 50 Rehagen Racing/Picture Cars East Ford Mustang Boss 302 got a great start rocketing off the line when the lights went out to lead into the first turn. Behind Martin, Rezzetano, in the No. 37 Calvert Dynamics/Phoenix Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 also had a great start moving up from sixth on the grid to second through turn 1 and was awarded the Cadillac Move of the Race for the feat. Pumpelly, in the No. 87 DWW Motorsports/iTrackzone.com Ford Mustang Boss 302, started second and following in behind Rezzetano for third. Kia Racing teammates Mark Wilkins, of Toronto, ON in the No. 38 Kinetic Motorsports/Kia Racing PutOnTheBrakes.Org Kia Optima and Ben Clucas, of Northampton, England in the No. 36 Kinetic Motorsports / Kia Racing DonorsChoose.Org Kia Optima who had started third and fifth respectively on the grid took up the battle after the first turn in fourth and fifth.

 

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Phoenix American Motorsports: 4 Cars for St. Pete

March 24 2015

Phoenixville, PA – Phoenix American Motorsports is in contention for the GTS driver points lead as the team enters four cars in two classes for this weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge event on the street circuit in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

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