Aquilante Fastest in Second GTS Practice Session

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March 6, 2015 / written by Series Staff

Austin, TX — The second practice session for Pirelli World Challenge GTS at the Circuit of The Americas and the Nissan Grand Prix of Texas brought to you by Motul found Andrew Aquilante in the No. 32 Calvert Dynamics/Phoenix Performance, Phoenix American Motorsports Ford Mustang Boss 302 leading the field. Aquilante recorded a 2:15.847 and bested the rest of the field by almost a full second.

The duo from Kia Motors America, Kinetic Motorsports were next up with Mark Wilkins, of Toronto, ON, in the No.38 Kia Optima posting a 2:16.724. His teammate Ben Clucas from Northhampton, England finished third in his No.36 Kia Optima with a time of 2:17.009.

Behind the pair of Kias was Kris Wilson from Monument CO. in his No. 07 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage DB4 who stopped the clocks at 2:17.267.

Jack Baldwin, of Marietta, GA, rounded out the top five in his No. 73 RESET-MD Porsche Cayman with a time of 2:17.585.

GTS qualifying for Round 1 at Circuit of The Americas is scheduled for 8am central, Saturday, March 7. Watch live streaming of GTS Round 1 at 12:40pm at

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Phoenix Performance is a Northeast premier performance tuner, providing maintenance, tuning and diagnostic services for foreign and domestic cars and trucks, as well as performance upgrades and tuning for street and track cars. The team's 32,000 square-foot-race shop is located 30 miles west of downtown Philadelphia and has built over 30 SCCA Runoff-winning cars. For 2015, Phoenix American Motorsports plans to run a multi-car, multi-class effort in the Pirelli World Challenge.

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