McLaren 650S to Go Racing in North America
The McLaren 650S GT3 will have a presence in North America next season.
After campaigning the McLaren 12C GT3 this past season, K-PAX Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports will be teaming up to compete with a pair of McLaren 650S GT3 race cars for the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season. As the only team campaigning McLaren race cars in North America, K-PAX will draw upon Flying Lizard’s “diverse, international racing and logistics expertise throughout the upcoming season,” it said in a statement. K-PAX is a three-time World Challenge champion and closed off the 2014 season with driver Robert Thorne taking the checkered flag at Utah’s Miller Motorsports Park.
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“Teaming up with Flying Lizard was a natural fit for us,” said Jim Haughey, owner of K-PAX. “Combined, K-PAX and Flying Lizard have six series championships and dozens of wins. Our race-proven McLarens and Flying Lizard’s world-class race-team management will catapult us into contention for another championship.”
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