On a warm and sunny weekend in Texas, 17-year-old Parker Chase and co-driver Ryan Dalziel, drivers of the #19 Vertical Bridge / New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau / ProBalance Protein Water / Music Movement Audi R8 showed persistence at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Taking on the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX GT Pro/Am program, Chase and Dalziel overcame an unfortunate shunt on the final lap during Saturday’s event to stand on the podium on Sunday.
Pirelli World Challenge driver Parker Chase has positioned himself to promote and assist a charity that is close to his heart and family. Aligning himself with Music Movement, a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation that develops and funds music centric programs to improve and enrich the lives of children, young adults and their families that suffer with autism and other learning differences, Chase is ready to launch his representation of the organization.
After kicking off the 2018 season at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with a podium result including the ‘Hard Charger’ and ‘Start of the Race’ awards, TruSpeed AutoSport driver Parker Chase will look to better those results this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA). With the pristine facility located less than an hour from his home, the 17-year-old will look to build off his first weekend behind the wheel of an Audi R8 LMS GT3 as he returns to the site of a double podium result last season.
Taking on the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Texan Parker Chase entered his first official event as a TruSpeed AutoSport driver. Piloting the #19 Vertical Bridge / New Braunfels Visitors and Convention Bureau / ProBalance Protein Water Audi R8 LMS, the 17-year-old Chase showed speed and persistence in the GTA division as he was one of the drivers to beat throughout the weekend.
Parker Chase will be kicking off the 2018 season with TruSpeed AutoSport in the first Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) race of the year on the Streets of St. Petersburg. Taking place over the March 9-11 weekend, Chase will be piloting the #19 Vertical Bridge / New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau / ProBalance Protein Water Audi R8. The talented 17-year-old has been preparing for the season by testing on the West Coast and will return to St. Petersburg, with his sights set on the top step of the podium.