Paul Perez clinches first top five qualifying spot for Parts Pro Racing
They may be a new team but Parts Pro Racing showed a strong start to the 2017 Vios Cup season. During qualifying, sporting class driver Paul Perez ended the day 5th out of 16 in his class. Perez was able to set a time of 2:28.699, which was only .459 of a second behind the polesitter. Despite setting a good time that landed them in the top 5, Perez was struggling behind the wheel of the car. Despite the relative lack of practice time, Perez was able to overcome the challenges of the session to secure a strong starting position.
Meanwhile, Perez’s teammates Julia Delos Angeles and JJ Beredo had a difficult time in the promotional class. Delos Angeles was able set a time of 2:39.465 which managed to get her in the 19th position out of 22 drivers.
JJ Beredo meanwhile, managed to go faster than Julia, qualifying 15th by setting a 2:33.144 lap. Both Delos Angeles and Beredo were still getting to grips with touring cars, but the team remains optimistic.
The PartsPro Racing team sees potential and further growth in the drivers and crew. Expect the drivers of PartsPro Racing Team to up their game in tomorrow’s opening race of the 2017 Vios Cup season.
Parts Pro Racing is supported by: FixStop Auto Service, Autoperformance PH, Brembo, TuasonRacing.com, Yushoken, Pilipinas Teleserv, OZ Racing, Laus Auto Services, Imprint Customs, LoveLuxeBags, Eightdecals and Linea Corse.