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    All Three US RaceTronics’ Cars Finish on the Podium with Two Class Wins to Round Out a Successful 2017 LSTNA Season Opener at COTA

    • May 08, 2017
    Monrovia, Calif. (Monday, May 8, 2017) – US RaceTronics (USRT) captures six podiums at the 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America (LBSTNA) season opener at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). The weekend started with the No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills seizing the pole for Race 1 in an impressive fashion. Pro driver Edoardo Piscopo laid down a lap of 206.289 which was 0.723 faster than his closest competitor. Piscopo and co-driver Taylor Proto drove a great Race 1 finishing second in the Pro-Am class. Their teammate Brian Thienes also brought home a second-place finish in the AM class. Thienes’ considerable lead over the AM field disappeared after a racing incident that resulted in a drive-through penalty. The third USRT car suffered a mechanical issue and was unable to finish

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    US RaceTronics Debuts New Driver Lineup at 2017 LSTNA Season Opener

    • May 04, 2017
    Monrovia, Calif. (Tuesday, May 2, 2017) – US RaceTronics (USRT) heads to the 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North American (LSTNA) season debut at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX with a new lineup of drivers for their three entries. 2016 third-place Pro-Am finisher Brian Thienes will pilot a single-driver entry in the Amateur category, while 2014 LST World Champion Edoardo Piscopo will co-drive the No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills Pro-Am entry with rookie Taylor Proto. Mark Proto (Taylor’s father) and Parris Mullins round out the driver lineup in the No. 88 Lamborghini of La Jolla entry.   Brian Thienes returns for his sophomore season with USRT after a successful 2016 campaign. Thienes finished third in the Pro-Am points event after missing the two rounds at Virginia International Raceway

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    US RaceTronics’ Aghakani Scores Podium Finishes in First NASA Races

    • Mar 24, 2017
    Monrovia, California (Wednesday, March 22, 2017) – 13-year-old Steven Aghakani scored a podium finish in his first attempt at head-to-head racing at this past weekend’s NASA event at Willow Springs International Raceway. The Southern California native, who began testing with US RaceTronics last year, became the youngest participant to score a podium in the NASA Series.   NASA officials required Aghakani to compete in time trials so that they could observe the youth in an open passing atmosphere before granting approval for him to race on Saturday. Aghakani qualified second in a field of 22 and went on to finish second after driving a flawless race in the first of the two weekend races.   Aghakani again qualified second for Sunday’s race, improving on his previous qualifying time by 0.7 seconds.

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