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  • Lamborghini has lifted the veil on its new road model Huracan which takes the name of Super Trofeo Omologata. The new Sant’Agata Bolognese missile comes from the competition as evidenced by the video broadcast by the manufacturer (lien). With its V10 engine developing 640 horsepower (+ 30 horsepower), this version is lightened by 43 kg. The Super Trofeo Omologata weighs 1339 kg, takes down the 0 to 100 km / h in 3 seconds and the 0 to 200 km / h in 9 seconds. Lamborghini speaks all the same of 310 km / h in peak.
  • Christian Engelhart has the distinction of having seen the finish in all the races in which he has participated this year, a total of 91 hours shared between two 24-hour races (Nürburgring, Spa), the ADAC GT Masters, the GT World Challenge Europe and the Nürburgring Endurance Series.
  • JAS Motorsport took to the track with a brand new chassis in the hands of Jacopo Guidetti, TCR Italy driver. The taxiing took place on the Tazio Nuvolari Circuit.
  • Maro Engel took the record time on the Nordschleife at the wheel of a production car. The record was set on a Mercedes-AMG Black Series with a time of 6: 48.047.

  • Before joining the Dakar, Romain Dumas left to test himself in the dunes of Morocco this week. It will then be time to fine-tune the preparation of the two prototypes that will be shipped to Saudi Arabia.
  • Absolute Racing is continuing testing in preparation for next season. The team led jointly by Fabien Fior and Ingo Matter is driving in Shanghai with an Audi R8 LMS GT3.
  • Stephan Winkelmann will take over the management of Lamborghini in addition to that of Bugatti. For him, it is a homecoming since he presided over the destinies of the Italian manufacturer from 2005 to 2011. Stefano Domenicali then took his place to finally join the ranks of Formula 1 in 2021. Winkelmann will keep his duties at the same time. the head of Bugatti.
  • Herberth Motorsport joins the entry list for the 24 Hours of Dubai with no less than three Porsche 911 GT3 R.s plus a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Note that the Mercedes-AMG GT3 / Black Falcon is no longer on the entry list.
  • Lamborghini Squadra Corse has unveiled its 2021 calendar which will once again go through three championships: Europe, Asia, the United States.

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe – Calendar 2021

Round 1: Monza (Italy), April 16-18
Round 2: Le Castellet (France), May 28-30
Round 3: Zandvoort (Netherlands), June 18-20
Round 4: Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) July 29-August 1
Round 5: Nürburgring (Germany) 3-5 September
Round 6: Misano Adriatico (Italy), 28-29 October

Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America – Calendar 2021

Round 1: Laguna Seca (USA), 23-25 ​​Avril
Round 2: Circuit of the Americas (USA), 21-23 Mai
Round 3: Watkins Glen (USA), 24-27 Juin
Round 4: Road America (USA), 6-8 Août
Round 5: VIRginia International Raceway (USA), 20-22 Août
Round 6: Misano Adriatico (Italy), 28-29 October

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia – Calendar 2021

Round 1: Sepang (Malaysia), June 18-20
Round 2: Buriram (Thailand), July 2-4
Round 3: Suzuka (Japan), August 20-22
Round 4: Shanghai (China), September 10-12
Round 5: Misano Adriatico (Italy), 28-29 October

Lamborghini World Final

Misano Adriatico (Italy), 30-31 October

Photo: Lamborghini
  • Keihin, Real Racing’s main partner in SUPER GT with Bertrand Baguette and Koudai Tsukakoshi’s Honda NSX-GT, changes hands. The company joins a pool of companies to form Hitachi Astemo. We experienced the same thing last year with Calsonic and Marelli.
  • Saleen is keeping a low profile on the future of his GT4 after setting up the Cup championship last year. The American manufacturer now offers a Saleen Big Oly Bronco cut for the Baja 1000.

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