The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 made an astonishing debut winning the Monza 3hrs race opener of the Blancpain Endurance Series. The car lined up by Grasser Racing Team and driven by the trio made up by Fabio Babini (ITA), Andrew Palmer (USA) and Jeroen Mul (NDL) ruled the race. Babini took the lead around the minute 20 and along with Palmer and Mul led till the chequered flag a 60-cars line-up made up by the best international teams and drivers.
After having set P3 in qualify, the three Lamborghini Squadra Corse official drivers, managed a perfect race claiming victory with a 37 second margin over the Rinaldi Racing duo Rinat Salikov (RUS) – Norbert Siedler (AUT) on Ferrari 458 Italia.
The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 is the first GT3 car fully engineering, developed and assembled internally by Automobili Lamborghini with the precious assistance of its partner.
Maurizio Reggiani (Board Member for Research & Development – Automobili Lamborghini). “Winning at our debut in such a challenging and prestigious Series as the Blancpain Endurance Series it’s something we are very proud of. Today we wrote a new important chapter in Automobili Lamborghini motorsport history.”
Giorgio Sanna (Head of Motorsport – Automobili Lamborghini). “This win is the outcome of the hard work carried out in the last year. I wish to congratulate Grasser Racing Team, the official drivers, Lamborghini Squadra Corse and all those that always supported this project ”.
THE 2015 BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES CALENDAR
11-12 April Monza, ITA
23-24 May Silverstone, GBR
19-20 June Paul Ricard, FRA
23-26 July Spa-Francorchamps (2hrs), BEL
19-20 September Nürburgring, GER