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Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo races into 2012 in both Europe and Asia

Karl Funke
Sep 13, 2011

Lamborghini and Blancpain have announced that the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, the fastest single make series in the world, is confirmed for the 2012 and 2013 seasons in Europe, and will launch the series in Asia in 2012.

Blancpain, the world’s longest-established watch maker, will continue its title sponsorship in both Europe and Asia. Luxury Swiss brand Blancpain has been title sponsor for three years since the Super Trofeo’s first race season in 2009.

“We’re delighted to confirm the continuation of our one-make race series, at the same time as we launch the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale: our most extreme Gallardo yet, which brings motor racing excitement and theatre directly to the road through a street-legal version of our race car,” said Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini. “We are also extremely privileged to continue our relationship with Blancpain: the Super Trofeo series has gained significant momentum since we first announced it in 2008, drawing teams, drivers and VIP guests from across Europe, and we are delighted to now expand the series into Asia where it is already being eagerly anticipated by participants and audiences.”

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Marc Hayek, CEO of Blancpain, commented, “The Super Trofeo provides a perfect relationship between our two luxury, innovative and international brands. Asia is an extremely important region for Blancpain, as it is for Lamborghini, and we look forward to developing our activities on this much wider stage.”

The European series will continue under the same sporting regulations as this year with a calendar to include major F1 circuits in key European countries.

The Asian series will use the same Super Trofeo car as in Europe with minor market modifications. Starting with a test in Sepang in spring, the series will visit circuits in China, Malaysia, Japan and Taiwan over five race weekends.

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo is a lightweight version of the Gallardo LP 570-4, with a reworked chassis and a power output of 570 hp from its V10 engine. The race car features Lamborghini’s permanent four-wheel drive, making the Super Trofeo the only one-make, all-wheel drive race series, as well as the fastest one-make series in the world.

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