Lamborghini Make History at Daytona
Posted in Latest news | 28/01/2019
Over the weekend Lamborghini became the first manufacturer to win the 24 Hours of Daytona twice, since the GTD class was introduced to the legendary race. GRT Grasser Racing claimed victory with Mirko Bortolotti, Rolf Ineichen, Rick Breukers and Christian Engelhart aboard the debutant #11 Huracan GT3 Evo.
Treacherous conditions meant that the race was red flagged a number of times, as cars from all classes were spinning off and crashing. The #11 car received a time penalty for disobeying a yellow flag order and even slipped down as far as 11th place due to a puncture just four hours before the finish. Engelhart made a superb recovery to claim victory just before the race was stopped again, but this time permanently.
Stefano Demenicali, CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, said: "This is a historic victory for Lamborghini, a success which has rewarded the hard work of many women and men who do their best to our company the best every day! Last year's success was incredible, but this year will remain in the motorsport history books".
The all-new Huracan GT3 EVO has made quite an entrance into the racing season and we can't wait to see what else it is capable of achieving this year!