High Expectations for Lamborghini’s Huracán GT3 at 24 Hours at Daytona Debut
Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy – Lamborghini Squadra Corse will start its 2016 race season with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3‘s debut in the prestigious 24 Hours at Daytona this weekend, Jan. 28-31, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The V10 powered Huracán GT3 was born from a desire to offer factory-built and supported cars to customers worldwide. It is the first GT3 car to be fully engineered, developed and assembled internally by Automobili Lamborghini.
Five Lamborghini Huracán GT3’s will represent Lamborghini in the GT Daytona (GTD) class, the largest of the four classes competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener. The five entries also represent the largest representation by any manufacturer in the GTD class.
Expectations are high for the Huracán GT3 following a successful year of debuts in 2015 in Europe. The No. 19 car driven by Fabio Babini, Andrew Palmer and Jeroen Mul won the Blancpain Endurance debut at the Three Hours of Monza in May 2015.
Another victory followed in the ADAC GT Masters at the Red Bull Ring Circuit in June by the GRT Grasser Racing Team and a third-place finish in a Blancpain Sprint Series debut in October.
O’Gara Motorsport (No. 11): Townsend Bell (USA), Bill Sweedler (USA), Edoardo Piscopo (ITA), Richard Antinucci (ITA)
Change Racing (No. 16): Spencer Pumpelly (USA), Justin Marks (USA), Kaz Grala (USA), Corey Lewis (USA)
Konrad Motorsport (No. 21): Emanuele Busnelli (ITA), Jim Michaelian (USA)
Konrad Motorsport (No. 28): Rolf Ineichen (CHE), Lance Willsey (USA), Franz Konrad (AUT), Marc Basseng (DEU), Fabio Babini (ITA)
Paul Miller Racing (No. 48): Bryan Sellers (USA), Madison Snow (USA), Bryce Miller (USA), Mirko Bortolotti (ITA)