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First UK team enters Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo
31st May 2012
debuting at Silverstone 2,3 June
Lamborghini Racing Team UK to enter Super Trofeo
Lamborghini Racing Team UK has announced that they have acquired a V10 Gallardo with which to enter the European Blancpain Lamborghini Super Trofeo starting at the next round at Silverstone, England on 3rd June. Rising Welsh GT racer 18 year-old Jake Rattenbury will fill one of the seats while a second driver will be announced shortly.
The Super Trofeo is widely regarded as being the worldʼs fastest one-make, four-wheel drive series and visits some of Europeʼs most classic motor racing venues including Monza, Spa Francorchamps, Paul Ricard and Silverstone. Lamborghini Racing Team UK is a new Company and is part of the MTECH Group.
Mike Edmonds, M.D. and Team Principal: " Iʼm very pleased that we have been able to seal the deal for the Gallardo."
"Weʼre ambitious and weʼve been quietly putting together a strong engineering team here at the MTECH Group led by former F1 Williams man Les Jones to back those ambitions. I see the Lamborghini Racing Team UK and the move into the Super Trofeo as a natural development of that."
"The car will be a big step up from the Ginetta that Jake has been driving recently though Iʼm confident that it wonʼt be too big a step too soon. Heʼs a quick young driver and someone weʼve long had an interest in and Iʼm sure that heʼll get all the assistance and advice he nee
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