• 26-JUL-2017

  • Sant'Agata Bolognese

Alcantara Returns as Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Partner in 2017

Sant'Agata Bolognese (July 26, 2017) - Returning as an established partner of Lamborghini Super Trofeo in 2017 is Alcantara, a lifestyle brand and a high-quality and innovative material utilized across countless applications. Alcantara® is a featured material in Lamborghini car interiors, chosen for its combination of sensory, technical qualities and stylistic innovations that make it a perfect match for the luxury Italian brand.

In addition to its presence inside Lamborghini cars, Alcantara also makes its mark in the world-class Lamborghini Super Trofeo hospitality lounge. Showcasing the versatility of Alcantara®, furniture featuring the material is enjoyed by guests in the lounge at each Super Trofeo North America race weekend for a lifestyle experience.

"We are pleased to be partner of Lamborghini Super Trofeo in 2017," says Alcantara CEO and Chairman Andrea Boragno. "Thanks to its high‐tech performance in terms of light weight, grip and resistance, Alcantara® is used to feature Lamborghini interiors with its extreme customizaon and cutting‐edge solutions. The perfect combination of craftsmanship and hi‐tech and the cross‐road with the sense of beauty and design provide an exclusive and luxury lifestyle."

The 100% Made in Italy brand that blends technical excellence and the emotion of beauty serves as the perfect partner to Lamborghini's high‐performance and iconic vehicles. Offering excellent grip and durability in a lightweight material makes Alcantara® the ideal interface for commied track drivers; its luxurious and customizable nature highlight the top‐class crasmanship of Lamborghini's road‐going cars. Both qualies combine in Lamborghini Super Trofeo, a home for luxury performance.

The Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo adopts the V10 direct injection engine mounted on the road car, managed by a MoTeC control unit that delivers a maximum output of 620 horsepower. The frame is a hybrid carbon/aluminum construction with modified geometries to house an improved radiator up front and better accommodate the racing gearbox at the rear, which also provides better aerodynamics.

The North American series connues to aract increasing numbers of competors and interest.

Lamborghini Super Trofeo races are live‐streamed on the following platforms: squadracorse.lamborghini.com​, motortrendondemand.com ​and Internaonally on imsa.tv​and radiolemans.com. Tape‐delayed coverage of each event will air on CBS Sports Network in primetime. The coverage will feature live commentary on both the broadcast and live streams.

2017 LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO NORTH AMERICA SCHEDULE

DateVenueLocation
May 4-6Circuit of The AmericasAustin, Texas
June 29 - July 1Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Aug, 4-6Road AmericaElkhart Lake, Wis.
Aug, 25-27VIRginia International RacewayDanville, Va.
Sept. 22-24Laguna SecaMonterey, Calif.
Nov. 16-17Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Imola, Italy