Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Reschedules Canceled Boston Race for IMSA VIR Weekend
SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE (June 2, 2016) - Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America will return to VIRginia International Raceway Aug. 26-28 as the replacement for the canceled Grand Prix of Boston, originally scheduled for Sept. 2-4.
The North American series will join the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship weekend at the 3.74-mile, 17-turn road course.
The weekend format will remain the same, with two practice sessions, a double-qualifying session and two rounds of racing for Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America competitors.
“We are happy to be going back to VIRginia International Raceway,” said Giorgio Sanna, Lamborghini Head of Motorsport. “We were looking forward to having a street race on our schedule and that is something we will continue to work toward in the future, but we are thankful that we were able to collaborate with IMSA and VIR to add a track where our series and competitors love to race.”
This will be the fourth visit for the series to the picturesque course located near the North Carolina and Virginia border. VIR is the only track to host the Super Trofeo series in each of its four seasons.
The two races will represent Rounds 7 and 8 of the 2016 championship season, which will showcase 10 rounds in North America before traveling to Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, for the final two rounds of the season followed by the World Finals in December. All three worldwide Super Trofeo series will converge in Valencia to battle in the World Finals, hosted last year at Sebring International Raceway.
World-class hospitality for competitors and guests, a standard for Super Trofeo events worldwide, will continue to be an important part of the event experience at VIR. Guests from various Lamborghini dealerships will be entertained at the Lamborghini and Blancpain Village, where gourmet food and drinks are provided in an elegant atmosphere worthy of the Lamborghini and Blancpain brand and lifestyle.