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    New production record for Lamborghini Huracán

    In five years Lamborghini Huracán surpasses Gallardo production of ten years

    In just five years of production Lamborghini Huracán number 14,022 rolls off the assembly line, marking a production milestone for the V10 model of Lamborghini: the Gallardo, the previous Lamborghini V10 model, was produced in a total of 14,022 units over a production cycle of ten years (from 2003 to 2013).

    The V10 Huracán family, successor to the iconic Gallardo, made its world debut in 2014 with the coupé version, followed by the Spyder and the rear-wheel-drive versions: the Performante in 2017 and the Performante Spyder in 2018 proved their performance capabilities, holding several lap records. In 2019 the new Huracán EVO (coupe and Spyder) was introduced, featuring a next generation V10 engine and incorporating next-generation vehicle dynamic control and aerodynamics.

    The commemorative model with chassis number 14,022, a Huracán EVO coupé [...]

    The success that Jake Eidson and Damon Ockey have achieved this season in the ProAm class of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series can be attributed to many things, including similarity in stature.

    “We’re about the same size,” Ockey said, “So getting in and out of the car is easy. We can get a driver change done in about 25 seconds, which is perfect.”

    Of course, it takes a pretty keen driving ability as well, something Eidson and Ockey have demonstrated all season long in the No. 09 US RaceTronics, Lamborghini Vancouver Huracan Evo. Heading into this weekend’s fifth round, which is the last in North America, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, the duo has been dominant in winning seven of the first eight races in class.

    “I couldn’t honestly ask for a better teammate,” Eidson [...]

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 3 September 2019 – At the Frankfurt Motor Show Automobili Lamborghini unveils the Lamborghini Sián: a hybrid super sports car delivering new technologies and unsurpassed performance in the hybrid sphere.

    The fastest Lamborghini of all time is realized in a new futuristic design; drawing on the brand’s style DNA, but clearly a design for a new era. Taking the most iconic V12 Lamborghini power plant of today, the Sián is engineered around unique hybrid technologies, delivering the extraordinary emotion and exceptional dynamic performance of a naturally aspirated Lamborghini super sports car, while meeting a future demanding electrification.

    “The Sián is a masterpiece in possibilities,” says Stefano Domenicali, Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Not only does the Sián deliver a formidable hyper-car design and engineering tour de force today, it augments the potential for Lamborghini as a super sports car brand for tomorrow and for [...]

    Alton, Virginia (Sunday, August 25, 2019) – US RaceTronics grabbed wins today in both the ProAm and AM classes at Virginia International Raceway with Lamborghini Super Trofeo. Add to that a second-place overall podium for the No. 09 Lamborghini of Vancouver and a second-place ProAm finish for the No. 24 Elephantea Lamborghini of La Jolla, and team has a lot of new hardware to carry back to California. With qualifying for Race 2 canceled yesterday due to an accident at pit-in, at the end of the first qualifying session, the field was set based on points by class. This put points-leaders Ockey and Eidson in a good position for the start of the race.

    Jacob Eidson started the race from fifth overall and first in ProAm in the No. 09 Lamborghini of [...]

    Get the inside story on Lamborghini’s successful campaign in the highly competitive IMSA series, including class victories in the 2019 Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours.

     

    Monrovia, California (Tuesday, April 9, 2019) – US RaceTronics’ drivers added three podium appearances on Sunday to wrap a successful season-opening weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. Pro driver Bryce Miller, driving the No. 34 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills, started Sunday’s race eighth overall and fourth in class. Miller drove a strong first stint moving up to fifth-place overall before handing the car off to his teammate Patrick Liddy who drove an exceptional second stint. Liddy pushed hard and put down consistently fast laps to earn a second-place overall finish in his first weekend with the team. In the extremely competitive LSTNA Pro class, the co-drivers stayed focused, took advantage of passing opportunities and executed a flawless pitstop in only their second race as teammates.

    The No. 09 Lamborghini of Calgary driving [...]

    Sant’Agata Bolognese/Geneva, 4 March 2019 – The Aventador SVJ Roadster makes its worldwide premiere at Geneva Motor Show, presented by Automobili Lamborghini in a press conference on its stand, alongside the new Huracán EVO Spyder that also makes its international debut. The open top version of the coupé, the Aventador SVJ Roadster upholds the exceptional performance, handling and aerodynamic superiority of the SVJ, with its unique roadster design granting an exclusive open air exhilaration to both driver and passenger.

    “The Aventador SVJ Roadster inherits all the power, performance and ground breaking aerodynamic technologies of the coupé, but with its own iconic presence and prowess,” says Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali. “It is as fundamentally exciting to drive as the Aventador SVJ but with an added exclusivity: the option of the open [...]

    Campagnano di Roma, Italy (Tuesday, November 13, 2018) – US RaceTronics arrived in Rome Sunday in preparation for the final two rounds of the LSTNA championship, as well as the 2018 Lamborghini World Finals. The team is fielding three cars in Italy. The No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills is in a tight battle for the overall North American championship, while the No. 09 Lamborghini of Calgary and No. 17 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills will contend for the AM championship. All three cars will participate in the World Finals this Saturday and Sunday.

    Canadian driver Damon Ockey is focused first and foremost on the North American championship. The driver of the No. 09 Lamborghini of Calgary is eager to get back on track as he pursues the North American and World Finals AM championships.

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    The Aventador SVJ laps the ‘Ring’ in 6:44.97 minutes

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 26 July 2018 – The new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, yet to be unveiled later this summer, has taken the lap record for production cars at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, in a lap time of 6:44.97 minutes.

    The camouflaged Aventador SVJ with official Lamborghini driver Marco Mapelli at the helm took on the lap-time test at the 20.6 km track. The challenge was managed by Lamborghini’s Research and Development team, with extensive tire support from Pirelli technicians and driver. Fitted with cameras inside and out and full telemetry, under the formal scrutiny of Remak personnel who managed time and GPS certification using VBOX-Racelogic instrumentation, the lap attempt of the Aventador SVJ was performed during an exclusive session on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

    “The Aventador SVJ takes the Jota [...]

    Second seasonal victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and another great weekend for Lamborghini in the USA.

    The Main Character, #48 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow, winners of the GT Daytona (GTD) in Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The Paul Miller Racing crew proved to be the strongest of the day as they led the final 63 laps of the two-hour, 40-minute race.

    This is the second success of 2018 for Lamborghini and Paul Miller Racing: the team’s previous win came at the 12 Hours of Sebring in March. With five podiums now for the season, Sellers and Snow widened their lead in the GTD championship, while Paul Miller Racing leads the Teams standing and Lamborghini is at the top in the Manufactures [...]

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