This afternoon, the roar of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo racing engine rang through the Shanghai International Circuit, setting off the second season of the Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge. Drivers from 11 countries and regions in Asia gathered for a common racing dream and driving passion, and started a fierce and fierce competition.
The No. 9 car, driven by Chinese driver Jiang Xin and Italian driver Max Wiser, started in the last place, but continued to overtake with excellent performance, and completed the final overtaking 7 minutes before the end of the race. Completed 26 laps and won the 2013 Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge first round. The 44th car, driven by Italian driver David Rizzo and Hong Kong driver William Lok, performed well in qualifying, starting in pole position, and finishing second in 6.257 seconds. The first group runner-up was Japanese driver Akihiko Nakaya who drove the No. 10 car with a score of 52 minutes 5 seconds 948.
In the second group, the No. 7 car driven by two young Chinese drivers, Zhang Zhendong and Xu Pengkai, started in the third place. Although he lost to the thirteenth place in the race, he finally relied on tacit cooperation and finally The full sprint of the stage turned the tide and won the second group championship. Italian driver Stefano Montesi, who drives No. 1 car, and Taiwanese driver George Chou, who drives No. 24 car, and Japanese driver Ida Masahiko, respectively, finished second and third.
The grouping of the participating teams depends on the average results of the two qualifying races before the official competition, and teams with similar results are included in the same group. This makes each round of the 2013 Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge more challenging and exciting.
“Today’s first round injects unlimited passion into the 2013 Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge,” said Mr. Maurizio Reggiani, member of the board of directors and director of R & D of Lamborghini Automobile Co., Ltd. It’s just a motorsport, it’s also a platform for Lamborghini to show an uncompromising spirit and an extraordinary driving experience. Today, the glory of this chasing is shining in the eyes of every driver. ‘
Mr. Alain Delamuraz, Vice President and Marketing Director of Blancpain also said, ‘The second season of the Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge has also opened a new chapter for Blancpain. Products with long-lasting quality assurance, a high level of innovation and the highest level of craftsmanship are perfectly combined with stylish motorsport. ‘
The 2013 Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge welcomed more teams to participate. That is, after the first race in Shanghai, 20 teams from Asian countries and regions such as China, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka will continue to race at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia, South Korea’s Renji Automobile Theme Park Circuit, Japan’s Fuji International Circuit, and China’s Shanghai International Circuit started a speedy hegemony, and eventually competed for the annual championship at the Toward Ocean Circuit in Macau, China. This season, drivers from India and Sri Lanka joined the competition for the first time; at the same time, South Korea will host the first race, and the Renji Automobile Theme Park track will bring fresh and exciting track experience to the participants.
New season car-Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo 2013 is equipped with a new aerodynamic package. It can achieve aerodynamic efficiency improvement of more than 120%, improved front brake cooling effect of more than 50%, better aerodynamic balance, and a high / low downforce setting of 160 kg / 128 kg. The new car also adds a 10-way adjustment of the rear wing, further improving high-speed handling performance.
The first group of champion drivers, Max Wiser, said: ‘The Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge provides a good platform for amateurs. The new car, equipped with a new aerodynamic package, provides excellent downforce at high speeds. This made me better performance on the Shanghai F1 track. ‘Zhang Zhendong, the second group of champion drivers, also said:’ The improvement of the new car can make straight-line acceleration and high-speed turning more confident.
Indian driver Johnson Yaptonaga, who participated in the Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge for the first time, was extremely satisfied with the experience of the race: ‘In the first race, I experienced the prestigious Shanghai International Circuit The track and the extreme new models have made my first entry experience fun. ‘
2013 Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo Asian Challenge Shanghai
The winner of the first round:
Max Wiser / Jiang Xiang
Xu Pengkai / Zhang Zhendong
George Chou / Ida Masahiko