2 Murciélago R-GT entered into 2007 FIA GT championship heading
DMC Exotic car tuning

2 Murciélago R-GT entered into 2007 FIA GT championship - the STORY

For 2007, RS Line and Reiter Engineering will be coming together under the banner All Inkl.com Racing to run two Lamborghini Murciélago cars in the FIA GT Championship, under the lead of All-Inkl.com's René Munnich.

One car will be led by 2006 All Inkl.com driver, and triple FIA GT Champion, Christophe Bouchut. His team-mate is yet to be announced. "I am very happy to work with the All-Inkl team as I enjoy the friendly family atmosphere," he said. "The car has made good progress, and although we might not be able to fight for the title, we can aim for good results and podium finishes, which would be a great reward for the hard work of the whole team, and most importantly René Munnich and Reiner Steifel"

Dutch driver Jos Menten today announced that he and Peter Kox would be driving the other Murciélago. Menten, who took pole position at the Paul Ricard HTTT in a Corvette C6, explained : "Last year I learned a lot in the Le Mans Series. I can look back on a solid season with the Corvette C6.R but the results were not always equal to the performances in the cockpit. I am very happy to have agreed terms with Hans and his team. It feels good to be part of the Reiter Engineering family. Sharing the car with Peter offers good perspectives and the team has a lot of experience with the car. We want to battle for the major honors with the Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT."

Hans Reiter commented: "I am pleased as I believe we have a strong driver line-up for 2007. I believe Jos is one of the most underestimated drivers around, while Peter and Christophe's qualities are well known. The two teams fit well together, and GT racing is a team sport; results come from a combination of team work and speed."

The Lamborghini Murciélago made steady progress through the 2006 season, culminating in the Adria round, where the car was fastest in one of the free practice sessions and stayed with the front-runners for much of the race. "We have made some small evolutions over the winter," Hans continued. "We have worked on the traction control and we have a modified aerodynamic package; the process is continuous. Our aim is to close the gap to the front of the field; we are still a relatively small team compared to Vitaphone or BMS Scuderia Italia. But we have the right drivers and the right tires, with Michelin, and if we make no mistakes, we should be there !"

FIA GT Press Release, February 9, 2007

Print this article

Advertisement

The five most recent articles on LamboCARS.com

LB Performance widebody Aventador in action


Fitted with an Armytrix exhaust this bright blue Lamborghini Aventador with widebody kit from LB Performance sure draws attention
(added on October 17. 2014)

Black Lamborghini Aventador LP988-4 Edizione GT by DMC


This very impressive tuning package from DMC is also called the Stage3 kit, DMC calls it the E-GT for Edizione GT
(added on October 17. 2014)

Lamborghini Huracan sales reach 3000 units


In less than 12 months Automobili Lamborghini managed to sell 3000 units of the brand new Huracan LP610-4 ... 1000 of these in the United States.
(added on October 15. 2014)

Novitec Torado Aventador LP700-4 Roadster


Exclusive refinement for the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster by Novitec Torado
(added on October 14. 2014)

Novitec Torado Aventador LP700-4 Roadster PRESS RELEASE


The official press release from Novitec Torado on their brand new Aventador Roadster products.
(added on October 14. 2014)


QUICK search Yes / No


Return to top of page


Lambonews

2 Murciélago R-GT entered into 2007 FIA GT championship

February 19. 2007

Text © FIA

Leave a comment

What do you think about this ?

LamboIMAGES

The Reiter Engineering Murciélago R-GT Le Mans edition during testing on the Salzburg Ring in Austria
1280x853px (2400x1600px)

The 2007 Murciélago R-GT during initial testing in Austria, two of these exotics will enter the 2007 FIA GT
1280x853px (2400x1600px)

347 - 10004 - 892

Sponsored links

Advertisement

advertising

advertising

advertising