50th race prepared Gallardo by Reiter Engineering heading
DMC Exotic car tuning

50th race prepared Gallardo by Reiter Engineering - the STORY

The roll-out of the Reiter Engineering developed Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 GT2 was made at the official Le Mans Series test at Paul Ricard on 9th March 2009. Subsequently and in spite of the adverse weather conditions Hans Reiter's team was able to complete the first successful proper evaluation test at the squad’s local circuit, the Salzburgring on 31st March 2009.

Despite the unfavorable Austrian weather (cold track and air temperatures and some snow flurries ) regular Reiter drivers Peter Kox (NL) and Roman Rusinov (RU) were able to reel off many trouble-free kilometers with the new GT2 Gallardo. "The characteristics of the new V10 power plant really impressed me," said a delighted Peter Kox following the testing session.

However, due to the relative lack of testing kilometers completed up to now, Reiter Engineering have decided to miss the first race this coming weekend at Barcelona with the Gallardo LP560 GT2 . Instead, the team will take the opportunity on Monday and Tuesday of the following week to test at Paul Ricard, France during the official FIA GT test days with drivers Christophe Bouchut and Albert von Thurn und Taxis.

"It wouldn't make any sense to contest a 1,000 kilometer race with so little testing completed," stated Team Principal Hans Reiter explaining the reason for postponing the start of his team's race program. "We'll now put the new GT2 Gallardo through an extremely tough test program before targeting a debut at the 1,000 kilometer race in Spa on the second weekend in May.

Reiter Engineering now offers a wide ranging GT program with the Gallardo LP560 in the GT2 category whilst the Reiter Engineering prepared Lamborghini Murciélago competes in the top GT1 class and the sister Gallardo model races in the GT2 and GT3 categories. The Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 has been a great success with 49 examples produced between 2006 and 2008. The newly initiated Gallardo LP560 GT2 is therefore not only a new project but it is also the 50th race prepared Gallardo to be produced by Reiter Engineering.

© Reiter Engineering - April 1. 2009

Print this article

Advertisement

The five most recent articles on LamboCARS.com

Lamborghini plans to unveil new hypercar at Pebble Beach


Rumor has it Lamborghini is planning a VIP unveil behind closed doors on a new hypercar to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ferruccio Lamborghini
(added on July 31. 2015)

How about bringing your Lamborghini into the living room


Why not put an amazing looking couch in your living room that looks like the front of a Lamborghini Murcielago Super Veloce
(added on July 30. 2015)

This Countach does 191 mph in 7 seconds


Well not, really, but this drag car looks like a Countach, however the massive V8 up front might tell a different story
(added on July 29. 2015)

Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 Super Veloce for sale


A very nice yellow metallic MurciƩlago LP670-4 Super Veloce is available for sale in Belgium at 750,000 Euro
(added on July 28. 2015)

Art & Tech Sogna


A Countach 25th Anniversary based custom made concept by Japanese based Art & Tech
(added on July 26. 2015)


QUICK search Yes / No


Return to top of page


Lambonews

50th race prepared Gallardo by Reiter Engineering

April 20. 2009

Text © Reiter engineering GmbH

Leave a comment

What do you think about this ?

404 - 3257 - 198

Sponsored links

Advertisement

DMC Exotic Car Tuning

Lamborghini Club America