The first race that counts for the European 2013 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series competition will be held at the Autodromo Nozionale Monza on April 13th and 14th … a total of six races will be held during this weekend while the Blancpain Endurance Series is also ran.
There is even a one-off night race at Misano together with the Italian GT Championship … and this inaugural race for the brand new 2013 spec Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo car is going to be very interesting as three new teams join the leading contenders from last year in the PRO-AM and Amateur series … I guess we’ll be seeing some fierce battles on the track this season.
Adrian Zaugg claimed the pole at Monza for the first race of the 2013 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Series season ahead of Andrea Amici and Leonardo Geraci, however the reigning champion from the 2012 series, Cédric Leimer, racing for Autovitesse Garage R. Affolter won the first race of the 2013 season, amateur driver Frederico De Nora came in second upholding the positive start of the nr3 car with Zaugg behind the wheel while Laurent Jenny secured third place overall in the initimidating black nr19 car.
The second race of the weekend in Monza was secured by Andrea Amici in the nr54 car finished in bright red while the black nr19 car driven by Laurent Jenny managed a second podium for this driver, an impressive feat during this first race weekend in the 2013 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series.
This Monza stint is the first race in the European Super Trofeo Series, but don’t forget mid-June will be the start of the Super Trofeo USA series and on the other side of the globe the Super Trofeo Asia competition will also be held for the second year in a row with the first round in Zuha, China on May 3-4 … and the champions from these three series will battle it out in an ultimate ‘World Final’ on the Vallelunga track in Italy on November 23-24.