Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Drivers, Teams Looking for Strong Start to Second Half of Season at VIR
- VIRginia International Raceway is the only circuit to host Super Trofeo North America in each of its first four seasons.
- Shinya Michimi leads the Pro points standings but will have the most competition he’s seen all year in the Pro division this weekend.
- The VIR race weekend will be the home race for Rodriguez’s North Carolina-based Change Racing team and its Lamborghini Carolinas dealership
After six exciting rounds to start the 2016 season, one of the fastest one-make series in the world is heading to the 17-turn, 3.27-mile circuit in Danville, Virginia, the only track to host the series in all four of its North American seasons.
There will be two 50-minute races at VIR. Race 1 is scheduled to start at 10:45 a.m. (ET) Saturday, Aug. 27. Race 2 will start at 9:50 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Two practices will take place Friday, followed by a double qualifying session starting at 5:50 p.m.
Both races will be live-streamed at MotorTrendOnDemand.com and squadracorse.lamborghini.com/live-streaming.
Racing in the series is divided into separate podiums, recognizing the breadth of talent in the Super Trofeo field. After each race, there is a podium for the top three finishers overall and the Pro-Am, Amateur and Lamborghini Cup divisions. The championship provides exciting action for professional and aspiring professional drivers alike.