• 23-AUG-2016


  • SOURCE: Lamborghini

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Drivers, Teams Looking for Strong Start to Second Half of Season at VIR

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  • 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
DANVILLE, Va. (Aug. 23, 2016) – The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North American series enters the second half of its exciting 2016 season with Rounds 7 and 8 on Aug. 26-28 at scenic VIRginia International Raceway.

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.