Automobili Lamborghini recently announced the extension of its successful collaboration with PT Pertamina Lubricants, solidifying their role as the Official Technical Partner of Lamborghini Squadra Corse until 2025.
The exciting news was unveiled during Indonesia’s esteemed automotive exhibition, the GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). Amidst the event’s grandeur, it was revealed that Fastron, the cutting-edge lubricant, will continue to serve as the designated lubricant for all Lamborghini motorsport vehicles from 2023 to 2025.
This includes an array of high-octane racing events such as the Lamborghini Super Trofeo, GT3 races, and the thrilling LMDh races. An exhilarating highlight was Lamborghini’s recent introduction of the SC63, an extraordinary bespoke LMDh prototype, poised to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, commencing its journey in 2024.
Advancing High Performance Through Solid Collaboration
The steadfast alliance between Lamborghini Squadra Corse and Pertamina Lubricants will pave the way for extensive research and development of lubricants tailored for high-performance racing engines. Giorgio Sanna, the astute Head of Motorsport Lamborghini, emphasised the remarkable strides already achieved with Pertamina Lubricants’ cutting-edge technology.
He underscored the significance of this new phase, wherein both entities will jointly craft high-performance lubricants infused with sustainable technology. This innovative endeavour will leverage the rigorous trials of endurance competitions in GT3 and LMDh, setting unparalleled benchmarks that seamlessly merge performance and reliability.
Sanna articulated, “We have previously harnessed Pertamina Lubricants’ advanced technology, yielding outstanding sporting achievements across racetracks worldwide. The forthcoming collaboration marks a pivotal juncture as we chart a path to crafting high-performance lubricants, underpinned by sustainable technology. GT3 and LMDh racing provides the ideal platform to harmoniously blend performance and dependability.”
Shared Vision of Excellence and Innovation
The continuity of this remarkable partnership stands as a testament to the shared ardour for innovation and the mutual pursuit of value enhancement. It unites two industry titans, Lamborghini and Pertamina Lubricants, in their dedication to advancing their domains.
Sari Rachmi, the perceptive Director of Sales & Marketing at PT Pertamina Lubricants, echoed the sentiment, affirming, “This enduring partnership exemplifies our collective commitment to innovation and underscores the synergy between two world-class leaders, Lamborghini and Pertamina Lubricants. It also firmly establishes Fastron as a globally acclaimed lubricant, tailor-made for high-performance motorsport marvels like Lamborghini.”
A Legacy of Collaborative Triumph
The remarkable saga of Lamborghini Squadra Corse and Pertamina Lubricants has its genesis in the year 2015. This pivotal chapter marked the development of the illustrious Fastron Platinum Racing 10W-60, a revolutionary lubricant that came to power Lamborghini Super Trofeo championships across various regions.
Since this momentous milestone, Pertamina has remained at the forefront of Squadra Corse’s meteoric achievements. Their collaboration has been an instrumental force, fuelling multiple triumphs on the racing track and clinching championship titles that serve as a testament to their synergy.
In conclusion, the renewal of the partnership between Automobili Lamborghini and PT Pertamina Lubricants is a harmonious marriage of cutting-edge technology and an unbridled passion for motorsport excellence. As the two entities join forces once again, the racing arena is poised to witness the dawn of a new era marked by innovative lubricants, formidable performance benchmarks, and an unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of possibility. Together, they stand as a shining beacon of collaboration, driving forward with a shared vision of conquering new frontiers in the exhilarating realm of motorsport.