Lamborghini Dominates Italian GT Championship Opener

In a dazzling display of speed and precision, Lamborghini’s presence reverberated through the opening rounds of various racing circuits, with VS Racing’s dynamic duo, Mattia Michelotto and Gilles Stadsbader, leading the charge in the Italian GT Championship at Misano Adriatico.

Against the backdrop of the sun-soaked Misano circuit, VS Racing’s Michelotto and Stadsbader etched their names in the annals of motorsport history with a flawless performance.

From the onset, their Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO2 asserted its dominance, claiming pole position, victory, and the fastest lap in a mesmerising display of skill and strategy.

Michelotto’s commanding presence in qualifying set the tone for their triumph, as he piloted the #66 Huracán with unwavering determination, posting a blistering time that left competitors trailing in his wake. With a swift start, Michelotto surged ahead into the first corner, leaving rivals in the rearview mirror as he built a substantial lead before the mandatory pit stops.

Lamborghini Dominates Italian GT Championship Opener

Transitioning seamlessly during the driver change, Stadsbader continued the charge, deftly navigating the twists and turns of the Misano circuit. Despite mounting pressure from their closest competitors in the latter stages of the race, Stadsbader held firm, crossing the finish line with a three-second advantage to clinch victory.

This triumph not only marks Michelotto and Stadsbader’s maiden GT3 victory as a pair but also sets a formidable precedent for their campaign ahead.

Reflecting on their achievement, Michelotto remarked, “Starting the season with a victory is crucial for maintaining the right motivation,” underscoring the significance of their triumph in propelling them forward in the championship battle.

Stadsbader echoed his sentiments, expressing his elation at securing his first GT3 victory, affirming that their success serves as a testament to their collective skill and determination.

JLOC’s Stellar Performance in Super GT

Simultaneously, across the globe, JLOC stamped their authority on the Super GT circuit, with Yuya Motojima and Takashi Kogure delivering a masterclass in speed and strategy at Fuji Speedway.

Against the iconic backdrop of Mount Fuji, JLOC’s #88 Huracán GT3 EVO2 dazzled under the spotlight, as Motojima and Kogure showcased their mettle on the track. Commencing the weekend on a strong note, the duo demonstrated formidable pace in free practice, laying the foundation for their triumphant campaign ahead.

Lamborghini Dominates Italian GT Championship Opener

Qualifying further underscored their dominance, with the #88’s combined Q1/Q2 time emerging four-tenths of a second ahead of their closest rivals, signalling their intent for the race ahead. As the lights extinguished, Motojima launched into action, carving through the field with precision as he established a commanding lead over the pursuing pack within the opening laps.

Capitalizing on the Huracán GT3 EVO2’s exceptional performance, JLOC executed flawless pit stops, maintaining their advantage as Motojima handed over to Kogure for the final stint. From thereon, victory seemed assured as Kogure navigated the twists and turns of Fuji Speedway with aplomb, crossing the finish line with a comfortable 17-second margin.

This triumph not only marks Lamborghini’s third Super GT victory but also propels Motojima and Kogure into contention for the championship title, setting the stage for a thrilling season ahead.

As they bask in the glory of their achievement, JLOC reaffirms its status as a powerhouse in motorsport, captivating audiences worldwide with its relentless pursuit of excellence.

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