Automobili Lamborghini and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have extended their partnership for the next four years, with the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America championship being contested under IMSA sanction through the 2018 season.
As part of the extended partnership, the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America event calendar was unveiled. The schedule features 10 rounds at five venues at some of the most iconic, exciting circuits in the United States.
Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America competitors also will race in the World Final, which features top drivers and teams from the three global Blancpain Super Trofeo Series – Europe, Asia and North America. The location of the 2015 World Final will be announced this November.
Each Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America event will feature two rounds. The season will open May 1-3 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. The next round will take place June 26-28 at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York, followed by Aug. 21-23 at Virginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia.
The season will continue Sept. 17-19 with the series’ first visit to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, with the next event Oct. 1-3 during Petit Le Mans week at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia.
The all-new Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo and Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo cars will share the grid in the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America, with separate standings.
Lamborghini also plans to expand its racing program in North America by participating in GT Daytona (GTD) class sports car competition with the Huracán GT3 starting in 2016.
Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America – 2015 Calendar
May 1-3 – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California
June 26-28 – Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, New York
August 21-23 – Virginia International Raceway, Danville, Virginia
September 17-19 – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
October 1-3 – Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia
November 19-22 – To be announced