Following a championship-winning debut in Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America in 2022, Flying Lizard Motorsports will return this year for its sophomore season in the single-make series with an expanded four-car Huracan Super Trofeo EVO2 effort.
Tom Tait will be back in the red and green No. 64 Emerald Center entry, and LB Cup Champion Slade Stewart will advance to the Pro-Am class with Andy Lee, racing the No. 14 pink unicorn Lamborghini.
Longtime Lizards Chris Bellomo and Johannes van Overbeek will team up in a singular entry in the No. 68, and Paul Nemschoff and Marc Miller will round out the team’s lineup, racing together in Pro-Am.
“Last season was our first year in this series and to come away with several podiums, wins, and a class championship speaks volumes about our program,” said program manager Darren Law.
“We have established a great relationship with Lamborghini in both the Super Trofeo Series and other GT series that we compete in, we enjoy working with them and they have a great program with this series.
“We have stacked the deck this year with several cars and have a great group of drivers.
“The series is ultra-competitive so with the support we have from Lamborghini Newport Beach and our drivers we will be pushing hard and look forward to continued success this season.”
Tait became the first driver to join the Lizard’s new Super Trofeo program in 2022 and became part of the effort’s strong foundation in the series.
He progressed with every race, earning three top-five finishes in his rookie season. Returning to the Am class, Tait will continue his trajectory, now with the advantage of a season full of experience.
When Tait joined the Lizard program, he brought in his friend, Stewart, who almost immediately went viral in the sports car racing community for his pink unicorn Lamborghini, which he wrapped at the behest of his daughter; a family tradition the father does with each of his kids.
The car became a hit with fans of all ages, and the growing fanbase celebrated Stewart’s on-track success.
The unicorn livery celebrated four wins and seven podiums, earning the LB Cup class championship at the Portimão season finale. This season, Stewart’s coach, Andy Lee will suit up to race alongside him in Pro-Am.
Lee will also be racing in the team’s GT4 America efforts for a second season.
After racing with the team for many years in their various Porsche racing series, multiple-time champion Bellomo will step into the Super Trofeo.
His longtime coach and former Lizard driver, van Overbeek, will return as a driver to the team where he earned nine wins and 38 podiums in the American Le Mans Series, 24 Hours of Le Mans, and 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
Fresh off his freshman season racing Porsches with the team, Nemschoff will also step up into Super Trofeo, alongside his coach as his co-driver, Miller.
Nemschoff had a successful 2022 season in the Porsche Sprint Challenge, earning three wins and five second-place finishes and coming in second place in the overall championship.