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Road America Lamborghini ST Weekend Notebook

John Dagys’ Lamborghini Super Trofeo notebook from Road America…

Photo: Jamey Price/Lamborghini

Photo: Jamey Price/Lamborghini

***The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series sees a 19-car field this weekend, following the late withdrawal of the No. 48 DXDT Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo of Madison Snow. The No. 23 Prestige Performance Lamborghini, meanwhile, suffered a weekend-accident accident in Thursday’s test, in the hands of David Seabrooke. Stefan Wilson was scheduled to co-drive with Seabrooke.

***The No. 71 Change Racing Huracán of Josh Norman also had an accident on Thursday but was repaired in time for Friday’s timed sessions. It was the second rebuild for the car in as many events for the Robby Benton-led Change squad.

***Repair work, meanwhile, continues on the No. 26 DAC Motorsports Huracán of Emmanuel Anassis, following its accident last month at Watkins Glen. The car did not take part in any of the timed sessions on Friday or in qualifying.

***Richard Antinucci claimed pole for Round 5 on Saturday morning, reeling off a 2:05.604 lap time in his No. 17 US Racetronics Lamborghini, in his Road America debut. Prestige Performance drivers Shinya Michimi and Trent Hindman completed the top-three overall. Click Here for qualifying results.

***Antinucci makes his return to the series, filling in again for Patrick Kujala alongside Brian Thienes in the Pro-Am class entry. The defending series champion took part in the opening two rounds of the championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca but is not scheduled for any additional races this year.

***Cedric Sbirrazzuoli, meanwhile, scored pole for Round 6, in his first start of the season. Sbirrazzuoli took the No. 07 Dream Racing Lamborghini to a quick lap of 2:06.682 to edge out Pro class championship leader Michimi in the No. 1 Prestige Performance entry by 0.074 seconds. Click Here for the qualifying results. The second race of the weekend takes place on Sunday afternoon.

***Sbirrazzuoli is pulling double-duty this weekend between Super Trofeo and Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race, also with Dream Racing. Hindman, meanwhile, is again also competing in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which takes the green flag later this morning.

***While IMSA confirmed schedules for the WeatherTech Championship, Continental Tire Challenge, Prototype Challenge and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge on Friday, the 2017 calendar for Super Trofeo North America schedule is expected to be released in the coming weeks. It’s understood the majority of the rounds are already confirmed, but with a contract being finalized for one final event.

***Lamborghini has launched an all-new design to its Squadra Corse Web site this week, which is home to all of the latest news and information on the three Super Trofeo series, GT3 customer racing activities, as well as Lamborghini Accademia.

***Andy Blackmore has expanded his IMSA Spotter Guide portfolio to include Super Trofeo this year. Click Here to download the guide for this weekend’s races.

***Watch Round 5 live on Motor Trend and Demand and today at 6:50 p.m. ET. Round 6 gets underway Sunday at 1:25 p.m. ET. Tape-delayed coverage will air on CBS Sports Network on Sunday afternoons. Check your local listings.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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