兰博基尼新闻

Max Welti is the new Head of Motorsportat Lamborghini

Lamborghini SpA has signed Max Welti as new Head of Motorsport. The 60 year old Swiss national will report directly to Lamborghini's Board Member for Research and Development, Maurizio Reggiani. He will be active in his new role for Squadra Corse for the firsttime this weekend at the Lamborghini Super Trofeo night race in Misano, ltaly.

''l'm delighted that in Max Welti we've been able to gain such a seasoned and recognised manager for our newly initiated motorsport programme," said Maurizio Reggiani. "We launched the Squadra Corse in the 50th anniversary year of Lamborghini and we have ambitious plans in motorsport. Max Welti's experience as a manager and engineer will help us to successfully position Lamborghini on the race track in the lang run," he added.

There are very few practitioners with such deep industry expertise as Welti; he studied mechanical enginering in Lausanneandin his home city of Zurich and competed as a race driver hirnself in his early career. ln the heyday of the World Sportscar Championship, Max Welti was Team Managerat Sauber-Mercedes. Under his tenure, two World Championship titles and  victory at the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours were won. As Head of Motorsportat Porsche, he was responsible for the Le Mans victory in 1994, among other achievements. Thereafter, Welti was Team Director at Sauber in Formula 1, subsequently Manager of the V8STAR tauring car racing seriesandas Team Director, A1 Team Switzerland became the most successful national team of the A1 Grand Prix Series. As a manager of drivers and a consultant to sponsors as weil as the media, he has developed many different perspectives on the motorsport industry over the years.

"l've experienced a Iot in motorsport, but I particularly Iook forward to this new challenge," Max Welti said. "Lamborghini is an extremely fascinating brand with a lang and great tradition, fantastic sports cars and an exciting vision for the future. l'm proud to have the opportunity to contribute my part to the success of the brand as Head of Squadra Corse."

Motorsport plays a central role for Lamborghini. With driving experiences at the wheel of production sports cars, the 'Super Trofeo' one-make cups in America, Asia and Europe plus professional GT spart in co-operation with Reiter Engineering, Squadra Corse is already affering amateur racers and professionals an attractive, stepped programme that will be progressively extended.

最新帖子

The special series Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli Edition celebrates the historical collaboration between the two brands

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 19 December 2014 - Lamborghini has announced production of an exclusive new special series, the Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli...

Read more »
Dubai opening of the first exclusive Collezione Automobili Lamborghini fashion outlet

Abdulaziz Al Rasheed Trading Brings the Region’s First Collezione Automobili Lamborghini Fashion Store to Dubai Mall

Read more »
New Flagship Lamborghini Showroom in Bangkok

Bangkok, October 21, 2014: Italian supercar brand Automobili Lamborghini and Thai distributor Niche Cars today officially opened the new flagship...

Read more »

新闻存档