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Lamborghini continues to dominate the first part of the season of the prestigious Blancpain GT Series. After the victories scored at the end of April in Monza in the Endurance Cup and early this May at the Brands Hatch’s Sprint Cup, the Huracán GT3 claimed its third consecutive victory.
Grasser Racing Team #63 car, shared by Lamborghini Factory Drivers Mirko Bortolotti, Andrea Caldarelli and Christian Engelhart, managed to get another important win with a "package" that once again worked well: race strategy, perfect teamwork and balance of the car. A mix that allowed the Huracán GT3 of the Austrian team to keep the lead ahead the rivals with a thrilling finish: after the three-hour race, the Lamborghini #63 car lead the HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT with a margin of just three tenths, with a nose-to-tail fight that lasted from green to checkered.
Starting from the first row, after the second best laptime in qualifying out of 55 cars on the grid, the Grasser Racing Team’s Lamborghini took immediately the first position with Mirko Bortolotti overtaking the Mercedes-AMG GT of AKKA ASP team at the Copse. The italian Factory Driver extended his advantage to five seconds, but was frustrated by the safety car's release that has recaptured the group. The second stint saw the Italian Andrea Caldarelli, replacing Bortolotti, who, despite lapped cars, managed to keep the race's lead and deliver the Lamborghini in the hands of Christian Engelhart in first place for the last part of the race. Engelhart was the author of a hard driving stint as he had to defend the position from the attacks of the two Mercedes AMG-GTs of HTP Motorsport and Akka ASP teams which have never missed the Huracán GT3’s tail. Eventually Engelhart, with an impressive defensive drive, took a well-deserved third victory of the season. Grasser Racing Team and the three Factory Drivers of Lamborghini Squadra Corse now top the Blancpain GT Series championship standings.