In the Netherlands on the weekend of 19 September Lamborghini lines up the former F2 champion on a GT3 class Huracán: the competition in the German championship grows with the two-time winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona
A debut in the Dtm championship at the wheel of the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of the T3 Motorsport team that raises the specific weight of the Toro house in the German series: Mirko Bortolotti will be at the start of the two races scheduled in Assen, in the Netherlands, over the weekend of 19 September . For the official Lamborghini driver, a debut as a “wild card”, perhaps the prelude to a “full-time” commitment in 2022? 31-year-old Mirko Bortolotti, one of the top racing car drivers in the GT3 class championships, will be at the wheel of one of the three Lamborghini Huracáns driven by the German team (the other two entrusted to Esteban Muth and Esmee Hawkey) at Assen. . The weekend of competition in Holland, the sixth round of the current season – which started from Monza – will see 21 GT3 class cars at the start.
LAMBORGHINI SCHIERA BORTOLOTTI
The inclusion of Bortolotti among the drivers on the occasion of the Assen round of the Dtm championship helps to raise expectations for the Lamborghini Huracán, considered the palmares of the 31-year-old, born in Trento and resident in Vienna, specialist in “covered wheels”, former champion of the world in Formula 2 in 2011. Suffice it to mention the two consecutive successes at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2018 and 2019 and the victory of the Blancpain GT Series, championship today called GT World Challenge Europe, in 2017, without forgetting the victories in the challenger Adac GT Masters in Germany. “I have been following the DTM since I was a child – Bortolotti commented – and finally having the opportunity to compete in it is a dream that becomes reality. Our ambition as a brand is to compete at the top of the Dtm ”.
DTM 2021: THE SITUATION
The Dtm championship has among the protagonists Alex Albon, in a Ferrari 488 GT3 (Alphatauri AF Corse), who will return to compete in Formula 1 from the 2022 season, and Sophia Floersch (Audi). After five rounds, the classification sees the South African Kelvin Van der Linde (Audi) at 147 points, followed by New Zealander Liam Lawson (Ferrari AF Corse) at 135 points; third the German Maximilian Gotz (Mercedes-Amg) with 131 points. Albon is sixth in the standings.
September 15 – 09:26
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