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24 May 2013

Amer Beg to debut in Super Trofeo Asia

Super Trofeo Asia series returns; it marks India’s debut in the championship, gets an improved LP 570-4, new tracks and new teams.

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Indian racing driver Amer Beg is all-set to make his maiden appearance in the international motor racing series, the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia. The series, that marks our nation’s debut in the championship, celebrates its second year in Asia and inheriting the different tracks this year will be the new Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo 2013.

Amer, who is all-set for the opening round at the Shanghai International Circuit, have competed exclusively in single-seaters till now. But the Indian racer is looking forward to make a smooth transition into GT cars. An exciting Amer said, “I am thankful to Lamborghini India for this opportunity and it is a privilege to be a part of the fastest one-make series in the world.

It’s the result of Lamborghini India’s efforts that will see our nation being represented for the first time on the Super Trofeo Asia grid, which already includes drivers from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Korea.

Commenting on this association, Pavan Shetty, Head of Operations, Lamborghini India, said, “The Lamborghini Super Trofeo is an ideal platform to showcase the talent of Indian racers like Amer Beg who represent the country's promising motorsport potential. The Super Trofeo series has also grown into one of the company’s foremost platforms for communicating its brand heritage.”

The series, which uses identical, race-prepared versions of the Gallardo 570-4 Super Trofeo, made its Asian debut in 2012 and this season promises to be an even more thrilling affair, as it vrooms across the Asia-Pacific with races in China, Malaysia, Korea and Japan before culminating at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix on November 9-10.

Asia-Pacific Series Calendar
Event 1: May 24–26 - Shanghai, China
Event 2: June 28–30 - Sepang, Malaysia
Event 3: August 09–11 - Inje, Korea
Event 4: September 20–22 - Fuji, Japan
Event 5: October 25–27 - Shanghai, China
Event 6: November 08–10 - Macau
World Final November 23–24 - Rome, Italy

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