Dick Barbour Lamborghinis?
That’s the view of the Autosprint magazine today
– which claims that the chances of two, Dick Barbour-run Murcielago
GTS cars running in the 2004 ALMS are “99%” (writes
Assuming this project
goes ahead, the cars will not be ready in time for Sebring, but
the Italian magazine suggests the debut would be at Mid-Ohio, round
2 of the ALMS, on June 27.
has been absent from racing in recent seasons, although he was expected
to be part of the 2002 MBD (originally DBM) Panoz LMP07 project,
which eventually went ahead without him. His Porsches were triumphant
in the ALMS in 2000 (nine wins and the GT title), and he ran a pair
of 675 Reynards in 2001 (six wins and the 675 title). His previous
era in motorsport ended in 1980.
Reiter Engineering is
still working on the Murcielago’s development, in conjunction
with Audi personnel.