Both Lamborghinis Present At Mid-Ohio
The pair of Krohn-Barbour Racing Lamborghini Murcielago R-GTs arrived
at Mid-Ohio yesterday, Wednesday, and they inevitably drew gasps
of admiration from those present at the track.
The #5 Kox / Brabham
car was in its fully livery, the #6 Krohn / Maxwell one not quite,
Well done Dick Barbour
and Tracy Krohn for accomplishing the first task, the team having
had six mechanics at Hans Reiter’s base completing the Murcielagos,
so that they could make it to Mid-Ohio.
#5 arrived in Miami on
Monday and was taken by truck to the team’s workshop in Braselton,
GA, while #6 was flown out of Frankfurt on Monday night, and then
delivered straight to Mid-Ohio.
some of the best sports car drivers in the world, a great engineer
in John Bright, and a car with huge potential,” commented
Dick Barbour. “It’s really exciting to be making a return
to racing with a name like Lamborghini.
we have to view Mid-Ohio as a settling-in exercise, a chance to
get to know the car and how to set it up for best performance. Lime
Rock next weekend will probably be much the same. But we’ve
another six races after that…..”
will practice 'his' new car for the first time only a few hours
before participating in the live, on-line chat session at www.americanlemans.com
at 5 p.m. (Eastern) on Friday (June 25).