Paul Miller Racing have today been confirmed as the latest customer for the Lamborghini Huracán GT3.
After campaigning the Audi R8 LMS in IMSA competition, Paul Miller Racing become the fourth team to confirm a North American programme joining Change Racing, O’Gara Motorsport and Konrad Motorsport on the current roster with ARC Bratislava and AH Competiçoes Team Brasil set to campaign new Huracan GT3s in Blancpain GT Series competition in 2016 and Barwell Motorsport adding the British GT Championship with their new Lamborghinis.
Paul Miller Racing has confirmed its intent to enter the full IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
“We are excited to add Paul Miller Racing to our Lamborghini lineup for 2016,” Automobili Lamborghini Head of Motorsport Giorgio Sanna said. “The GT3 is the pinnacle of our racing strategy and we expect a team with their experience and success in North American sportscar racing, along with our other customer teams, to raise the level of competition and elevate Lamborghini Squadra Corse in North America.”
The Lamborghini programme follows periods with the Audi in GTD and with Porsche in GTLM for Paul Miller Racing.
Paul Miller: “All of us at Paul Miller Racing are excited to be partnering with Lamborghini in its inaugural season of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition in 2016,” Miller said. “We believe our passion to win and our expertise in U.S. racing fits well with Lamborghini’s long-term goals. We have followed the progress of the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 very closely in Europe this year, and the development and engineering of this race car has been significant and impressive. We fully expect the Huracán to be a GTD contender from the onset of the season and, as a team, we are very confident in our ability and familiarity with a mid-engine platform after our last two successful seasons of competition.”
Driver announcements for all four Lamborghini customer teams hoping to vie for a GTD championship in 2016 will come as the Huracán GT3 are delivered to the teams and testing begins in the next few weeks.