In a recent announcement, the racing department of Sant’Agata Bolognese has “recruited” the French-Swiss former F1 driver with 179 Formula 1 starts as an official driver of the factory with the Italian racing team Iron Lynx.

Romain Grosjean’s debut will take place at the end of January 2023 during the 24 Hours of Daytona and will compete in the Huracan GT3 EVO2 car alongside Lamborghini factory drivers Andrea Caldarelli and Mirko Bortolotti. He will also be the test driver for Lamborghini Squadra Corse’s yet-to-be-revealed Le Mans Daytona hybrid prototype. He will race the LMDh machine in 2024 in the FIA Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

In an interview, Romain David Jeremie Grosjean, 36, said: “For me, it’s great to represent Lamborghini, especially now when LMDh has become an important racing class with so many The negotiations that led me to sign the contract with Lamborghini were very quick: a phone call with Giorgio Sanna (Lamborghini Squadra Corse Team Leader), two or three e-mails and we were satisfied and agreed. about everything. With Lamborghini being such a successful brand, I hope we can accomplish good things in the future.”

After leaving F1 in 2020 after leaving Haas, Grosjean joined IndyCar and competed for Dale Coyne Racing in 2021 before signing with Andretti Autosport for 2022. Lamborghini Squadra Corse said the driver will race at the Another endurance event next year with a full schedule to be announced in due course. He is scheduled to participate in the Sebring 12 Hours in March as well as at Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta in October.

The Huracan GT3 EVO2 race car that he will drive next year is equipped with the familiar 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine while the 2024 Lamborghini LMDh will be developed based on the new twin-turbo V8 hybrid engine that is in progress. research and completion.

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