Due to the sudden death of Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek, Chairman and Delegate of the Board of Directors of the Swatch Group, his grandson Mr. Marc A. Hayek, President and CEO of Blancpain, will not be taking part in the third leg of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo being held this weekend on the Paul Richard Circuit in Le Castellet (France).
The other cars racing under the colours of the Manufacture from Le Brassus were on the starting line for this competition, which is coupled with the fourth race in the FIA GT1 World Championship. As part of its exclusive partnership with the Fédération Internationale Automobile (FIA), Blancpain also served as official timekeeper for the competition.
The three next legs of the Super Trofeo will take place in:
- Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), July 30th -31st
- Budapest (Hungary), August 21st – 22nd
- Vallelunga (Italy), September 25th – 26th