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Patric niederhauser in Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo

10924188_833324870072196_8673045079094752388_oTeam Raton Racing adds two more young drivers to its 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europa line-up for a top level crew in the PRO category.

The squad leaded by Roberto Tanca and Marco Ubaldi, has been joined by Edoardo Liberati and Patric Niederhauser, who will share a second Huracán LP 620-2 for the upcoming season that will be kicking-off at the official test scheduled on 1-2 April at Vallelunga.

Liberati is a former Formula Azzurra champion and despite of his 22 years, has an enormous experience in GT racing under his belt, having made his debut in the Blancpain and Italian series in 2012 with the Roal Motorsport BMW Z4, moving to Porsche Carrera Cup Italy in 2013 where he finished 4th last year scoring a win and several podiums. He honed his skills racing in a number of different championships, including the Italian F3 in 2009, 2010 and 2011 (when he scored a record of consecutive pole positions).

Niederhauser is the first former GP3 driver to land in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europa. The 23-year-old Swiss began his motorsport career racing karts. He continued his development in the Formula Abarth championship finishing second in 2010 and clinched the Italian title the following season. In 2012 Patric graduated to F3 and GP3, where last year he also claimed two wins.

Marco Ubaldi, team manager : « We?re all absolutely delighted to have three very young and promising drivers in our team, as Edoardo, Patric and the already confirmed Alberto Di Folco. They are definitely going to start the year as genuine contenders for the championship, as they have plenty of racing experience, so we hope to be challenging for podiums from the very first race of the season ».

The first 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europa round is scheduled in Monza I (11-12 April). The other rounds are Silverstone UK (22-24 May), Paul Ricard F (19-21 June), Spa-Francorchamps B (22-26 July), Nürburgring D (18-20 September) and Sebring USA, in the same week of the World Final (19-22 November).

Press release Patric Niederhauser


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