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Lamborghini India Promotes First Indian in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Series

By Motortrend India Staff   |   24 May,2013

Lamborghini India continues celebrating its parent company’s 50th Anniversary by promoting motorsport talent in India. Amer Beg, will be the first Indian to compete in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo. He is supported by the legendary sports car maker Lamborghini India.

Commenting on this association, Pavan Shetty, Head of Operations, Lamborghini India, said, “The Lamborghini Super Trofeo is an ideal platform to showcase the talent of Indian racers like Amer Beg who represent the country's promising motorsport potential. The Super Trofeo series has also grown into one of the company’s foremost platforms for communicating its brand heritage.”

Amer, who is all set to head to the Shanghai International Circuit for the opening round of the 2013 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia said, “I am thankful to Lamborghini India for this opportunity and it is a privilege to be a part of the fastest one-make series in the world. I have competed exclusively in single-seaters till now but I am looking forward to make a smooth transition into GT cars – even though there will be a lot to learn going into my first race weekend”.

Established in 2009, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo has grown immensely in the last few years, with up to 20 cars contesting races at the best European tracks, featuring drivers from ten different nations.

The sies, which uses identical, race-prepared versions of the Lamborghini Gallardo 570-4 Super Trofeo, made its Asian debut in 2012 and this season promises to be an even more thrilling affair, as it vrooms across the Asia-Pacific with races in China, Malaysia, Korea and Japan before culminating at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix on November 9-10.

The series’ debut Asian season met with unprecedented response, with over 480 media persons from Japan, China, Malaysia Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and India attending races in 2012.

In 2013 though, the result of Lamborghini India’s efforts will see India being represented for the first time on the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia grid which already includes drivers from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Korea.

Amer Beg was born in Hyderabad. After completing his schooling in Bangalore he moved to University of Western Ontario in Canada for higher studies, where he discover his natural talent for motor racing. Amer has added other trophies to his kitty, including the Canada Day Cup and the Mosport Labour Day Challenge. In 2013, Amer will compete in the 2013 Super Trofeo Asia series – the fastest one-make series in the world featuring Asia’s best racetracks and season finale at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix.

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