At the halfway point of the 2021 motorsport season, the team from Wegberg looks back on exciting races and thrilling fights. In the ADAC GT4 Germany and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Leipert Motorsport, lying in third place overall, is igniting the battle for the championship.
Furthermore: Back at last! After 10 years of abstinence, the team returns to the GT World Challenge Europe and also confirms the first part of the programme for the coming year 2022.
Class wins and podium places – In all Lamborghini Super Trofeo classes among the top 3!
The experienced team mastered the last three race weekends of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe with their five-car team with flying colours. From the south of France to the Netherlands and Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium: racing action was everywhere. Above all, however, Circuit Park Zandvoort brought Leipert Motorsport great successes: Noah Watt and Sebastian Balthasar took silver once and gold once in the Pro class, while Ray Calvin was twice the winner on the AM podium.
Five class wins, twelve podiums and all that in just three weekends. At the halfway point, this awakens the fighting spirit of the Leipert Motorsport drivers: In all Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe classes, they can be found among the top three fast Lamborghini drivers. An exciting title fight is expected in the second half of the 2021 season!
The team from Wegberg will compete at the Nürburgring this weekend with a slightly different line-up. So Ray Calvin returns to his Canadian homeland for work-related reasons. The starting number 10 will be taken over by Yury Wagner (LUX) and Fidel Leib (GER), who have already been competing for the team for several years. In the number 2 car, the British driver Seb Morris (known from own Leipert GT3 programme) takes over from Noah Watt. Dane Noah Watt has to take a break for the rest of the season for sponsorship reasons.
Noah Watt: “I’m sorry to announce that I’ll not complete my season in the Lamborghini championship with Leipert Motorsport. Lack of sponsorship has unfortunately forced me to step down for now, but we are already working on securing next year’s budget, so I can get back with the team for 2022. I wish Sebastian and the rest of the Leipert Motorsport team good luck.”
Leipert Motorsport young talents in a duel with the big boys at the ADAC GT4 Germany
Marc de Fulgenico and Robin Falkenbach are sharing the Leipert Motorsport Mercedes AMG GT4 this season. After a quick familiarisation phase, the successes are now coming: at the race weekend at the Red Bull Ring, the up-and-coming duo secured second and seventh place in the junior classification. At the second race abroad at the Circuit Park Zandvoort, the two made the learning curve climb even steeper: An excellent third place overall catapulted the two onto the podium!
After the first three rounds of the season, the two Leipert Motorsport drivers are in third place overall and are in the running for the 2021 championship trophy!
Robin Falkenbach is also in second place, only just behind the leader of the junior classification.
Three rounds in the ADAC GT4 Germany and two events in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo are on the schedule for the second half of the season with the motto: Focus on the championship!
Starts in GTC and GT Open as well as a comeback in the GT World Challenge Europe 2022 with Lamborghini GT3
The second half of the season will be exciting for Leipert Motorsport’s GT3 programme. In September, the team will compete in the GTC at Hockenheim and one week later will make a guest appearance in the International GT Open at Monza. Here, the two Lamborghini GT3 Juniors Tyler Cooke (USA) and Brendon Leitch (NZ) will be in action. The 2021 season will then finish in the USA with the 24h Sebring.
For the 2022 season, the team has already confirmed its return to the GT World Challenge Endurance. Among other things, the aim is to establish young drivers from the Lamborghini Junior Programme in the series. In addition to an extensive test programme, the 24-hour race in Dubai is already scheduled as preparation. The team has already confirmed this year’s Lamborghini Junior Brendon Leitch from New Zealand, who has been part of the Leipert Motorsport driver squad since 2019, as the first driver for the programme.