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Reviews: Lamborghini turnaround: T3 team is now DTM factory support?

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T3 team boss Jens wet was disappointed at the end of last year bitter, as a manufacturer Lamborghini of the young troupe from Dresden the factory support for the DTM Season 2022 desaturated. However, in the course of the announcement that next to Esmee Hawkey this year still brings a second Huracan GT3 Evo with Toppilot Nicki Thiim in the DTM at the start, he shows himself confident that Lamborghini now reproduces again.

"We are very glad that Lamborghini has again recorded the talks with us," says humid. "And that there are lip foods that we will get a support for Nicki and for Esmee again this season."

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finalized this is "not yet, but there are clear statements that point out," wet clearly. "And I think we have more information in the next few days."

Withdrawal of the factory support for T3 Continue a puzzle

Originally Lamborghini had set itself for the DTM season 2022 to send only the newcomer Team Grasser factory support. For this purpose, one transformed the long-term contract for the ADAC GT Masters with the Austrians so that he is also valid in the DTM.

at the expense of the T3 team, which in the previous year in addition to a part package had always received one of the two cars as a free loan of Lamborghini. "Unfortunately, the backgrounds are still unknown to us," we do not understand the decision.

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but what has now led to a rethinking at Lamborghini? "That's what I think that there was a change, which concerns the technical chief of Lamborghini, with which we then recaptured the talks," answers wet on demand from 'Motorsport-Total.com'.

In fact, the Audi subsidiary had announced in January that with Rouven Mohr becomes a German new technical chief at Lamborghini, because his Italian predecessor Maurizio Reggiani is now vice-president of the brand. The 42-year-old Saarbrücker has already worked in the past as a development head for the Huracan and returns to Audi to the Italian luxury sports car brand after two years.

"Lamborghini alignment more and more in the direction of DTM"

But also apart from that, wet has the impression that Lamborghini has aligned "more and more in the direction of DTM" in the past few months. "This series will now be assessed much higher than before - or at the last negotiations at the end of the year," he says.

That could be the reason why you have rolled up the topic of DTM support. "Of course you have also seen that we strive and engage," says moist on the efforts to engage a pot driver with Thiim and bring a second car to start.

How to assess the current state? "The conversations are running straight and there are certain concessions, even if they are not binding on the paper," says damp. "That's why I think it's still a round thing in the end, after actually a bump in advance."

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