OK, so we're not in Italy... but when the IMSA Sahlen's 6 Hours at the Glen circus came to town, they brought with them a different beast that would run at Watkins Glen. This was one of the many support series that joined the big boys that weekend (along with the Continental Tire cars, Porsche GT3 Cup, and Prototype Lites).

The Super Trofeo North America series has never (that I'm aware) run at WGI. So it was pretty unique to see a 17 car field of Lamborghinis run in what I consider to be my back yard. This might have been one of my favorite parts of the whole 6 Hour weekend.

These cars are based on the Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4... meaning they're  roughly 570 HP and have all wheel drive. And those V10s make a pretty amazing sound running around that track.

Being one of the smaller, support series races, they didn't get a ton of track time. But I was able to catch them finishing up one practice session and then qualifying. And then they actually had two of their own races.

In a weekend with more than a couple little issues (parking, ticket prices, etc), this was definitely one of the highlights. Plus, it would be cool enough to see one Lamborghini running at The Glen... but a whole herd of them is another thing entirely.

Many more photos of the Super Trofeo cars here.

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