Lamborghini SC63 Claims Top 10 Finish On Le Mans 24 Hours Debut

BY Sean Loo

Both Hypercars finished with strong reliability and race pace.

Lamborghini Iron Lynx recorded a breakthrough top 10 finish on its first appearance in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with the #63 crew of Mirko Bortolotti, Daniil Kvyat and Edoardo Mortara delivering a superb performance in the jewel-in-the-crown endurance classic, delivering the team's first drivers’ points in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

The sister #19 combination of Matteo Cairoli, Andrea Caldarelli and Romain Grosjean finished 13th on its FIA WEC debut, ensuring that both of the Lamborghini SC63s saw the chequered flag at the end of the 24 Hours.

Key to the dual finish for Lamborghini Iron Lynx was its strong reliability, with neither car requiring going back into the garage for the duration of the race.

The result held even more significance for Lamborghini Squadra Corse as it marked the first time the brand has finished the 24 Hours in seven attempts.

In LMGT3, the #85 Iron Dames crew of Sarah Bovy, Rahel Frey and Michelle Gatting overcame a pre-weekend weight increase of 25kg to demonstrate podium-contending speed all race but eventually had to settle for a second top five finish in a row.

In the #60 Iron Lynx car, Matteo Cressoni, Franck Perera and Claudio Schiavoni made the finish in 16th after a challenging race.