Team DAMS first test of Lamborghini

First Test of The DAMS Lamborghini at The Bugatti Track Le Mans, 17th August 2004 - Jean-Denis Deletraz, Andrea Piccini, Felipe Ortiz and Beppe Gabbiani drove the first Lamborghini Murcielago delivered to DAMS on the Bugatti race track (Le Mans)...

First Test of The DAMS Lamborghini at The Bugatti Track

Le Mans, 17th August 2004 - Jean-Denis Deletraz, Andrea Piccini, Felipe Ortiz and Beppe Gabbiani drove the first Lamborghini Murcielago delivered to DAMS on the Bugatti race track (Le Mans) before the first race of the Team at Imola for the 8th round of the FIA GT Championship.

Jean-Paul Driot, Team Principal of DAMS : "This first test was very important for us in order to evaluate ourselves what is the potential of the car, but it was also the first work session with our 4 drivers who never worked with the Team before. The tes was quite good, the car seems to be reliable and the drivers as well as the engineers have already made some big steps in the understanding of the car in order to show as soon as possible the the level of the car which seems to be potentially competitive."

Eric Boullier, Managing and Technical Director : "We are happy with this test, even if we had a few problems at the beginning of the first day finally we did not have many problems, which is very positive and unusual for a complete new car. The relation between the drivers and the Team is really nice and this work session had a very good ambiance. Everybody is quite optimistic here in the Team."

The 2 Lamborghinis driven by Deletraz-Piccini and Ortiz-Gabbiani will be entered by DAMS on 5th September at Imola (Italy), then 19th September at Oschersleben (Germany), October 9th at Dubai, the final round of the season will be held on the 14th November in Zuhai (China).

-www.dams.fr

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Andrea Piccini , Jean-Denis Deletraz , Beppe Gabbiani
Teams DAMS