Sportscars: Lamborghini sporting director Giorgio Sanna has left with immediate effect

Sportscars: Lamborghini sporting director Giorgio Sanna has left with immediate effect



Everything was still good at Daytona: second from right Giorgio Sanna, left with glasses Rouven Mohr, who takes over his activities at this time.

Giorgio Sanna was already absent at the start of the WEC season in Qatar, where the Lamborghini SC63, the new LMDh of the Italian sports car brand, celebrated its race debut, and now, on the eve of the 12 Hours of Sebring, where LMDh will compete for the first time in America driving, comes the news that the Italian is no longer the head of Lamborghini’s sports activities. In the meantime, his duties will be carried out by Rouven Mohr, the brand’s Chief Technical Officer. No information was released about the reason for Sanna’s sudden departure.

Text: René de Boer (X: @renedeboer, Threads: @rebocarrdb)
Photo: Rebocar/R. de Boer

While the reputation of the main rival Ferrari depends a lot on success in motorsport, in Lamborghini, apart from obscure personal activities, nothing happened in the sports field until the late 1990s. This changed, in part thanks to Giorgio Sanna, himself a successful driver for many years. He developed the Super Trofeo, provided the necessary support through the back door for the development of GT1 versions of the Murcielago, which he also raced, and laid the foundation for the successful Murciélago GT3 and hypercar project SC63.

Other sources report that there is a possible link between Sanna’s departure and the financing of his daughter’s equestrian activities with Iron Lynx, which is responsible for the use of factory Lamborghinis in WEC and IMSA, among others. Lamborghini did not comment on this.