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FEATURED RIDE OF THE WEEK
2019 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo
driven by Andy Lally
LAST ACTIVE IN: Georgia
Decent racecar driver.
Wannabe MMA fighter
5-time class winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona.
3-time Rolex Series Champion.
2011 NASCAR ROTY.
Current driver of the Lamborghini Huracán”
VEHICLE BIO: “The 2019 Lamborghini Huracán that I’ll be racing in the 24 hours of Daytona and the rest of the IMSA Championship for 2019.”
ENGINE TYPE: 5.2L V10 with titanium valves
TRANSMISSION TYPE: 6-speed sequential gearbox by Hör with a pneumatically controlled 3 disc racing clutch
MotorCrush’s Andy Lally and the Magnus racing team are kicking off their 2019 season this weekend in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. They have parted ways with their Audi R8 and have picked up a shiny new Lamborghini. More specifically, a 2019 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo; it’s the most aggressive car in Lamborghini’s line up and has been tailored for one thing: speed.
The Evo is based on the original Huracán GT3, which debuted in 2015. Since then, the car has earned some serious respect on the track, thanks to some championship victories in last year’s Blancpain GT Series Asia and IMSA GT Daytona. For the 2019 GT3 Evo, Lamborghini has improved upon the previous GT3’s aerodynamics to further increase downforce which improves stability and reduces pitch sensitivity (the change in downforce resulting from a change in pitch angle). The new car is based on a hybrid body shell made of carbon fiber reinforced aluminum. To power the car, Lamborghini has sourced the 5.2L V10 from the Huracán Performate road car and modified it to fit within GT3 horsepower regulations. Overall, it may have less power, but it more than compensates for that in weight savings.
We are excited to see how to new Evo performs this year compared to its previous generation. And with their new set of wheels, Magnus Racing will be a team to keep your eye on this weekend. You can cheer on Andy in the #44 Evo on NBC Sports or IMSA TV., today starting at 2pm EST.
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FEATURED GARAGE OF THE WEEK
2005 Yamaha R1
1987 Toyota Supra
owned by JesseH
-Twincharged (turbo &supercharged) MA70 Supra
– 05 Yamaha R1
– E39 BMW (daily)
– F25 BMW x3 335i (wife’s)”
YAMAHA BIO: “Mods: KR Tuned exhaust, Graves velocity stacks, Graves rearsets, Graves smog delete, Graves bar ends, Geare -1 speedo, DRD Power Commander 3 LED headlights, burnt red copper paint, Puig windscreen, Driven clip ons, Competition Werks taillight, LRC triple tree, Greggs custom flush mounts, Greggs custom license plate bracket, and stainless brake lines.”
SUPRA BIO: “I have owned the car for over 15 years, and started life as a non-turbo automatic. Throughout the last 15 years the paint, interior, rear end, transmission, and engine have been swapped or upgraded. I am currently running a twin charged 7m with a Holset hy-35 turbo and an Eaton m62 supercharger on a 100% custom setup. Some of the other upgrades include: 5-speed conversion, Brembo big break kit, stainless brake lines, sumped fuel tank, bigger lines, external fuel pump, intercooler, hard pipes, injectors, ceramic coated tubular exhaust manifold, HKS wastegate, turbo xs boost controller, 3.5″ exhaust, BBS wheels, oil filter relocation, Q45 throttle body, Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator, 4″ intake, reupholstered interior, Momo steering wheel w/ quick disconnect, 3D printed gauge pod, AEM wideband, Fjo oil pressure and boost gauge, Kaminari side skirts and back bumper, 89+ front bumper w/ 3 hole lip, 89+ taillights, 89+ moldings, 89+ door panels and seats, Greddy whale tail, Euro turn signals, HID retrofit, and a Greddy/Trust knob.”
SUPRA ENGINE TYPE: 7m
SUPRA TRANSMISSION: 5-speed manual
SUPRA COLOR: Dark blue pearl metallic
Jesse was this month’s 100K sweepstakes monthly drawing winner and he is also this week’s featured garage. His garage includes a JDM classic: the 1987 Supra and Yamaha’s flagship superbike: the Yamaha R1. Both of which have a host of aftermarket upgrades. We’ll start off with the R1 to save the best for last. On the R1, you will find an upgraded KR Tuned exhaust, stainless steel brake lines, Graves velocity stacks, rearsets, smog delete, and various exterior modifications. These are some solid upgrades that make for a very quick bike. Now for the Supra: Jesse first picked it up 15 years ago as a non-turbo automatic. Since then, he has restored and modified this car into a stunning work of art and engineering. Jesse’s has a grocery list of mods, but the car’s most notable feature lurks under its hood. In the spotless engine bay, you will find a twin charged 7m with a Holset hy-35 turbo and an Eaton m62 supercharger on a fully custom setup. This is a very impressive build that deserves some respect, so make sure you drop Jesse a like via the like via the button below!
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Our next monthly Prize Winner will be selected February 1st, so be sure to collect your entries on the MotorCrush app every day to increase your chances. The grand prize winner of the modded Nissan GT-R will be selected May 2019.
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