Statement from SRO Motorsports Group

24 April 2018

Following the press release issued by GRT Grasser Racing Team on Monday 23 April 2018, SRO Motorsports Group wishes to make the following statement:

The additional 15kg weight handicap applied to the Lamborghini Huracan cars for the Blancpain GT Series event at Monza on 20 April 2018 was not imposed as a reaction against GRT Grasser Racing Team’s success in previous races, but rather to correct an increase in engine power output recorded during the free practice sessions.

Data collected after free practices 1 and 2 on a number of the Lamborghini Huracan cars, including those entered by GRT Grasser Racing Team, showed engine power output levels greater than those collected during the official Balance of Performance (BOP) tests carried out by SRO Motorsports Group.

As a result, the series technical director applied article 101 of the Blancpain GT Series sporting regulations, allowing for a change of BOP at any time during a race meeting.

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