50 MINUTES FROM THE FINISH LINE: Benjamin Heights forced to abandon Sebring 12 hours after crash | sports

The retirement of the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 2 from Forte Racing with the support of the USRT team was due to a collision between Loris Spinelli and another competitor.

While he was fifth in the GTD Series and after 11 hours and ten minutes of racing, The Benjamin Heights vehicle was out of competition at the 12 Hours of Sebring (USA) After crashing at the hands of Italian Loris Spinelli, his partner.

he Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 2 from Forte Racing powered by USRT He had to retire when he was left in poor condition on a retaining wall and unable to return to the track, so the trio of Chilean, Canadian Misha Goekberg and Italian were unable to finish the race.

Despite their good performance and implementation of a positive strategy throughout the competition, this setback leaves the team that sits 31st in the general classification deeply disappointed.

“In practice, we complied with everything the team had planned and we were fighting to get close to the podium, but we just couldn’t. Long-term races are intense, but they are very strategic, but insurmountable things happen. Now I have to recover physically and prepare to start the GT World Challenge in Europe,” Heights said, expressing his disappointment.

It should be noted that the victory was taken earlier Cadillac V Series R31 Written by Bebo Derani (Brazil), Alexander Sims and Jack Aitken (United Kingdom).

Meanwhile, the Chilean driver’s next challenge will be when he is present in Monza (Italy) for the first date of the World GT Challenge in endurance mode, on April 22-23.

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