NGK ambassador Charlie Martin to race in the USA

2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship begins at Laguna Seca circuit on April 29 to May 1

NGK Ambassador Charlie Martin will contest the 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship with Dream Racing, competing alongside co-driver and teammate, Jason Keats.

Beginning at the world-famous Laguna Seca circuit on the weekend of April 29 to May 1, MB Partners has announced that Charlie will race alongside Jason Keats, CEO of OSOM Privacy, at the wheel of the Dream Racing Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO2.

Following a successful campaign in the Britcar Endurance Championship in 2021, Charlie joins the IMSA package to race at some of the most exciting circuits in the United States.

Alongside Laguna Seca, Charlie will also race at the Ozarks International Raceway in Missouri on May 20-22, Watkins Glen on June 24-26, Road America on August 5-7 and Virginia on August 26-28.

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals will then be held at Portimao circuit in Portugal on November 2-4.

Charlie said: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series with Dream Racing.

“It’s a competitive and thrilling championship and it will be a great challenge and one that I’m very much looking forward to.

“I’ve got to know Jason very well over the past couple of years, so it’ll be great to work with him on this programme. We’ve enjoyed some positive pre-season testing so I can’t wait to get started.”

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, a leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda sensors, is a long-term supporter of transgender driver Charlie who last month announced she had joined the ROKiT MB Motorsport team as its Official Development Driver for the 2022 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “It is a fantastic opportunity for Charlie to race in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship in the USA.

“With her renowned determination and will to win I’m sure she will thrill the American motorsport racing fans.”

Charlie added: “It is fantastic news. I am so excited about this year and racing on such famous racetracks in America.

“NGK is my longest major sponsor and I’m looking forward to working with the company throughout 2022, my eighth season with them. I’m sure 2022 is going to be an amazing season.”

Mark Blundell, CEO of MB Partners, concluded: “It’s great to see Charlie’s 2022 campaign taking shape.

“She enjoyed an excellent year in 2021 so it’s brilliant to see her taking a well-deserved next step and joining such a championship as competitive as Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America.

“Charlie is a tenacious racer and I have no doubts at all that she will enjoy plenty of success alongside Jason this season.”

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