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Lucchini Engineering is an Italian sports car constructor and racing team. Founded by Giorgio Lucchini in Porto Mantovano in 1980, the company has built a wide variety of open-cockpit prototypes for use in hillclimbs as well as Le Mans Prototypes for endurance racing. Besides racing their own cars, their chassis have been sold to various privateer teams over the years.
Lucchini has had some success over the years, including winning the FIA Sportscar Championship's team and constructor championships in the SR2-class two years in a row (2002 and 2003). They have also won various European, Italian, and French hillclimb championships.
- 1 World championship SRWC FIA SportsCar SR2
- 1 Italian absolute championship on track
- 17 Italian titles on track
- 5 Italian climbing titles
- 2 European climbing titles
- 2 French climbing championship
- 1 French championship for prototypes on track
- 1 Swiss championship
- 1 6 hours of Vallelunga Gold-Cup SR2
The chief engineer, Mr. Lucchini Giorgio, has devoted himself to races since 1960, and the good results on the track and the contiuned success are due to his great technical talent, experience, co-operation, experiance in the study and designing, engineering and designs, and finally it is also due to the careful organization and direction of the team during the races.
Lucchini Engineering, despite of being a "small factory", has always aimed to offer quality both for the product and the services, to have the greatest specialization and the most updated technology, using the most modern devices such as computer technical programs and CAD - CAM systems (used in the technical-planning stage), electronic systems for the survey of data, for the communication to the racing car, for the remote "wi-fi" setting up of the car and the collection of data for future developments and electronic benches for static and dynamic tests on chassis and suspensions.