Acura arx 01b. The acura arx 01b won six of the eleven races in the lmp2 class for 2008 with four for highcroft and two for andretti green. Fernandez was now also handed an acura and a few races into the season indy racing legend gil de ferran became the fourth acura customer. Different to the arx 01b lmp1 model the arx 02a is based on a new chassis with 5050 weight distribution that was developed by honda performance design hpd and wirth research.
The 03a model utilizes a honda v8 engine for use in the lmp1 category while the 03b uses a turbocharged v6 engine for the lmp2 category. 2008 acura arx 01b specs specifications laptimes acceleration times pictures photos engine data top speed. The trio of david brabham scott sharp and stefan johansson drove the no.
2008 acura arx 01b in 2008 acura debuted the second evolution of its lmp2 racecar at the sebring 12 hours. The 2008 acura arx 01b is a series of lmp2 prototypes that appear in forza motorsport 3 and forza motorsport 4. Over the winter the acuras were further modified and appeared at the start of the 2008 season as the arx 01b.
Dimensionally the acura arx 01a was on the same wheelbase as the lc75 as would be the arx 01b but the front overhang was increased to the maximum and the rear bodywork shortened though the wing position stayed the same at the maximum 750 mm rear overhang. Driving the acura arx 01b lmp2 racing car that duncan daytons patron highcroft racing piloted to so much success last year in the american le mans series wasnt as intimidating as it might. The patron entry scored fourth in the lmp2 division.
The arx 01b competed in various motorsport series most notably the american le mans series. Of the three cars prepared for the season the patron highcroft acura is fastest. Patron highcroft acura arx 01b places fifth in grueling 56th mobil 1 12 hours of sebring.