Acura prototype race car. Acura took the covers off the arx 05 prototype race car today at the quail a motorsports gathering during monterey car week. Cyr acura motorsports president proudly said that the company has done so successfully in this field racing since the beginning. Team penske will compete with the arx 05 race car in a multi year daytona prototype international program held by honda performance development.
Acuras new arx 05 dpi car was officially unveiled today at the quail a motorsports gathering in carmel california as part of monterey car week festivities. During the unveiling of the racecar art st. Next year acura and team penske will offer up two of these vehicles.
Acura debuted its arx 05 prototype class race car last summer but the automakers new creation will take to the track for the first time this weekend at the 2018 rolex 24 hours of daytona. The prototype effort follows acuras successful 2017 effort in gtd where michael shank racing scored two victories with the new acura nsx gt3. Next year acura and team penske will offer up two of these vehicles to compete in the imsa weathertech sportscar championship.
Theres a newcomer in the daytona prototype international dpi ranks. Our newest race car the arx 05 prototype marks an anticipated return to prototype racing. Msr returns with its nsx gt3 program in 2018 with additional customer teams expected.