Detroit Grand Prix 2008 Acura racing 2009

Acura has announced at the Detroit Grand Prix that they will enter the LMP1 elegance in the American Le Mans Series in 2009, adding to its vacant LMP2 exertion. Honda's premium made entered ALMS in the lighter LMP2 brand at the beginning of 2007 with the Highcroft, Fernandez and Andretti-Green teams and won an unmarried event that year. This year De Ferran motorsports has joined the place and Acura has four victories, plus a largely win at Lime Rock in early July.

For 2009, De Ferran and Highcroft will run the all new ARX-02A LMP1 car, while Fernandez and perhaps one other group will persist with the LMP2 series. No declare was made of AGR. The new car is being developed in cooperation with untaken partner Wirth Research in the UK. Honda Performance Development leader Erik Berkman declined to expose any other niceties about the new car. However, with the presently dominant P1 cars in North America and Europe being the diesel powered Audis and Peugeots, and a production diesel fusion the Acura lineup next mechanism, a diesel powered ARX-02A would look a probable catalog. The new car will entrance at the 2009 12 Hours of Sebring in March, but Berkman said no judgment has been made on a Le Mans run yet.