Acura Automobiles: Acura NSX Establishes Production Car Record during Iconic Long Beach Street Circuit

Posted on 13. Apr, 2019 by in Acura Canada

  • New path record of 1:35.663 set for a Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach circuit
  • Record set in a prolongation 2019 NSX driven by a mythological Peter Cunningham

Leading adult to a 45th regulating of a Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, a iconic race’s new pretension unite has determined a prolongation automobile record around a 1.968 mile ancestral travel circuit in a 2019 Acura NSX.


In a able hands of SCCA Hall-of-Famer and long-time Acura racing partner, Peter Cunningham, a 2019 NSX determined a new prolongation automobile path record of 1:35.663. The record environment run was done with an unmodified NSX, propitious with road-legal tires.

The 2019 NSX will also offer as a executive Pace Car for a Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. Race movement includes a run for a mottled dwindle by Acura Team Penske, fielding a span of ARX-05 Daytona Prototypes driven by Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya along with Ricky Taylor and Dane Cameron co-driving, respectively, in a BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix during Long Beach on Saturday. Acura will also join a field in Sunday’s NTT IndyCar Series foe with a automobile campaigned by Meyer Shank Racing and driven by Jack Harvey, imprinting a lapse of Acura colors to Indy Car racing for a initial time given 1994.

About Peter Cunningham
Peter Cunningham helped to put Acura Motorsports on a map after substantiating RealTime Racing in 1987. Over a years, a RealTime Racing group has left on to record 92 foe victories on 27 opposite marks in World Challenge competition. Most recently, Cunningham and a RealTime Racing group achieved an Open Class record during a Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In 2018, Cunningham’s many motorsports achievements were famous with an initiation into a Sports Car Club of America’s Hall of Fame.

About NSX
Introduced during Monterey Car Week this past August, a 2019 NSX facilities a horde of framework enhancements embody stiffer stabilizer bars, a new grippier tire and program tuning designed to rouse opening in all pushing situations—whether on a travel or foe track. The outcome is a supercar even some-more manageable to a will of a driver, heading to a scarcely 2-second faster path time around a mythological Suzuka Circuit.

About Acura
Acura delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of well-developed peculiarity and reliability. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a five-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV, and a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of a 6 Acura models sole in North America are done in executive Ohio, regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts, including a ILX and TLX oppulance sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), a RDX and MDX oppulance SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and a Acura NSX supercar, that is built to sequence during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

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