Acura Automobiles: Acura Secures Third Consecutive Pikes Peak Open Class Win and New Class Record with TLX GT

Posted on 02. Jul, 2019 by in Acura Canada

The RealTime Racing Acura TLX GT driven by Peter Cunningham took home a third true Open Class win in a 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, finishing third altogether with a time of 9:24.433. Cunningham set another new record for a Open Class, improving on his possess record time of 9:27.352 set in 2018. Powered by a 3.5L Twin Turbo V6, a same energy section Acura uses in a ARX-05 Daytona Prototype, a TLX GT was a fastest entrance in a severe fourth zone of a mountain.

Four additional Acura entries finished a race, including a production-based NSX driven by Acura operative Nick Robinson, who kick his prior best time by some-more than 3 seconds. The Acura formula are notable as 4 of a brand’s 5 entries were formed on a grassroots efforts of a possess associates, hand-built cars driven and crewed exclusively by Acura engineers with a passion for motorsports and a expostulate for performance.

Acura 2019 Pikes Peak racing results:

*Course condensed due to impassioned weather

Everyone during Acura was deeply saddened by a detriment of longtime competition aspirant and champion, Carlin Dunne. We would like to demonstrate a deepest sympathies to his family, friends and fans, and to a whole Ducati North America organization.

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