- Will be a primary Acura Team Penske liveries via 2019 season
- White, orange and black intrigue evokes 1990s Acura prototypes
- Comptech Acuras won 3 uninterrupted IMSA titles from 1991-93
Unveiled today, a Acura Team Penske clothing for a 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will underline a particular white, orange and black colors employed by Acura’s three-time uninterrupted championship-winning module in IMSA antecedent foe from 1991-93.
The work of Acura Executive Creative Director Dave Marek – who has been obliged for a distinguished liveries on countless Acura racing machines – a 2019 IMSA Acura Team Penske ARX-05 prototypes are an updated take on a iconic pattern initial seen on a 1991-93 Camel Lights champion Comptech Racing Spice Acura NSXs.
The pattern also incorporates Acura Team Penske’s new partnership with ELS STUDIO 3D®, a award-winning reward audio complement accessible in a 2019 Acura RDX. The competition cars will make their on-track entrance during a Jan. 26-27 Rolex 24 during Daytona International Speedway with a stellar motorist lineup including Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya and Simon Pagenaud in a #6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05; and Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor and Alexander Rossi in a #7 Acura ARX-05.
“This is a healthy demeanour for Acura prototypes, and a salute to a birthright as a opening brand,” pronounced Marek. “The Acura code was founded in 1986, and a entrance in motorsports shortly followed. Today, we’re unapproachable to betray a clothing that accurately reflects a long, successful story in North American racing – and demeanour brazen to adding new chapters to a story of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.”
Race-prepared Acura Integras won dual uninterrupted International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) International Sedan Manufacturers’ Championships and 3 uninterrupted IMSA International Sedan Drivers’ Championships from 1988-90.
The famous Comptech Racing Acura-Spice GTP Lights competition cars, powered by a mutated first-generation NSX engine, carried motorist Parker Johnstone to 3 uninterrupted Drivers’ Championships and Acura to 3 uninterrupted Manufacturers’ Championships in a prestigious IMSA Camel GTP Lights array from 1991-93. The Comptech Acura also prisoner a prestigious 12 Hours of Sebring in 1993.
In further to Johnstone, a Comptech Acura motorist lineup enclosed Wayne Taylor, father of stream Acura Team Penske motorist Ricky Taylor, and Steve Cameron, uncle to ATP motorist Dane Cameron.
Acura has a clever participation in a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Acura Team Penske’s span of ARX-05 prototypes, and a prop of Acura NSX GT3 Evo’s run by Meyer Shank Racing in a GT Daytona (GTD) class.
The 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opens Jan 26-27 with a twice-around-the-clock Rolex 24 continuation competition during Daytona International Speedway.
# # #
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of 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 models in a Acura lineup 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.
Additional media information including pricing, facilities specifications and high-resolution photography is accessible during AcuraNews.com. Consumer information is accessible during Acura.com. Follow Acura on amicable media during Acura.us/SocialChannels