- Prototype of the upcoming Acura Integra Type S will serve as lead vehicle at the start of North America’s most prestigious sports car race
- Highly anticipated Integra Type S wears special camouflage for first public appearance
- Acura also marked the debut of the all-new electrified GTP-class Acura ARX-06 Prototype race cars with pole position for the Rolex 24
A prototype of the new 2024 Acura Integra Type S will make its North American debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway this weekend to the delight of IMSA fans and motorsport enthusiasts alike.
Wearing a special “Type S” camouflage wrap, the highly anticipated Acura Integra Type S will be displayed in the paddock of Florida’s Daytona International Speedway throughout the race weekend and will serve as lead vehicle at the start of North America’s most prestigious sports car race.
Promising ultimate street performance and driver engagement, the 2024 Integra Type S will be powered by a high-revving 2.0-litre VTEC turbocharged engine producing over 300 horsepower and paired exclusively with a 6-speed manual transmission and limited slip differential.
More details on the Integra Type S will be shared closer to its launch this summer. For more information on the next-gen Acura Integra, the 2023 North American Car of the Year™, click here.
Acura Motorsports at Daytona
Following back-to-back wins at the Rolex 24 including a dominate 1-2 finish in 2022, Acura Motorsports returns to Daytona looking to defend its Rolex crowns. For the 61st running of the twice around the clock enduro, Acura will campaign four entries – including the debut of the all-new electrified Acura ARX-06 Prototypes competing in the newly formed GTP category. Convincingly demonstrating the new car’s performance in its maiden outing during Rolex 24 qualifying last weekend, Meyer Shank Racing team driver Tom Blomqvist set fastest time to take pole position for the race. The two Prototypes will be joined by two Acura NSX GT3 Evos racing in the GTD category.
2023 Acura Rolex 24 GTP Class Entries
- #60 Meyer Shank Racing Acura ARX-06
Drivers: Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Tom Blomqvist and Colin Braun
- #10 Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosport Acura ARX-06
Drivers: Ricky Taylor, Filipe Albuquerque, Louis Delétraz and Brendon Hartley
2023 Acura Rolex 24 GTD Class Entries
- #66 Gradient Racing Acura NSX GT3 Evo22
Drivers: Katherine Legge, Sheena Monk, Mario Farnbacher and Marc Miller
- #93 Racers Edge Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing Acura NSX GT3 Evo22
Drivers: Ashton Harrison, Kyle Marcelli, Dan Formal and Ryan Briscoe
For more information on the Acura Integra click here.
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About Acura Canada
Acura is the performance division of Honda Canada Inc. and is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an original approach to technology and design that creates an exciting driving experience. The Acura lineup features four distinctive models – the Integra sports sedan, TLX performance luxury sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the Acura MDX seven-passenger luxury SUV. The TLX, MDX and Integra come in a Type S variant, the pinnacle expression of performance engineering and technology, Acura’s commitment to Precision Crafted Performance. Acura celebrated its 35th anniversary in Canada in 2022 and has grown to include over 50 locations in its dealer network across the country. For more information, please visit www.acura.ca.
About Acura Motorsports
Acura Motorsports programs have been integral to the brand since the launch of Acura in 1986. The rich legacy of Acura sports car racing includes the 1991, 1992, and 1993 IMSA Camel Lights manufacturer/driver championships, and the 2009 American Le Mans manufacturer, driver, and team championships in both the LMP1 and LMP2 classes. With the ARX-05 prototype, Acura swept the 2019, 2020 and 2022 IMSA manufacturer, driver and teams championships; plus the Michelin Endurance Cup titles in 2021 and 2022. In 2023, Acura will campaign the all-new, electrified ARX-06 prototype sports car in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Acura NSX GT3 Evo22, available for North American customers through Honda Performance Development, Inc., has won multiple championships, including IMSA GT championships in 2019 and 2020 and SRO World Challenge series titles in 2019, 2020 and 2022.
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