All News: Prototype

Dallara P217 LMP2

August 4th, 2020 by

Dallara’s return to prototype racing for the first time since the original Audi R18 TDI, the P217 made its debut in 2017. The car competes in the LMP2 class in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series, while a Daytona Prototype International-spec version of the car races at the top level … Read the Rest »

Porsche 919 LMP1

February 22nd, 2018 by

The Porsche 919 Hybrid marked Porsche’s return to prototype racing after a successful program with the RS Spyder ended in 2011. The 919 made its debut at the World Endurance Championship (WEC) 6 Hours of Silverstone in 2014 and ultimately finished the season championship in third. In 2015, Porsche would return to its winning ways … Read the Rest »

Audi R18 LMP1

February 22nd, 2018 by

The R18 etron quattro is a diesel Hybrid LMP1 prototype racecar that competed at the Le Mans 24 hour race and in the World Endurance Championship. It began its life as simple the R18 TDI – a diesel-powered prototype racer, in 2011. As the rules of the series changed so to did the R18. The … Read the Rest »

Nissan GTP ZX-T

September 19th, 2016 by

One of the most brutally fast racing cars ever built, the Nissan GTP ZX-T was that rarest of beasts: a Porsche and Jaguar slayer. Beginning with a win at Miami street race in ’87, progressing to Geoff Brabham’s IMSA Camel GT drivers title in ’88 and culminating in an ‘89 season that saw Brabham narrowly … Read the Rest »

Chevrolet Corvette C7 Daytona Prototype

September 8th, 2015 by

This is not your father’s Daytona Prototype. Long known for its “eccentric” appearance, thanks to the Corvette C7, the Daytona Prototype now embodies that old racing maxim: If it looks fast, it is fast. The Corvette C7 Daytona Prototype’s carbon fiber bodywork reflects the swept back, brawny lines of its road-going cousin, the C7 Stingray. … Read the Rest »

Riley Mk XX Daytona Prototype

November 19th, 2012 by

Riley Technologies ranks among America’s most successful sports car chassis constructors and its Riley Mk XX is among the most successful of all Daytona Prototype racers. The iRacing Riley Mk XX runs a Pontiac V8 and a five-speed Xtrac transmission, but IMSA rules permit a wide variety of engine brands and configurations, all of them … Read the Rest »

Honda Performance Development ARX 01c

November 19th, 2012 by

The HPD ARX 01c ranks among the fastest and most innovative sports prototypes ever built. Winner of the LMP2 class in the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans, the HPD ARX 01c traces its roots to the Acura ARX 01c that scored an historic class win in its debut in the 2007 12 Hours of … Read the Rest »

Radical SR8 V8

October 19th, 2012 by

Founded in 1997, the British manufacturer Radical Sportscars produces small, rear-engine, lightweight, tube-frame open-cockpit sports-racing cars. The use of motorcycle engines helps keep the cars light and nimble. Near the top of the Radical range is the SR8 V8, which once owned the overall lap record at the Nurburgring’s legendary 13-mile, 73-turn Nordschliefe. With 350+ horsepower and 1,320 … Read the Rest »

SCCA Spec Racer Ford

October 18th, 2012 by

  The notion of competing in a class of identical race cars so that driving skill is paramount and the size of one’s checkbook doesn’t matter is second nature to iRacers – it’s a central theme of the community. But the concept, originally borrowed from one-design sailboat racing, is rapidly gaining currency in motorsport … Read the Rest »