The new LMP2 will be joined at Sebring by the fault of Dunlop


With the 24 Hours of Daytona around the corner, the test of the DPi and of the LMP2 have entered into full swing in the united States. While Cadillac and Mazda exert of reference between the new prototypes created under regulations IMSA, the manufacturer of tyres Dunlop has been the epicentre of the test that the new generation of LMP2 has taken place in Sebring. There, in the middle of tests of the Dunlop tyres of face-to-2017, have been given an appointment a Oreca 07, a Ligier JS P217 and one of the prototype Dallara.

within the meaning of the various pieces of information that have emerged in reference to this test on the Sebring International Raceway organized by Dunlop, Rebellion Racing has been the team in charge of putting on track the Oreca 07, while training Extreme Speed Motorsport has been in charge of managing the Ligier JS P217. Finally, the team Racing Team Nederland, the only one that will not have real presence in the 24 Hours of Daytona, has been put back on the track the LMP2 of Dallara. them has joined the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, the entire time that the brand will equip tires Dunlop in their cars in the WEC.

In parallel to these tests at Sebring, is conducting the second official test of the IMSA at Daytona. Although the Cadillac CTS-V with 6.2-liter engine and 600 horses has been the most rapid in the early stages of these tests, the DPi of the Vehicle based on the LMP2 Riley-Multimatic has also left a good taste. In any case, it is clear that the new prototypes in the IMSA have taken a step forward in regard to their dilapidated predecessors and the GTE and GTLM have been to over six seconds per lap out of them. Even so, the duel is served between the Corvette and the four Ford GT, which will compete in Daytona.