Acura TLX GT Race Car to Debut at Mid-Ohio

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Acura TLX GT race car will finally make its debut this weekend.

The 2015 Acura TLX will compete in the GT category with RealTime Racing and seasoned veteran Peter Cunningham behind the wheel. The TLX GT will compete in a pair of races during the doubleheader race weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The race car is based on the production TLX and is a collaboration by HPD and RealTime Racing boasting a twin-turbo V6 engine with all-wheel drive.

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“We’re excited to debut the Acura TLX GT race car in front of our ‘hometown’ audience of associates from the many Honda facilities in central Ohio,” said Art St. Cyr, President of Honda Performance Development and Vice President, Auto Operations, American Honda. “The competition in the Pirelli World Challenge is fierce, including many of the luxury makes the TLX will compete with on the sales floor. Acura has never shied away from a challenge. Instead, we seek it out, both on-track and in the marketplace.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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