After a 14-year absence Cadillac is reentering prototype endurance racing. The American manufacturer revealed Wednesday the 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R racecar that will compete in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series, Prototype (P) class.
The car will be raced by the teams from Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing in the 2017 IMSA season opener — the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29, 2017.
“Cadillac is proud to return to the pinnacle of prototype racing in North America after a 14-year absence,” said Johan de Nysschen, president of Cadillac. “Cadillac’s V-Performance production models — the ATS-V and CTS-V — are transforming our brand’s product substance, earning a place among the world’s elite high performance marques. The Cadillac DPi-V.R further strengthens our V-Performance portfolio, placing Cadillac into the highest series of sports car racing in North America.”
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