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IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP

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2017 KONICA MINOLTA DPI TEAM CHAMPIONS

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2017 IMSA WEATHERTECH DPI MANUFACTURER AND DRIVER CHAMPIONS

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2017 TPNAEC DPI DRIVER TEAM CHAMPIONS

The Cadillac Racing DPI-V.R prototypes were built to compete in the IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship—a racing series that features multiple vehicle classes and longer endurance races. The DPI-V.R is run by two teams: Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing in the Prototype (P) class.

MEET THE CADILLAC RACING DPI-V.R

After a 14-year hiatus, the Cadillac DPi-V.R prototypes mark Cadillac Racing’s return to the most advanced sports car racing series in North America.

No. 10 Konica Minolta

No. 5 Mustang Sampling

No. 31 Whelen Engineering

SPECIFICATIONS


ENGINE TYPE

6.2L / 376 cu. in.

INDUCTION

Naturally aspirated V8

HORSEPOWER

600 @ 6,800 RPM (approx.)

TORQUE

Series spec based

LUBRICATION

Dry sump

TRANSMISSION

Transverse sequential

BRAKES

Brembo 4-wheel disc

WEIGHT

2,050 lbs. (930 kg.)

FINAL DRIVE

Viscous mechanical limited slip

OUR TEAMS

WAYNE TAYLOR RACING

Indiana-based Wayne Taylor Racing drives the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R. Led by owners Wayne Taylor and Max Angelelli, the team had a remarkable 2017 season taking home the DPi team championship while drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor won the driver championship.

ACTION EXPRESS RACING

Florida-Based Action Express Racing drives the No. 5 Mustang Sampling and No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R cars. Manager and NASCAR veteran, Gary Nelson’s Mustang Sampling team won the 2017 TPNAEC DPi team championship and finished third in the driver championship while the Whelen Engineering team took second place.

IMSA WEATHERTECH SCHEDULE

EVENT

TRACK & LOCATION

DATES

DURATION

THE ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Daytona Beach, FL

January 5 – 7


ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Daytona Beach, FL

January 25 – 28

24 Hours


MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING

SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Sebring, FL

March 14 – 17

12 Hours


BUBBA BURGER SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX AT LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH STREET CIRCUIT

Long Beach, CA

April 13 – 14

1 Hour, 40 Minutes


MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE

Lexington, OH

May 4 – 6

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX

RACEWAY AT BELLE ISLE PARK

Detroit, MI

June 1 – 2

1 Hour, 40 Minutes


SAHLEN’S SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

Watkins Glen, NY

June 28 – July 1

6 Hours


CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK

CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK

Bowmanville, ON

July 6 – 8

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


NORTHEAST GRAND PRIX

LIME ROCK PARK

Lakeville, CT

July 20 – July 21

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


CONTINENTAL TIRE ROAD RACE SHOWCASE

ROAD AMERICA

Elkhart Lake, WI

August 3 – 5

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


MICHELIN GT CHALLENGE AT VIR

VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Alton, VA

August 17 – 19

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


CONTINENTAL TIRE MONTEREY GRAND PRIX

MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA

Salinas, CA

September 7 – 9

2 Hours, 40 Minutes


MOTUL PETIT LE MANS

ROAD ATLANTA

Braselton, GA

October 10 – 13

10 Hours


IMSA WEATHERTECH RESULTS


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