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Cadillac’s DPi contender is set to soon begin on-track testing

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While the program has not yet been officially announced, Cadillac’s DPi contender is set to soon begin on-track testing in preparation for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season

Multiple industry sources have indicated to Sportscar365 that a Dallara-chassised LMP2 car, fitted with a Cadillac-badged V8 engine, will run for the first time in the next few weeks at an undisclosed circuit in the U.S.

Read more: http://sportscar365.com/imsa/iwsc/cadillac-dpi-set-to-begin-testing/

The last time Cadillac raced in LMP the cars were competitive but the program had several challenges.


Dallara Automobili is an Italian chassis manufacturer for various motor racing series, being most notable for its near-monopoly in Formula Three since 1993. Dallara also produces the chassis used by the IndyCar Series, Indy Lights, GP2 Series, World Series by Renault, GP3 Series, Super Formula, Formula E and ADAC Formel Masters and is one of the manufacturers in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. In recent years the engineering activities have expanded considerably (now represents 40% of total sales), both in terms of the racing cars and high performance road cars. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallara

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DPi is Datona Prototype international, a new class of closed-wheel racing introduced by the IMSA for the 2017 season:



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