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RealTime to Run Retro Livery in California 8H

No. 43 RealTime Racing Acura NSX GT3 to run retro livery in California 8H…

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The No. 43 RealTime Racing Acura NSX GT3 will run a throwback livery in this weekend’s California 8 Hours at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, adorned in the same colors the team campaigned more than 15 years ago.

Ryan Eversley, Tom Dyer and new Acura signing Dane Cameron will pilot the GT3 contender in the Intercontinental GT Challenge round.

It will carry a near-identical orange and white livery that team owner Peter Cunningham had on his previous-generation Acura NSX, which finished runner-up in the 2001 and 2002 Pirelli World Challenge GT championship.

The Wisconsin-based squad will field a pair of Acuras in the inaugural U.S. round of the IGTC, which could be the team’s final appearance in GT3 as it is likely to transition to PWC’s new TCR class next year with Honda Civic Type Rs.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Ron Mills

    October 9, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    TOO COOL! I think it looks nicer than the current paint scheme…

    • Ron

      October 10, 2017 at 6:49 am

      100% agree!!! I still have a signed poster with the old NSX and Integra.

  2. David Chaste

    October 9, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Even in pwc the nsx deal was only for a year it seems. They could have kept it going in pwc unlike imsa.

    • Matt

      October 9, 2017 at 7:09 pm

      They need to find some pay drivers… or even better, some sponsers. This scheme would look great with Marlboro on the side, if it was legal.

  3. Dan

    October 9, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    One heck of a step down to go from GT3 to TCR. Hope they can at least get one car on the grid somehow. Now I really hate I’m going to miss this race.

    • Binky

      October 10, 2017 at 2:09 am

      Yeah, I hadn’t heard of this move before. I guess most of the HPD money will be going to Penske next year.

  4. D.O.G

    October 10, 2017 at 4:16 am

    Ya know, the TCR field better watch out. Real Time is a crack touring car team. If Daytona Prototypes made Mike Shank, touring cars made Peter Cunningham and RTR.

  5. dave henrie

    October 12, 2017 at 3:09 am

    I could never tell if the announcers were saying Peter or Peettie Cunningham. I guess it was Peter. I was never much a fan of that color of red(?) and white. Perhaps if it was a brighter shade of Red, anyhow, I like the PWC livery on the NSX and some of the Shank skins for the IMSA versions. I guess I’d have to see how those air intakes on the front were highlighted. I enjoy the bright outlines they have on the current PWC.

    • Jerry

      October 12, 2017 at 10:43 am

      It’s P.D. Cunningham

  6. dave henrie

    October 12, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Ah, thanks Jerry. That explains my lack of definition. Combine old old ears with initials… and you get my decade long confusion!
    🙂

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