[Editor’s note: There’s been a lot of talk about how Tudor United SportsCar’s P2 class will look in the future. What kinds of cars will run in TUSC’s highest prototype class, and how will P2s relate to LMP2s at Le Mans? This write-up from Racer is perhaps the clearest summary of what’s being considered yet, so enjoy.… »
We loved the Mazda6 Diesel race car that started off in Grand Am’s class for alternative fuels. It’s a diesel! So weird and quirky! Yeah! We even loved hearing that the diesel engine would live on in a United SportsCar P2 prototype. Unfortunately, that P2 has just been slow, so it’s time for a gas-powered engine swap.
Plans to create a global spec prototype for 2017 continue to take shape, according to Scot Elkins IMSA's VP, Competition and Technical Regulations. The concept, which is in its formative stages, would provide a single chassis that would accept a variety of engines and possibly body styles that would do away with the… »
The RACER Channel brings you the latest video with Simon Pagenaud from the driver's perspective as he takes you inside his Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b P2 car at Sebring. »
It's not imperative you be a card-carrying Subiehead to appreciate Top Gear's test of the Impreza-powered Prodrive P2, full stop. To quoteth Jeremy Clarkson, "Quite a car then. Not only can it blow your mind, but also empty your stomach." Yes, there's proof of the latter. [Thanks to Phillip for the tip.] »
The gents over at BBC Two's bestest automotive show in the British empire had some fun this week driving ProDrive's two-seater named the P2. We saw this little deuce coupe with a kick back in January and if you remember, it's based on the Subaru Impreza STi's engine and four-wheel drive system — with some fun stuff… »
We reported last month that motorsports engineering firm Prodrive had worked up a rally-inspired concept car based on the Subaru R2 minicar. Now, our buddy Edd sent us a bunch of pics of the P2 on its turntable at the Autosport International show in the UK. The lightweight P2, you might remember, sports an Impreza… »
Motorsports development firm Prodrive will show its P2 project car — developed at the company's Banbury and Warwick shops — at the Autosport International show in the UK next month. The two seater, which is based on Subaru's R2 minicar, sports the powertrain of an Impreza STi WRX, including engine, transmission and… »