Katherine Legge, Sheena Monk renew connection in Acura

Katherine Legge, Sheena Monk renew connection in Acura

Katherine Legge and Sheena Monk have rekindled their bond with Acura in a recent partnership. The two female racers have a long and storied history with the Japanese automaker, and their renewed alliance is sure to be a formidable force in the world of motorsports.

Legge, a British driver, and Monk, an American, both have impressive track records in the racing world. Legge has competed in the FIA Formula E Championship, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and the IndyCar Series. She is currently slated to be the first female driver to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2021. Monk, meanwhile, has raced in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and the Pirelli World Challenge.

The two drivers have now teamed up with Acura in a multi-year deal to race the company’s new ARX-05 Daytona Prototype international (DPi) race car. The ARX-05 is a difficult and technically advanced machine, and the partnership marks Acura’s return to prototype racing after a decade-long absence. The car will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series, and Legge and Monk will be the drivers of record.

The Acura ARX-05 is powered by an Acura AR35TT twin-turbo V6 engine and is capable of speeds up to 200 mph. It is equipped with an advanced aerodynamic system to maximize downforce, and its advanced chassis technology is designed to ensure optimal handling.

Legge and Monk are well-suited to the challenge of driving the ARX-05. Both have extensive experience in prototype racing and are accustomed to dealing with the demanding and intricate nuances of such a powerful race car.

The partnership between Legge, Monk, and Acura is sure to be a successful one. With the two female racers behind the wheel of the ARX-05, Acura is poised to make a strong return to prototype racing. It is an exciting time for motorsports, and the partnership promises to be a thrilling one.