Simon Pagenaud, what are your feelings about this Acura ARX-06 that you are testing this week at Daytona?
It’s a new era for Endurance, for IMSA and for the 24 Hours of Le Mans as well. It’s great to be able to be part of it, because I would like to come back to Sarthe to try my luck there again. It’s cool to be able to be at the beginning of this, to understand how the hybrid system works. It’s fascinating to be able to develop power thanks to the MGU-K. Synchronizing all this is really a big challenge for manufacturers and it’s very interesting for very technical riders like me.
What are the main changes compared to the DPi?
Many things. We have a new engine which is a twin-turbocharged 2.4 liter V6 as we were