racing carThe primary lap of an Aussie Racing Automobiles race at Sydney Motorsport Park in 2015. Within the ACO regulations, two categories of sports activities-prototypes at the moment are recognized: P1 and P2. Vehicles competing within the P1 class should weigh no less than 900 kg and are limited to 6000 cc naturally aspirated and 4000 cc turbocharged engines.

In national slightly than worldwide racing, sports automobile competitors within the 1950s and early Nineteen Sixties tended to mirror what was regionally widespread, with the vehicles that were successful domestically usually influencing every nation’s method to competing on the international stage.

The IMSA GT Series developed into the American Le Mans Series ; the European races eventually turned the intently associated Le Mans Series , each of which combine prototypes and GTs; the FIA stays more interested in its own GT and GT3 championships, with the ACO’s guidelines the premise for the LMS and ALMS.

Dumbreck continued to win championships but it surely was only in 1998, 5 years after he received his racing licence, that he began incomes any cash from the sport – plus, at the finish of the season, he grew to become a factory driver for Mercedes-Benz.