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RealTime Racing to take Acura TLX racer to Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Acura and RealTime Racing will take a former World Challenge race car to the 95th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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Wisconsin-based motorsport team RealTime Racing's Acura TLX race car is coming out of retirement -- to tackle the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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Two of the RealTime Acura TLX-GT's World Challenge wins came at the double-header weekend at Road America in 2016.

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RealTime Racing retired the TLX-GTs from World Challenge competition at the end of the 2016 season.

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RealTime replaced the TLX-GTs with the NSX GT3 racers for the 2017 season.

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Following a brief retirement, RealTime is modifying one of the TLX-GTs to take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in June.

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RealTime Racing principle Peter Cunningham will pilot the No. 42 Pikes Peak Acura TLX up the mountain.

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Highlighting the mechanical changes to the TLX is the return of all-wheel drive after it was dropped for the 2016 World Challenge season.

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RealTime is performing modifications to drivetrain, suspension and aerodynamics of the TLX to tackle Pikes Peak.

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The RealTime Racing Pikes Peak TLX will compete in the Pikes Peak Open class at the event.

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The Pikes Peak TLX is one of nine entries in its class that includes Chevrolet Camaros both new and old, a Chevrolet SS, a Ford Mustang, some Porsches and a 1989 Nissan Skyline.

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