Picchio At The Rolex 24?
A Picchio press release suggests that one of the company’s
revised DPs will be racing in the Rolex 24 in a little under two
Andrea Montermini and others were testing a revised
chassis before Christmas, and ADi Motorsport from Virginia has purchased
two chassis from the former G&W team, which ran a car throughout
the first year of the Daytona Prototypes.
of the DP prototypes, duly overhauled and properly updated, is now
ready to take part in the upcoming 24 Hours of Daytona,’
says the Picchio statement.
The manufacturer is currently evaluating likely
drivers – probably Italians – to race the car.
the year Picchio will be able to have four cars on the track: the
three factory-supported “semi-official” ADi Motorsport
cars and one directly managed by the Picchio factory,’
is the official plan for 2006.
Here's the G&W
Picchio at Homestead in 2003 - where the car finished second in
the DP Class, in a race which only four DPs started.