LMP2 vs DP: US sportscars' new challenge

LMP2 vs DP: US sportscars' new challenge

Organisers of the merged Grand-Am/ALMS series want LMP2 and Daytona Prototypes to go head to head at the front. Gary Watkins reckons this could be a recipe for entertainment

The announcement of the merger between Grand-Am and the American Le Mans Series has posed as many questions as it answered. We're slowly getting answers over time, but even some of those are creating new uncertainties.

The class structure of the new-for-2014 series is a case in point. When the bigwigs from Grand-Am and the ALMS gathered in Daytona Beach to confirm the news back in September, they painted a picture of the grid for the inaugural season in the broadest of brush strokes.

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