IMSA: Double Down Derani; Brazilian Carries ESM to Second-Straight Endurance Win in Sebring

RaceChaser Staff Featured, Road Racing, Southeast, WeatherTech 0 Comments

SEBRING, Fla. — staff report — Photo courtesy of IMSA — Coming off of a stirring victory in the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda Ligier JS P2 returned to Victory Lane with a second consecutive triumph in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday night. And once again, it was Pipo Derani who …

IMSA: Honda Heroics; Pipo Derani Carries ESM Prototype to Victory in 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Extreme Speed Motorsports photo — After 24 hours of twists, turns, thrilling moments for some and gutting heartbreaks for others, a new chapter of sports car lore was written at the Daytona International Speedway, as Honda Performance Development won their first-ever overall crown as a manufacturer …

IMSA: Halfway Home; Derani Wages Massive Comeback to Give ESM 12-Hour Lead at Rolex 24

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Richard Dole/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — A battle between two sports car veterans — five-time Prototype class champion Scott Pruett and two-time titlist Max Angelelli — headlined the run up to halfway in the 54th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. However, it …

WEC: Tequila Patrón ESM Partners With OAK Racing for 2016 World Endurance Championship

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RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – official team release — ESM photo — Tequila Patrón ESM sets its plan in motion for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season by launching an operational and technical partnership with OAK Racing. Already committed to compete in its second full season of the WEC, Tequila Patrón ESM will move its European headquarters to France and …