Pipo Derani1993-10-13 (age 26)
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With wins in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Sebring 12 Hours and now Petit Le Mans to his name, Pipo Derani is already well on the way to becoming an endurance racing great. Next on his agenda is the discipline’s greatest prize – victory at Le Mans.
Action Express Racing pair Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani say they "have to believe" they can still win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title, despite Cadillac's current winless streak.
Three-time Sebring 12 Hours winner Pipo Derani has filled the final seat in Bentley's expanded assault on the Spa 24 Hours next month.
Pipo Derani again drove Action Express Racing to the top of the times in the second practice session for Saturday's fifth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Detroit.
Action Express Racing Cadillac drivers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani were left dumbfounded by what they described as a "perfect" run to victory in the Sebring 12 Hours.
Action Express Racing trio Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani and Eric Curran enjoyed a near-faultless run to secure victory in the Sebring 12 Hours and lead home an all-Cadillac podium.
The two Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.Rs held a commanding lead after just two hours of Sebring 12 Hours action, as both Acura Team Penske cars hit early trouble in the rain.
The #31 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R was narrowly defeated in the torrid scrap for Rolex 24 at Daytona victory, but team manager Gary Nelson says the AXR crew can move onto the Sebring 12 Hours with their heads held high.
One of Acura Team Penske's two contenders dropped out of contention with just over four hours left of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, as Action Express Racing led under caution amid heavy rain.
Pipo Derani is leading the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the #31 Cadillac just beyond half-distance ahead of Jordan Taylor’s Wayne Taylor Racing’s similar car, but the Acuras are closing.
Kamui Kobayashi continued Wayne Taylor Racing teammate Fernando Alonso’s good work in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, but Action Express Racing’s decision to not pit Pipo Derani under yellow jumped the Brazilian to the front after six hours.
Pipo Derani says his expectations are “really high” for his 2019 move to the title-winning Action Express IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team.
Pipo Derani will start his final race for ESM Nissan from pole position after staving off a double-pronged Mazda attack in Petit Le Mans qualifying.
Mazda appeared destined for its first ever IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win at Laguna Seca, but a late error by Harry Tincknell handed victory to ESM Nissan pair Pipo Derani and Johannes van Overbeek.
Sportscar ace Pipo Derani says racing for the Ferrari GTE Pro squad in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours marks the realisation of a childhood dream.