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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.
Extreme Speed Motorsports boss Scott Sharp says he’s pursuing several options to keep the US sportscar team open once primary sponsor Tequila Patron withdraws at season’s end.
Tequila Patron this morning announced that 2018 is its final season sponsoring the Extreme Speed Motorsports team and the series – notably, the North American Endurance Championship.
ESM Nissan’s Pipo Derani, Nicolas Lapierre and Johannes van Overbeek conquered the 66th running of the Sebring 12 Hours to defeat last year’s winning car, the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R by 12.427sec.
Bruno Senna has struck out at IMSA officialdom after the #22 ESM Nissan was penalized in the closing laps of yesterday’s Petit Le Mans while team partner Pipo Derani was leading at Road Atlanta.
Brendon Hartley, Ryan Dalziel and Scott Sharp won the 20th Petit Le Mans, but only after their ESM Nissan teammates and an Action Express Racing Cadillac were served penalties in the final half hour.
Brendon Hartley turned 49 laps in the 90-minute evening practice at Road Atlanta but it was his 23rd that put the #2 Nissan DPi machine on top of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field by three-tenths of a second.
Ryan Dalziel drove his ESM Nissan to the top of the time charts in second practice for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Laguna Seca, as Risi Competizione and Michael Shank Racing starred in GTLM and GTD respectively.
Pipo Derani will contest the full IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with Tequila Patron ESM next year, it has been announced.
Finally, a non-Cadillac driver is leading the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
Tequila Patron ESM driver Johannes van Overbeek says the team’s initial test with the new Nissan Onroak DPi was positive although he acknowledged there was still a lot of preparation to be done before the car’s race debut.
Newly-crowned Formula V8 3.5 champion Tom Dillmann will be returning to FIA WEC's LMP2 category for the 2016 season finale at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Olivier Pla put the Michael Shank Ligier on top for the fourth straight practice session at Petit Le Mans, as Ferrari 488s headed the GTLM class.
The winner of this year’s Daytona and Sebring endurance racing classics, Pipo Derani, is targeting his own unique triple crown this weekend at Petit Le Mans – as he aims to increase his chances of a shot at the LMP1 big time.
The Tequila Patron ESM sportscar team will return full-time to the United States to compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year.
Former Formula 1 racer Giedo van der Garde and GP2 racers Antonio Giovinazzi and Sean Gelael will contest the remaining rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the #30 ESM Ligier.
The field has been set for the 2016 edition of Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International.
The winner of this year’s Daytona and Sebring endurance classics, Pipo Derani, is targeting an historic triple-crown in the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours.
In the second part of our comprehensive Le Mans 24 Hours preview, Sam Smith offers his verdict on the runners and riders in the ultra-competitive LMP2 division.
It's not just the headline LMP1 battle that promises to be a thriller in 2016 - the World Endurance Championship's lower classes are shaping up to be equally competitive. Valentin Khorounzhiy looks at the state of play in LMP2 and GTE.
The FIA World Endurance Championship kicks off its 2016 season this weekend at Silverstone. FOX Sports offers multi-platform coverage of the 6 Hours of Silverstone, hosted by Bob Varsha and Calvin Fish.
Continental Tire Challenge, Mazda Prototype Lites, Porsche GT3 series hold two-day session
Pipo Derani’s standout performance to lead the Tequila Patron Extreme Speed Motorsports to its first-ever Rolex 24 Hours victory at Daytona has been hailed by team boss and co-driver Scott Sharp as “a heck of a job”.
Brazilian impresses all weekend in team, Daytona debut.
The partnership includes branding on Tequila Patrón ESM WEC entries
Many United SportsCar Championship drivers will be racing this weekend at Le Mans.
The Tequila Patron ESM team has shaken down both of its new Ligier JSP2 chassis at a wet Magny Cours ahead of the cars' race debut.
The switch is effective immediately.
An 'adventurous trip' for Florida-based two-car team.
The terrific trio of Roman Rusinov, Olivier Pla and Julien Canal, have given developer Onroak Automotive a second victory in a row for the Ligier JS P2.