ESM qualifies in Germany

The Florida-based team will start seventh and eighth in the race on Sunday.

Nürburgring, Germany, – Tequila Patrón ESM will have their work cut out for them on Sunday of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s (FIA WEC) 6 Hours of Nürburgring following qualifying today. The team is up for the challenge and believes the No. 30 and No. 31 Tequila Patrón-sponsored Ligier JS2 Hondas have more potential than their performance showed in qualifying for the LMP2 class. The Florida-based team will start seventh and eighth in the race on Sunday.

Per the FIA WEC rules, the quickest lap time from each team’s two qualifying drivers are averaged in order to determine the starting position.

Ryan Dalziel and David Heinemeier Hansson qualified the No. 30 Tequila Patrón ESM Ligier JS Honda seventh with an average lap time of 1:48.342. Dalziel and Heinemeier Hansson are co-driving with Tequila Patrón ESM driver/owner Scott Sharp during the six-hour endurance challenge on Sunday.

Ed Brown and Johannes van Overbeek qualified the No. 31 Tequila Patrón ESM Ligier JS Honda eighth with an average lap time of 1:50.594. Brown and van Overbeek are co-driving with Jon Fogarty for Sunday’s race.

Green flag for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring takes place at 1 p.m. CET/7 a.m. ET on Sunday.

Where to Watch

The 6 Hours of Nürburgring will be televised globally and on the FOX Sports Network of channels.

For U.S. viewers, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring will air on Sunday, August 30:

7 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET — FOX Sports 2
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET — FOX Sports 1

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Series WEC
Event Nürburgring
Sub-event Saturday qualifying
Track Nurburgring
Drivers Ryan Dalziel , Scott Sharp
Teams ESM Racing
Article type Qualifying report