Tag Archive: Scott Sharp

Oct 03

Honda Captures Patrón Endurance Cup Championship

Action Express Wins Third Consecutive Team And Drivers Title

Winning three of the four longest races in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship carried Honda to the coveted manufacturer’s championship in the 2016 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Scott Sharp: Daytona and Sebring successes have no bearing on WEC

Sharp recognises that the increased competition level in the LMP2 category for 2016 will allow no room for complacency

Tequila Patron ESM has made the best possible start to 2016 by becoming the first team since 1998 to sweep the Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours, but team owner/driver Scott Sharp insists that its success will not affect the approach to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Honda wins for first time in Rolex 24 At Daytona

It may have been the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance sports car race, but it still saw a first

Ryan Hunter-ReayHonda, a part of Indy car racing as an engine supplier since 1994 and partner and manufacturer to the Verizon IndyCar Series since 2003, captured its first victory in the premier North American sports car event that annually kicks off the racing season.

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Jan 31

Victory for ESM (Ligier) at Rolex 24 Hours Daytona

Patron ESM LMP2 wins Daytona 24 Hours

A starring drive by 2015 WEC standout Pipo Derani and a solid effort by the whole team, co-drivers Ed Brown, Scott Sharp and Johannes van Overbeek and the car itself saw the history books re-written in Daytona this weekend, with the Tequila Patron ESM team scoring overall victory in the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Rising to the Daytona 24 Challenge

Opening round of the IMSA Weather Tech Sportscar Championship season

While it’s still some weeks until all the competitors for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship are on track together (The Prologue, Le Castellet, on 25/26th March), a very large number of WEC drivers will this weekend be racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Tequila Patron ESM partners with Rolling Stone for Le Mans debut

Tequila Patrón ESM will have a brand-new look for its debut in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

2015-06-14-Tuesday-22The lone American two-car team in the 19-car LMP2 entry will trade its familiar Patrón green for the black, white and red livery of Rolling Stone, the iconic American pop culture magazine that is partnering with the team for the event.

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Jan 11

Rain slows final day of Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing

Jordan Taylor fastest of weekend, Barrichello quickest in wet

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Season-Opening Rolex 24 Set For Jan. 24-25 At Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Corvette Racing, Level 5 win close races at CTMP – Mosport

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, CORE autosport and Alex Job Racing also score in Canada
 
Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 - no 4 Compuware The track name and surrounding facilities may have changed dramatically, but the excitement that has long been a hallmark of American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park remained in Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.

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Feb 14

Extreme! ESM, Tequila Patrón Move to ALMS P2 for 2013

Team also sets sights on combined prototype class for 2014

ALMS - Scott Sharp-Patron A#7C224BALMS - ESM LineupTequila Patrón and Scott Sharp return to their sports car racing roots in the P2 class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patrón for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Yep, Patrick Dempsey is racing here next weekend

McDreamy is racing, the trains are rolling, ALMS is hoppin’

Patrick Dempsey - SebringLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix.

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Apr 17

Muscle Milk scores Long Beach win ahead of epic GT battle (+result & photos)

Opening lap pass gives Luhr/Graf win while BMW makes it two in a row in GT

ALMS Podium Long Beach20110416_3325Muscle Milk collected its first American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón win under the Aston Martin Racing banner Saturday as Lucas Luhr made an opening-lap pass on Dyson Racing’s Chris Dyson.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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Mar 08

Tequila Patron prepares for 2011 American Le Mans Series

Ultra-Premium spirit brand unveils new livery on ESM Ferrari F458s

ALMS-PatronALMSTequila Patrón proudly returns again to American Le Mans Series racing this year as the Presenting Sponsor of the nine-race 2011 season, and the lead sponsor of the Extreme Speed Motorsports team, owned by veteran driver Scott Sharp. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Sharp, Brown saddle up in newest ‘Prancing horse’ (+photo)

F458 shakedown in Fiorano was everything they hoped it would be

Extreme Speed Motorsports logoESM_1The first taste of Ferrari’s new F458 Italia is only heightening the anticipation for Extreme Speed Motorsports. Scott Sharp and Ed Brown were at Ferrari’s official test track in Italy last week to shake down the first of two F458s that ESM will field for the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Since you asked…Lime Rock Trivia !

Facts and fun from the great Northeast

To get everyone in the racing spirit this weekend, here are a few fun facts you can use to show off to your friends! Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Extreme Speed back on course following Sebring fire

Team manager Granison: It was a good learning experience for us

Extreme Speed Motorsports is well on its way to having one of its Ferrari F430 GTs fully repaired and ready for a cross-country trip to the next round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Brabham: Patron Highcroft team a mirror image of team owner Dayton

Reigning Le Mans winner confident in chances for 2010 title

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s early success in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón may have caught some by surprise. But not the man who has been the lead driver for Duncan Dayton’s team since its first full-season effort in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Extreme Speed Motorsports names team lineup

Sharp-van Overbeek, Brown-Cosmo in Ferraris for 2010

Extreme Speed Motorsports, the new race team created and owned by veteran race car driver Scott Sharp, revealed today its driver lineup for the American Le Mans Series’ GT2 class in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Legends and Industry leaders praise Patron Highcroft Championship success

The squad scored the LMP1 championship

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s championship-winning season in the American Le Mans Series has drawn applause from motorsport legends, industry leaders and key media representatives. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Scott Sharp creates new American Le Mans Series GT2 racing team

‘Extreme Speed Motorsports’ Team announces sponsors and first driver

Champion race car driver Scott Sharp, who has made his mark everywhere from Trans-Am and Champ Car to IndyCar to and the American Le Mans Series, has announced Saturday his latest venture in motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

A look at the Championship Chases (+photos)

In the twilight and darkness on the Pacific coast

Since 2004, the American Le Mans Series’ annual visit to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca means four hours of the world’s premier sports cars, teams and drivers racing into the twilight and darkness on the Pacific coast. It also draws a curtain to the championship chase, and this year is no different. Read the rest of this entry »

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