Tag Archive: Scott Sharp

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.

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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 »

Sep 25

Sharp unhurt in horrific accident

During Petit Le Mans practice

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Scott Sharp walked away today from a horrific crash in his Acura ARX-02a early in the second practice session for the 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Fortunately for the team a replacement tub was in the air Thursday night, bound for Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Road America to host prestigious racing Championship

The event will be held at Road America,on  September 24-27

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) drivers from around the country will soon participate in what is known as the pinnacle of motorsports, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.® Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Acura ready for rematch with the diesels

The question all of sports car racing wants to know is three weeks from having an answer

Just how will Acura’s two LMP1 entries fare in a rematch with Audi and Peugeot at Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6? The first and only time the three marques competed in the same class came at Sebring in March, an epic duel between Audi and Peugeot – the sport’s two diesel powers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Final report from Grand-Prix of Mosport (+result & photos)

P1 manufacturer title for Acura, P2 drivers title for Fernandez/Diaz, first GT2 victory for Corvette Racing

The fastest venue in the American Le Mans Series produced another historic result Sunday. David Brabham and Scott Sharp drove their Patrón Highcroft Racing Acura ARX-02a to an overall victory at Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport and clinched the LMP1 manufacturer championship for Acura, the marque’s first in the American Le Mans Series.

Do not miss our photos from Mosport

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Aug 30

Brabham nipped Pagenaud for Mosport pole (+result)

With a best lap of 1:05.323 (135.517 mph)

David Brabham captured pole position for Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport on Saturday in his Patrón Highcroft Racing Acura ARX-02a. The reigning 24 Hours of Le Mans champion turned in a best lap of 1:05.323 (135.517 mph) and edged out de Ferran Motorsports’ Simon Pagenaud by a scant 0.074 seconds.

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Aug 25

Mosport fulfills the need for speed

Fastest venue in American Le Mans Series history

Scott Sharp has been racing at Mosport International Raceway long enough to appreciate the challenges and thrills the historic Canadian venue presents. At the top of the list? Speed…pure, mind-blowing, sheer speed. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Fourth Mid-Ohio pole for de Ferran

Gil de Ferran is on the pole at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course…again

The former CART champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was the fastest qualifier for the second straight year for the Acura Sports Car Challenge in the de Ferran Motorsports entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

de Ferran, Pagenaud keep rolling at Lime Rock

Gil de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud won the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

On Saturday at Lime Rock Park as the de Ferran Motorsports Acura ARX-02a benefitted from a puncture on the Patrón Highcroft Racing Acura with 13 minutes left while leading. De Ferran and Pagenaud haven’t lost since the St. Petersburg street race in early April. Pagenaud crossed the finish line 43.776 seconds ahead of David Brabham, who shared with Scott Sharp. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Home ground for Sharp, Patron Highcroft at Lime Rock

Connecticut native, team return as defending race champions

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Scott Sharp literally grew up watching racing at Lime Rock Park. Maybe that’s why last year’s victory there with David Brabham and Patrón Highcroft Racing meant so much. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Another turn: Who you beat

There’s an old sports adage that says, “It’s who you beat, not how many you beat.”

There’s an undeniable logic to that line of thinking when it comes to auto racing. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

No rest for Brabham and Sharp

Following Salt Lake City

Peugeot endurance test, Indy 500 keep Patrón Highcroft stars busy. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

The Sharp end

It’s raceweek again

Sunday’s American Le Mans Series race certainly wasn’t what we hoped for. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

The Sharp end

Back on the grid

Talk about a flair for the dramatic. Down to his final attempt on the first weekend of qualifying for the Indy 500, Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Scott Sharp had fortune smile down on him as he re-entered the track with less than a half-minute remaining in Sunday’s session. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

The Sharp end (+result)

Getting down to business

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Scott Sharp filed his latest blog entry to americanlemans.com following Thursday’s first full practice for the Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

The Sharp end

Back at the Brickyard

Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Scott Sharp is returning to America’s open-wheel Mecca for this year’s running of the Indianapolis 500 in a Patrón-sponsored entry with Panther Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Brabham blogs

Prepping for Spa and Peugeot

David Brabham is a seasoned veteran of sports car racing across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

A Mosport Victoria Day weekend tradition is renewed

With the return of the Trans-Am Series

Mosport International Raceway will renew one of its grandest traditions during Victoria Day SpeedFest, May 15-17, when the ground-pounding, high-horsepower Corvettes, Camaros, Jaguars and Mustangs of the Muscle Milk SCCA Trans-Am Series makes its return to Mosport for the first time since 2003. Read the rest of this entry »

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