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Dwight Merriman

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ERA MOTORSPORT’S PODIUM HOPES DASHED BY FINAL LAP INCIDENT AT LAGUNA SECA

Era Motorsport’s hopes of again finishing on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship podium were dashed Sunday afternoon when another car sent the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 car off course in WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca’s iconic Corkscrew with just seconds left on the race clock as the team ran in second place. “Our car showed great … Continue reading

MERRIMAN AND DALZIEL TEAM UP AGAIN AT LAGUNA SECA FOLLOWING ROAD AMERICA WIN

Following their race win in the LMP2 class at Road America last month, Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel will race as co-drivers again at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, on Sunday, September 12 in the No. 17 Era Motorsport Oreca. Despite missing one race this year, the two-time IMSA race winners are fourth in the championship … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO LE MANS WITH IDEC SPORT RACING

This week, the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans takes place, and after a last-minute driver swap and abbreviated test day, the team behind the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport Oreca rides into the famed event with both excitement and trepidation. Following a shoulder injury, Era Motorsport team owner and driver … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORTS DOMINATES TO WIN ROAD AMERICA

Six months since their victory at the Rolex 24 victory at Daytona, Era Motorsport has returned to victory circle with top honours this weekend at Road America, winning the IMSA SportsCar Weekend in the LMP2 class. The team, originally slated to only run the 2021 North American Endurance Cup decided last minute to join the … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT ARRIVES IN MONZA TO CONTINUE ELMS CAMPAIGN

The second half of the 2021 European Le Mans Series begins this week in northern Italy, and the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport LMP2 car will be one of 44 entries competing in the 4 Hours of Monza. Following a strong performance but early retirement at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO AMERICA FOR THE SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN

Three months have passed since Era Motorsport finished second at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, and since then, the LMP2 sports car racing team has made their European Le Mans Series debut, already completing the first three races of the season. This week, the Indianapolis-based team travels to Watkins Glen, New York for … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT BRING NEW CHASSIS AND DRIVER LINEUP TO FRANCE

The European Le Mans Series descends on Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend for the third round of the 2021 championship: the 4 Hours of Le Castellet. Armed with a fresh chassis and a new addition to the driving lineup, the No. 17 IDEC SPORT and Era Motorsport Oreca LMP2 car will be one of 42 … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT PRIMED FOR EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES DEBUT

In a race season already full of exciting new adventures and challenges, Era Motorsport is set to begin a new quest starting this week with the 2021 European Le Mans Series championship. Partnering with IDEC SPORT, the American group will field the second car of the French operation, racing the No. 17 LMP2 Oreca in … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT FINISHES SECOND IN SEBRING TWELVE HOURS DEBUT

In their first attempt at the Twelve Hours of Sebring, Era Motorsport earned a second-place finish on Saturday in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event. The No. 18 Oreca of Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and Ryan Dalziel started third and endured a long twelve hours of racing to earn the coveted podium position, two months … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT COMMITS TO FULL SEASON WEATHERTECH EFFORT

Era Motorsport, recently crowned winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, has committed to the entire 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, competing in the LMP2 class in the No. 18 Oreca. Drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman will race the seven-round championship and be joined by Ryan Dalziel for the remaining three North American Endurance … Continue reading

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