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Olivier Pla

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MAZDA TEAM JOEST READY FOR HIGH-SPEED SIX HOURS

Five races remain in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, and this weekend’s six-hour endurance contest at the high-speed Watkins Glen International circuit represents the next opportunity for success for Mazda Team Joest. With the Sahlens Six Hours Of The Glen making up one of the four Michelin Endurance Cup races – the championship made … Continue reading

ALL FIVE FORD GTs PREPARED FOR MULTI-MANUFACTURER BATTLE AT LE MANS

The battle lines have been drawn and the scene is set for an historic GTE showdown at Le Mans on June 15-16. Fifty years on from the last of Ford’s four-year winning streak at Le Mans, it is no longer just Ford vs. Ferrari. It’s Ford vs. Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin, Corvette and Porsche. A … Continue reading

MAZDA TEAM JOEST RESETS FOR SEBRING

After leaving the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona without the desired result for Mazda Team Joest, the team arrives at the historic 12 Hours of Sebring looking to finish what it started in January at Daytona. Just as Mazda Team Joest arrived at Daytona filled with confidence from the team’s performance at the Roar Before … Continue reading

MAZDA TEAM JOEST REVEALS 2019 LINEUP

A combination of Mazda racing veterans and new faces with endurance racing pedigree will drive the Soul Red Crystal Mazda RT24-Ps in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Mazda Team Joest delivered their best result of the 2018 season in the final race with a second and third place at Petit Le Mans. Carrying that … Continue reading

FORD FOCUSED ON MAXIMUM WEC POINTS IN JAPAN

The FIA World Endurance Championship commences the Asian leg of the 2018-19 Super Season this week with the 6 Hours of Fuji, held at Fuji Speedway, south-east of Tokyo. Ford lies in second place in the World Championship for GTE Manufacturers, while Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla are in a strong second place in the … Continue reading

WEC PODIUM FINISH FOR THE FORD GT AT SILVERSTONE

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team had a gruelling six hours of racing at Silverstone today, finishing in third and seventh places.  Despite fighting back from a chaotic start to first and second place in the early stages of the race, the #67 Ford GT of Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell had to fight back … Continue reading

ESM NISSAN DPis SEEK TO CONQUER UNFINISHED BUSINESS AT WAKTINS GLEN

As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship reaches the halfway point in the 2018 season, the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup resumes this weekend at Watkins Glen International. The Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen is the third race in the four races that make up the TPNAEC, an endurance championship within the existing calendar. … Continue reading

ESM READY TO FACE THE COMPETITION OF THE TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING

One of the most challenging events on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar takes place this weekend in Sebring, Florida, just two hours away from Tequila Patrón ESM’s base in Riviera Beach, Florida. The 2016 race winners will return to Sebring International Raceway with a two car assault, with sights set on claiming victory at … Continue reading

ROLEX 24 DEALS DOUBLE RETIREMENT FOR ESM

In the early hours of Sunday morning, after over twelve hours of racing, Tequila Patrón ESM officially retired both Nissan Onroak DPi cars from the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Both cars showed impressive speeds and proved to be competitive in the tight prototype class in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the end, the cars were … Continue reading

DETERMINED FOR REPEAT WIN, ESM RETURNS TO DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SWEEDWAY

This week, Tequila Patrón ESM will return to Daytona International Speedway in hopes of again clinching the overall victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The 2016 Rolex race winners bring with them strong momentum, as they ready to officially begin the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship. In addition to closing out the 2017 … Continue reading

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