With Daytona Redemption in Sight, Heartbreak Strikes Again
- 01 February 2023
DAYTONA, Fl. (January 29, 2023) – After 510 laps and sixteen hours of high intensity racing at the hands of Dwight Merriman, Christian Rasmussen, Ryan Dalziel, and Oliver Jarvis, the No. 18 Era Motorsport Oreca 07 LMP2 car has retired from the 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona.
ERA Motorsport Reveals 2023 Livery Ahead of ROAR at Daytona
- 19 January 2023
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (January 18, 2023) – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team Era Motorsport has unveiled their official 2023 Le Mans Prototype 2 livery ahead of the season-opening Roar Before the 24 this weekend in Daytona, Florida.
Era Motorsport Confirms 2023 IMSA Season, Driver Lineup
- 17 December 2022
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 17, 2022) - Era Motorsport will return to the Le Mans Protototype 2 Class for their fourth season in the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship wielding an Oreca 07. With record entries, the team is looking forward to a season of fierce competition and exhilarating racing. Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel will be back in the cockpit as full-season drivers with Christian Rasmussen returning as the endurance driver for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup. Newcomer to the team, but exceptionally experienced driver Oliver Jarvis will round out the roster for the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Era Motorsport Suffers Heartbreak at Halfway Point in Season Finale
- 03 October 2022
BRASELTON, Ga., (October 3, 2022) – Era Motorsport entered the season finale event of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with high hopes and a strong chance to win the 2022 LMP2 championship class title at Petit Le Mans. Sadly, a suspension failure just five hours into the 10-hour endurance race ultimately ended the team’s championship hopes leading to an early retirement for the No. 18 Oreca of Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, and Christian Rasmussen.
Era Motorsport Welcomes Christian Rasmussen to PetitLe Mans Lineup
- 23 September 2022
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 23, 2022) – The 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship concludes on October 1 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, where the new class champions will be crowned. Indianapolis-based prototype racing team Era Motorsport has added 22-year-old Danish race car driver Christian Rasmussen to the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 prototype, racing alongside full-season drivers Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel.
Era Motorsport Achieves Back-to-Back Victories at Road America
- 08 August 2022
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 8, 2022) — Era Motorsport revisited the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory circle at Road America this weekend, successfully defending their 2021 LMP2 class victory. Drivers Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel drove a strong race in varying weather conditions, once again optimizing strategy and performance to celebrate their second consecutive win at the fan-favorite road course.
Era Motorsport Returns to Road America to Defend 2021 Win
- 02 August 2022
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., – This weekend Era Motorsport’s LMP2 sports car racing program returns to Road America, the site of the first win for drivers Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel together as a sprint-race pairing in 2021. Facing even stronger competition this season, the race-winning duo will ardently fight to defend last year’s win in the IMSA Fastlane SportsCar Weekend on Sunday, August 7.
Era Motorsport Takes IMSA LMP2 Points Lead with Laguna Seca Podium
- 02 May 2022
MONTEREY, Calif., (May 2, 2022) – Era Motorsport completed the first sprint race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The Indianapolis-based squad drove a masterful race to finish in second place in the No. 18 Oreca, taking the championship points lead with drivers Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel.
Era Motorsport Returns to Podium in Challenging Sebring Twelve Hour
- 20 March 2022
SEBRING, Fla., (March 20, 2022) – Era Motorsport returned to the podium at Sebring International Raceway for the second consecutive year on Saturday evening, braving hot temperatures to finish third place at the always challenging Twelve Hours of Sebring. Drivers Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, and Kyle Tilley raced all twelve hours of the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship without air conditioning in the No. 18 Oreca, surviving a calamity-filled race to earn their first podium of the 2022 season.
Era Motorsport Seeks Continued Success at Sebring
- 18 March 2022
SEBRING, Fla., (March 16, 2022) – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship LMP2 class team Era Motorsport heads to Sebring International Raceway for the legendary Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second round in the 2022 championship. The Era Motorsport trio of Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, and Kyle Tilley will again pilot the No. 18 Oreca LPM2 car, eager to return to the podium and better last year’s second-place finish.
Era Motorsport Demonstrates Persistence and Tenacity at Rolex 24
- 30 January 2022
DAYTONA, Fla., (January 30, 2022) – Era Motorsport, defending Rolex 24 At Daytona winners, had high hopes of a repeat win this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Though the No. 18 Oreca had early race setbacks in the 24-hour endurance race, the drivers and crew of Era Motorsport kept pushing, determined to produce their best effort to the end. A mechanical issue ended the LMP2 team’s day early, just 30 minutes before the checkered flag.
Era Motorsport Hungry for Repeat Rolex 24 Win
- 25 January 2022
DAYTONA, Fla., (January 25, 2022) – With the Roar Before the 24 complete, all eyes at Era Motorsport are focused forward on this week’s main event: the 60th Rolex 24 At Daytona. The 2021 LMP2 class winners are looking for a repeat win in the No. 18 Oreca, driven by Dwight Merriman, Ryan Dalziel, Kyle Tilley, and Paul-Loup Chatin. Era Motorsport is one of three cars on the 2022 entry list where all drivers hold wins at the famed event.
Era Motorsport Prepared to Defend Rolex 24 At Daytona Victory
- 18 January 2022
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (January 18, 2022) – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team Era Motorsport captured hearts around the globe last year when the team secured their first series victory at the iconic Rolex 24 At Daytona. Sporting a livery designed by a six-year-old Canadian race fan, the LMP2 team proudly demonstrated they were a force to be reckoned with. The time has come for Era Motorsport to defend their unforgettable win. This week, the team arrives at Daytona International Speedway for a two-week stay to conduct the first series-wide test of the season, the Roar Before the 24, followed by the first race of 2022, the 60th Rolex 24 At Daytona.