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Era Motorsport Suffers Heartbreak at Halfway Point in Season Finale

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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.

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Era Motorsport Welcomes Christian Rasmussen to PetitLe Mans Lineup

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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.

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Era Motorsport Achieves Back-to-Back Victories at Road America

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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.

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Era Motorsport Returns to Road America to Defend 2021 Win

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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.

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Era Motorsport Takes IMSA LMP2 Points Lead with Laguna Seca Podium

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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.

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Era Motorsport Returns to Podium in Challenging Sebring Twelve Hour

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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.

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Era Motorsport Seeks Continued Success at Sebring

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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.

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Era Motorsport Demonstrates Persistence and Tenacity at Rolex 24

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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.

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Era Motorsport Hungry for Repeat Rolex 24 Win

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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.

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Era Motorsport Prepared to Defend Rolex 24 At Daytona Victory

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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.

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Era Motorsport Confirms IMSA 2022 Season

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 21, 2021) – Era Motorsport, winners of the 2021 Rolex 24 At Daytona, will return to competition in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the 2022 race season, again racing the Oreca LMP2 07 car. Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel will race together as the full-season drivers, reuniting the race-winning pair while team owner Kyle Tilley will act as the endurance driver in the calendar’s four endurance races.

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Contact from DPi Removes Era Motorsport from Petit Le Mans

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BRASELTON, Ga., (November 13, 2021) – Motul Petit Le Mans ended in heartbreak for Era Motorsport just 30 minutes after the race began, following contact from a DPi car in the opening stint. The No. 18 Oreca, sporting a livery designed by a seven-year-old race fan, became one of the big stories of the weekend heading into the race, only to have their hopes to win the Michelin Endurance Championship dashed early on.

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Era Motorsport Crayon Car Returns for IMSA Petit Le Mans Season Finale

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (November 8/9, 2021) – Era Motorsport is closing out the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season in style this weekend, returning to the fan-designed “Crayon Car” livery the No. 18 Oreca LMP2 car sported for the first race of the year, the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team drove to victory at the 24-hour endurance race in January, earning their first IMSA win in a livery created by Owen, a then six-year-old fan from Ontario, Canada. This weekend, the Indianapolis-based team will proudly wear the livery once again for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale at Petit Le Mans.

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Era Podium Hopes Dashed by Final Lap Incident at Laguna Seca

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MONTEREY, Calif., (September 13, 2021) – 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.

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Merriman and Dalziel Team Up Again at Laguna Seca Following Road America Race Win

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 8, 2021) – 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 standings. The sixth event in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, this weekend’s race at Laguna Seca will act as the penultimate race for the LMP2 class.

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Era Motorsports Dominates to Win Road America

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 9, 2021) – Six months since their victory at the Rolex 24 victory at Daytona, Era Motorsport has returned to victory circle with top honors 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 Road America race weekend to prepare for this month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, and after an impressive start, took the lead with a large margin over the LMP2 field.

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Era Motorsport Joins IMSA Sprint Weekend at Road America

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (July 29, 2021) – Era Motorsport is returning to sprint racing next weekend, joining the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road America with Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel racing the No. 18 Oreca in the LMP2 class.

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Era Motorsport Arrives in Monza to Continue ELMS Campaign

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MONZA, Italy. (July 7, 2021) – 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 in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship last month, the trio of Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and Ryan Dalziel hope the progress made on their racing machinery in the states will benefit the European race program as well.

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Era Motorsport Returns to America for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (June 22, 2021) – 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 the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Gabriel Aubry to Sub for Ryan Dalziel in 4 Hours of Le Castellet

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (May 24, 2021) – In less than two weeks, Circuit Paul Ricard will roar to life with the next round of the European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Le Castellet. Due to a scheduling conflict for Ryan Dalziel in GT World Challenge America, the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport Oreca LMP2 car will see Frenchman Gabriel Aubry sub for the full-season driver in the third round of the championship.

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  1. Era Motorsport Continues ELMS Championship Effort at Red Bull Ring
  2. Era Motorsport Primed for European Le Mans Series Debut
  3. Era Motorsport Finishes Second in Sebring Twelve Hour Debut
  4. Era Motorsport Aims to Continue IMSA Success at Sebring Twelve Hour
  5. Era Motorsport Secures Le Mans Entry, Confirms ELMS Season with IDEC Sport
  6. Era Motorsport Claims Maiden Victory at Rolex 24 At Daytona
  7. Era Motorsport’s Fan-Favorite Crayon Car is Ready for Rolex 24
  8. Era Motorsport to Run Special Livery Designed by Six-Year-Old Fan at Rolex 24
  9. Era Motorsport to Return to Rolex 24 at Daytona
  10. Ryan Dalziel Set for Action Packed 2020 Season
  11. Kurtz and Braun Secure Top-Five Finishes for DXDT Racing in No. 04 CrowdStrike/AWS/Accel/DXDT Mercedes-AMG GT3 in Blancpain GT World Challenge at Road America
  12. Two-Car DXDT Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Team Ready for Blancpain GT World Challenge America Doubleheader This Weekend at Road America
  13. DXDT Racing Back in Action This Weekend at Blancpain GT World Challenge Watkins Glen International presented by CrowdStrike
  14. Starworks Returns for Road America
  15. Skeen Joins Starworks Motorsport for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen
  16. Double-Podium Weekend for DXDT Racing in Blancpain GT World Challenge America at VIRginia International Raceway
  17. Starworks Motorsports Confirms Parker Chase to Team with Ryan Dalziel
  18. Starworks Motorsport Makes IMSA Return With Ryan Dalziel
  19. Pipo Derani Grabs Pole Position at Petit Le Mans
  20. Ryan Dalziel Honors Ed Brown and Patrón with Memorial Helmet
  21. Tequila Patrón ESM Seeks to Defend Petit Le Mans Win at IMSA Finale
  22. Tequila Patrón ESM Secures Victory at Laguna Seca
  23. Tequila Patrón ESM Heads to Laguna Seca for Continental Monterey Grand Prix
  24. Tequila Patrón ESM Overcomes Setbacks at Road America
  25. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Road America to Defend DPi Win
  26. Watkins Glen Ends in Early Heartbreak for Tequila Patrón ESM
  27. Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan DPis Seek to Conquer Unfinished Business at Watkins Glen
  28. Tequila Patrón ESM Rebounds in Detroit to Finish Fourth
  29. Pipo Derani Secures Pole Position at Detroit for Tequila Patrón ESM
  30. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Take on the Motor City
  31. Tequila Patrón ESM Brings Nissan Prototypes to Mid-Ohio
  32. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Podium at Long Beach Grand Prix
  33. Tequila Patrón ESM Aims for Continued Success on the Streets of Long Beach
  34. Tequila Patrón ESM Claims Overall Victory at Twelve Hours of Sebring
  35. Tequila Patrón ESM Ready to Face the Competition of the Twelve Hours of Sebring
  36. Rolex 24 Deals Double Retirement for Tequila Patrón ESM
  37. Determined for Repeat Win, Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Daytona International Speedway
  38. Tequila Patrón ESM 2018 Endurance Lineup Complete
  39. Tequila Patrón ESM Dominates to Win Petit Le Mans
  40. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Road Atlanta with Strong Driver Lineup
  41. Ryan Dalziel Begins New Business Venture to Benefit Driver Coaches
  42. California Heat Hinders Tequila Patrón ESM in Monterey
  43. Tequila Patrón ESM Aims to Defend Win at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
  44. Tequila Patrón ESM Retains Ryan Dalziel for 2018 Championship
  45. Tequila Patrón ESM Earns Breakthrough DPi Win at Road America
  46. Tequila Patrón ESM Prepares for Road Race Showcase
  47. Tequila Patrón ESM Scores Podium Finish in Canada
  48. Tequila Patrón ESM Seeks Redemption in Canada
  49. Podium Hopes End in Heartbreak for Tequila Patrón ESM
  50. Tequila Patrón ESM Clinches Pole at Watkins Glen
  51. Detroit Proves Challenging for Tequila Patrón ESM
  52. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to the Motor City
  53. Austin Ends in Disappointment for Tequila Patrón ESM
  54. Tequila Patrón Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Strong Qualifying Effort in Austin
  55. Tequila Patrón ESM Looks to Continue Success in Austin
  56. NISMO ESM SET SIGHTS ON LONG BEACH AFTER TOUGH BATTLE AT SEBRING
  57. Tequila Patrón ESM Retires Early at Twelve Hours of Sebring
  58. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Sebring to Defend Twelve Hour Win
  59. Tequila Patrón Debuts DPi Program with Top Five Finish at Rolex 24
  60. Successful Nissan Onroak DPi Test for Tequila Patrón ESM at the Roar
  61. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to IMSA with Familiar Lineup
  62. Tequila Patrón ESM Closes out WEC Campaign at the Six Hours of Bahrain
  63. Tequila Patrón ESM Makes Preparations to End WEC Season on High Note at Bahrain
  64. Tequila Patrón ESM Produces Top Five Finish in China
  65. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Asia for Six Hours of Shanghai
  66. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Shows Perseverance in Petit Le Mans
  67. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Set to End DP Era at Road Atlanta
  68. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Closes Out DP Era with Petit Le Mans
  69. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Perseveres to the Finish in Texas
  70. Tequila Patrón ESM Qualifies in Austin
  71. Dalziel Double: VISIT FLORIDA Racing driver Ryan Dalziel Raising Rett Syndrome Awareness in his Double-Race Day Saturday
  72. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Focused Forward in Texas
  73. ESM Earns Tequila Patrón Worthy Podium at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
  74. ESM Brings Tequila Delivery to Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
  75. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Finishes Sixth at Road America
  76. VISIT FLORIDA Racing Targets More Speed at Road America
  77. Visit Florida Racing Returns to Road America
  78. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to the Podium at Nürburgring
  79. Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to WEC Ready for Nürburgring
  80. Visit Florida Racing Fourth at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
  81. Visit Florida Racing Set for Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix
  82. Visit Florida Racing Heads North to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
  83. Promising Run for Visit Florida Racing Comes Up Short in Sahlen’s 6 Hours of the Glen
  84. Visit Florida Racing Scores Seventh on Watkins Glen Grid
  85. Defending Winners Visit Florida Racing Look to go 3-for-3 at The Glen
  86. Tequila Patrón ESM Endures to Finish 24 Hours of Le Mans
  87. 24 Hours of Le Mans Qualifying Quotes
  88. 24 Hours of Le Mans Preview: Tequila Patrón ESM
  89. Disappointment in Detroit for Visit Florida Racing
  90. Visit Florida Racing Chevy on Belle Isle Front Row
  91. Visit Florida Racing Heads to Chevy’s Hometown of Detroit
  92. Tequila Patrón Announces Paul Mitchell as Primary Sponsor for 24 Hours of Le Mans
  93. Tequila Patrón ESM Celebrates Podium after Chaotic Spa-Francorchamps
  94. Teamwork Sees Visit Florida Racing Score Second in Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix
  95. Visit Florida Racing Set for Seventh on Continental Tire Grand Prix Grid
  96. Defending Race Winner Visit Florida Racing Returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
  97. 6 Hours of Silverstone Podium Finish for Patrón ESM
  98. Debrief: 6 Hours of Silverstone Podium Finish for Patrón ESM
  99. Tequila Patrón ESM Sets Out for 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship
  100. Fighting Fifth in Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Visit Florida Racing

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