Ignition - - Front Page - PHO­TO­GRAPH BY BILL MUREN­BEELD

His­tory was made in Day­tona Beach, Florida, when the No. 2 Tequila Pa­trón ESM Honda HPD Ligier JS Pro­to­type, driven by Brazil­ian Pipo Derani and Amer­i­cans Jo­hannes van Over­beek, Scott Sharp and Ed Brown, crossed the fin­ish line for the over­all win af­ter log­ging 736 laps in the 54th Rolex 24 at Day­tona, the open­ing race of the 2016 IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Cham­pi­onship. This marks the very first over­all vic­tory for a Honda-pow­ered car, as well as the first for the French-built Ligier pro­to­type.

CAM­ERA: Nikon D700 EX­PO­SURE: 1/ 125 sec. at f/ 11

FO­CAL LENGTH: 80 mm ISO: 200

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