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Eric Curran (born June 8, 1975[3]) is an American race car driver who competes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for Action Express Racing with co-driver Felipe Nasr. Curran and previous co-driver Dane Cameron won their first race together, the Chevrolet SportsCar Classic, in the Whelen Engineering Team Fox Corvette DP on May 30, 2015.[1] He has 3 wins and 4 poles in the Rolex Sports Car Series. Curran joined Whelen motorsports in 2007. Curran won the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018.

Eric Curran
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Teammate João Barbosa pours champagne on Eric Curran in celebration of Eric's first win in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship.
Born (1975-06-08) 8 June 1975 (age 44)
Sarasota, Florida, United States
United SportsCar Championship career
Debut season2014
Current teamAction Express Racing
Car number31
EngineCadillac 6.2 L V8
Co-driverUnited States Dane Cameron
Championships1 (in 2016)
Wins5
Best finish1st (Chevrolet Sports Car Classic[1]) in 2015
Previous series
Rolex Sports Car Series
Pirelli World Challenge
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge
NASCAR Nationwide Series
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East
NASCAR K&N Pro Series West
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2 races run over 1 year
Car no., team53
Best finish34 (2012)
First race2012 Zippo 200 at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last race2012 NAPA Auto Parts 200 Pres. by Dodge (Montreal)[2]
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

Motorsports resultsEdit

SCCA National Championship RunoffsEdit

Year Track Car Engine Class Finish Start Status
1999 Mid-Ohio Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet A Sedan 1 5 Running
2010 Road America Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet A Sedan DSQ 6 Disqualified

24 Hours of Daytona resultsEdit

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2000   Diablo Racing   Tom Scheuren
  Rick Dilorio
  Todd Snyder
  Mayo T. Smith
Chevrolet Camaro AGT 303 DNF DNF
2001   Diablo Racing   Tom Scheuren
  Todd Snyder
  Mayo T. Smith
Chevrolet Camaro AGT 125 DNF DNF
2008   Farnbacher Loles Racing   Pierre Kaffer
  Frank Stippler
  Dave Lacey
  Greg Wilkins
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup GT 637 22nd 12th
2011   Banner Racing   Bruce Ledoux
  Gunter Schaldach
  Oliver Gavin
Chevrolet Camaro GT.R GT 398 DNF DNF
2012   Stevenson Motorsports   Matt Bell
  Al Carter
  Hugh Plumb
Chevrolet Camaro GT.R GT 577 DNF DNF
2013   Marsh Racing   Lawson Aschenbach
  Brandon Davis
  Boris Said
Chevrolet Corvette GT 136 DNF DNF
2014   Marsh Racing   Boris Said
  Max Papis
  Bradley Smith
Coyote Corvette DP P 613 41st 10th
2015   Action Express Racing   Dane Cameron
  Max Papis
  Phil Keen
Coyote Corvette DP P 721 6th 4th
2016   Action Express Racing   Dane Cameron
  Simon Pagenaud
  Jonathan Adam
Coyote Corvette DP P 724 6th 6th
2017   Whelen Engineering Racing   Dane Cameron
  Mike Conway
  Seb Morris
Cadillac DPi-V.R P 639 14th 6th
2018   Whelen Engineering Racing   Mike Conway
  Stuart Middleton
  Felipe Nasr
Cadillac DPi-V.R P 808 2nd 2nd
2019   Whelen Engineering Racing   Felipe Nasr
  Pipo Derani
Cadillac DPi-V.R DPi 593 2nd 2nd

WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resultsEdit

(key)(Races in bold indicate pole position, Results are overall/class)

Year Team Make Engine Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
2014 Marsh Racing Coyote Corvette Daytona Prototype Chevrolet 5.5L V8 P DAY
10
SIR
12
LBH
10
LS
6
DET
10
WGL
6
MSP
DNS
IMS
11
ELK
5
COA
8
PET
5
20th 175
2015 Action Express Racing Coyote Corvette Daytona Prototype Chevrolet 5.5L V8 P DAY
4
SIR
5
LBH
4
LS
5
DET
1
WGL
4
MSP
2
ELK
1
COA
5
PET
ovr:5
cls:3
3rd 304
2016 Action Express Racing Coyote Corvette Daytona Prototype Chevrolet 5.5L V8 P DAY
6
SIR
2
LBH
3
LS
3
DET
6
WGL
2
MSP
1
ELK
1
COA
2
PET
4
1st 314
2017 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 6.2 L V8 P DAY
6
SEB
3
LBH
8
COA
2
DET
2
WGL
101
MSP
1
ELK
4
LS
2
PET
2
2nd 291
2018 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 6.2 L V8 P DAY
2
SEB
3
LBH
7
MOS
8
DET
1
WGL
7
MSP
3
ELK
3
LS
5
PET
8
1st 277
  • 1 – Relegated to last in class for violation of minimum drive time requirements.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-04. Retrieved 2015-07-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Eric Curran".
  3. ^ J.C. Watson. "Eric Curran #31 Racing, Official Website".

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