Johannes van Overbeek
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Johannes van Overbeek

1973-04-14 (age 48)


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Laguna Seca IMSA: Victory for ESM Nissan, heartbreak for Mazda

Mazda appeared destined for its first ever IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win at Laguna Seca, but a late error by Harry Tincknell handed victory to ESM Nissan pair Pipo Derani and Johannes van Overbeek.

Derani dedicates Sebring victory to sick father

Pipo Derani has dedicated the ESM team’s victory in the 66th Sebring 12 Hours to his father after he, Nicolas Lapierre and Johannes van Overbeek captured the squad’s second win there in three years.

Senna: “Our drive-through was not deserved. They took our race”

Bruno Senna has struck out at IMSA officialdom after the #22 ESM Nissan was penalized in the closing laps of yesterday’s Petit Le Mans while team partner Pipo Derani was leading at Road Atlanta.

ESM retains van Overbeek for 2018 IMSA season

Tequila Patron ESM has announced it will retain Johannes van Overbeek in its driver line-up for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

New Nissan DPi is “confidence-inspiring” says van Overbeek

Tequila Patron ESM driver Johannes van Overbeek says the team’s initial test with the new Nissan Onroak DPi was positive although he acknowledged there was still a lot of preparation to be done before the car’s race debut.

ESM announces IMSA line-up, adds Hartley for Daytona

The Tequila Patron ESM squad has announced its drivers for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and will be joined by Porsche LMP1 driver Brendon Hartley for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Pla, Westbrook, Bleekemolen, Alon take Petit Le Mans poles

Qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's 2016 finale at Road Atlanta followed practice form in the Prototype category, but there were surprises in other classes.

ESM, Ford top qualifying on new Watkins Glen surface

The field has been set for the 2016 edition of Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-03-23

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers and contributors.

Honda hails “very rewarding” Sebring win

Steve Eriksen, VP and COO of Honda Performance Development, has said ending HPD’s P2 era with wins at Daytona and Sebring was the perfect send-off for the Honda marque.

IMSA Championship headlines four-day Sebring February test

Continental Tire Challenge, Mazda Prototype Lites, Porsche GT3 series hold two-day session

Rolex 24 star Derani reveals late gearbox sensor scare

Pipo Derani’s standout performance to lead the Tequila Patron Extreme Speed Motorsports to its first-ever Rolex 24 Hours victory at Daytona has been hailed by team boss and co-driver Scott Sharp as “a heck of a job”.

Hour 20 - Wayne Taylor Racing snatches lead

If anyone thought the lead fight was purely a matter of ESM surviving, think again…

Flying Lizard Motorsports secure overall victory at USAF 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Toyo Tires and Flying Lizard Motorsports put their hard work to the ultimate test in the 25 hour sports car endurance event

ESM charges into China with confidence

The Florida-based team seeks a repeat podium performance in China

ESM geared-up for Nürburgring

In its debut season in the WEC, Tequila Patrón ESM has experienced plenty of firsts, including competing on most of the international circuits for the first time.

ESM completes Le Mans qualifying

The Florida-based team improved its speed and comfort level with the Ligier JS P2 chassis and the Circuit de la Sarthe.

ESM logs first competitive laps at Le Mans

Scott Sharp, Ryan Dalziel and David Heinemeier Hansson, co-drivers of the No. 30 Rolling Stone Ligier JS P2 Honda, were 15th quickest in the LMP2.

ESM Ready to Rock at Le Mans

Two-car American LMP2 team set for Le Mans debut.

Onroak Automotive at the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

During the last three Le Mans 24 Hours, Onroak Automotive has written important pages in its history with its Morgan LM P2 and Ligier JS P2.

ESM shows speed and potential at Spa as the team prepares for Le Mans

At the conclusion of the FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps endurance event, ESM was listed eighth and ninth in the LMP2 class.

Another pole for the Ligier JS P2 at the 6 Hours of Spa!

This pole adds to the impressive score the Ligier JS P2 has already set since launching last year.

ESM qualifies for 6 Hours of Silverstone

Tequila Patrón ESM will start fifth and eighth for the tomorrow's 6 Hours of Silverstone

Van Overbeek breaks rib, ESM names Silverstone replacement

Johannes van Overbeek has been injured ahead of the opening WEC round of 2015.

After leading early, ESM loses both cars by Hour 8 at Sebring

A tough few weeks haven't gotten easier for ESM at Sebring today.

ESM confirmed entrants in 2015 FIA WEC season and 24 Hours of Le Mans

The team will field two Honda Performance Development (HPD) ARX-04b coupe prototypes.

ESM confirms full-time 2015 WEC effort

Extreme Speed Motorsports has officially announced plans to run full-time in the 2015 WEC season.

U.S. team Extreme Speed second in class in Shanghai

An 'adventurous trip' for Florida-based two-car team.

ESM Patrón qualifies fifth and sixth at Shanghai

Johannes van Overbeek and David Brabham qualified in fifth and Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel qualified in sixth.

Extreme Speed qualifies fifth and sixth for WEC at Shanghai

American team's first overseas qualifying session hampered by wet conditions in practice.

ESM Patrón set for overseas WEC debut

Two-car, Honda-powered effort from lone American LMP2 team.

ESM heading for Shanghai as 2015 schedule still undecided

Two-car team to contest the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai next weekend.

The elephant in the room at Road Atlanta

The big question at Petit Le Mans: Who is coming back next year?

ESM to skip Petit Le Mans in order to run WEC Six Hours of Shanghai

Extreme Speed Motorsports has revealed plans to run another WEC race later this year.

ESM Patrón takes on FIA WEC LMP2 with COTA entry

Sharp, Brown and Dalziel to co-drive No. 1 entry in WEC; Brown and van Overbeek No. 2 in IMSA entrant

Extreme Speed Motorsports sweeps front row at Indianapolis

The ESM team was on its game today, capturing both spots at the front of the grid for tomorrow's Brickyard GP.

Heartbreak for ESM Patrón Team at Watkins Glen

Contact, electric and mechanical issues halt two-car effort

Front Row start for ESM Patrón at Detroit

Dalziel a mere 0.018 seconds from pole position.

TUDOR Championship inaugural season rolls into ‘Motor City’

Saturday’s race will be a one-hour, 40-minute sprint.

ESM Patrón brings Monterey momentum to the Motor City

Brown and van Overbeek third in driver's championship

TUDOR Championship teams test at Watkins Glen

Preparing for June's Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

Five questions with Ed Brown

Extreme Speed's owner scores first pro victory

Solid points battle shaping up in TUDOR series

Four races down, and it's a tight fight in every class

Van Overbeek and Brown victorious at Laguna Seca

First victory of 2014 for HPD ARX-03b Honda and Extreme Speed Motorsports.

Extreme Speed Motorsports claims overall victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Extreme Speed Motorsports took the overall victory in the Monterey Grand Prix Sunday, ending the DP domination in the series.

Prototype pole goes to ESM's Johannes van Overbeek at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Extreme Speed Motorsports captured pole position in the Prototype (P) class at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.