Ed Brown

United States
Tampa, Florida
Extreme Speed Motorsports

Driver Bio

Patrón Spirits Company CEO Ed Brown continued with Extreme Speed Motorsports for 2013 with move to P2 class. ... Will drive in P class in TUDOR Championship.

Driver History

Finished seventh in ALMS P2 championship with best finish of second at Long Beach.
Save for a stop-and-go penalty, a quiet race at Sebring to seventh for Brown, Jeff Segal and Anthony Lazzaro. ... At Long Beach, Brown and Guy Cosmo finish 10th. ...Race contact slows Brown and Cosmo to 11th place finish at Mazda Raceway. ...Co-driver Cosmo leads GT race for approximately 38 laps before handing car over to Brown who keeps it in top-five. Cosmo jumps back in the car to finish, but has contact with a PC car, sending the car into the Turn Seven tire barrier and bringing out a full-course caution that ended the race. ...Team puts Guy Cosmo in car first, who finds himself in the GT lead before handing car over to Ed Brown. A second driver change puts Cosmo back in the car for closing stint and team finishes ninth at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. ...Cosmo starts car in second at Mid-Ohio and hands over to Brown who finishes in eighth. ...Brown/Cosmo/Lazzaro start from back of the grid when Lazzaro added to driver lineup following qualifying. Trio finishes 11th at Road America. ...Brown starts car at Baltimore and hands over to Cosmo in 10th. Cosmo makes late race contact with an SRT Viper and is penalized one finishing position, resulting in 12th place finish. ...Team must start from back of the grid after a tire change on the #02, but Cosmo moves all the way to second in class before handing car over to Brown. Car throws an alternator belt and must go behind the wall for repairs. Team finishes 11th.
Earned five top-10 finishes in No. 02 Ferrari F458 Italia co-driving with Guy Cosmo. ...Best finish was eighth at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
At Sebring, team made debut with Barbosa/Cosmo. Started eighth in GT2 with Extreme Speed Motorsports and finished sixth in class. ... At Long Beach, started race before handing over to Guy Cosmo to claim eighth place finish. ... At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Cosmo started and handed off to Brown nearly two hours in. The duo took the lead a handful of times before stopping around the four hour mark on course before the corkscrew with a right rear wheel loose. Team finished twelfth. ... At Miller Motorsports Park, Brown starts the race eighth in class and hands over to Cosmo near the one-hour mark. Finished eighth in class. Claimed team`s first MICHELIN GREEN X Challenge honors in GT. ... At Lime Rock Park, Brown started and handed over to Cosmo a little over an hour into the race. Brown finished the race tenth in class following a stop-and-go penalty near the end of the race. ... At Mid-Ohio, Brown/Cosmo started sixth and retired in eleventh place following a late race (2h 26m running) touch and spin with No. 61 Ferrari entry of Giancarlo Fisichella. ... At Road America, Brown started twelfth and Cosmo finished fifth in class in the No. 02 Ferrari. ... At Mosport, Brown/Cosmo started 20th and finished 19th overall, eighth in GT class. ... At Petit Le Mans, Brown/Cosmo/Barbosa had to go behind the wall during the race for cosmetic repairs. When it returned, the No. 02 entry finished eleventh in class.
Made five starts in the No. 08 Porsche 911 GT2 Cup car for ORBIT Racing in the Challenge class with one podium and four top-five finishes; Finished 5th in class with Bill Sweedler. … At Utah, came home third in Challenge class during first Series start, but relegated to fifth-place due to ride height violation during post-race technical inspection. … At Lime Rock, placed career-best second in class with local favorite Sweedler. … At Mid-Ohio, knocked off track after being hit from behind at start, sending Porsche flush against concrete wall. Transported to local hospital for observation but quickly released and returned to track. … At Road America, was hit early by spinning No. 47 challenge, but continued to hand off driving duties to Sweedler who brought home a fifth-place class finish. … At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, forced to start at the back of the grid because team changed tires from qualifying set. Finished fourth in Challenge class.