Michael Essa

  • Alias:Essa
  • Born:Jan. 4, 1980
  • Eye Color:Brown
  • Hair Color:Brown
  • Number:101
  • Age:37
  • Height:5'10"
  • Weight:165 lbs
  • Nationality:Indian/American
  • Hometown:Los Angeles, CA - US
  • Resides:Irvine, CA - US
  • Car:2005 GSR Autosports BMW E46 M3
  • Tires:Yokohama
  • Sponsors:Bilstein, Yokohama, Newegg, Sparco, Ignition Projects, Clutchmasters, Brett King Design, Iconography studios, Garrett turbo, DTM Fiberwerkz, CP Carillo, Radium Engineering, Wisefab, CSF Radiators, Yokomo RC, Whiteline, Motovicity, Ignite fuel, Driveshaft shop, Doc Race
Overall Formula D Career Statistics
Years
  • Rookie:2009
  • Active Years:6
  • Best:2013
  • Worst:2014
Qualifying
  • Qualifying Ratio:31:5
  • Qualifying Percent:86%
  • Best Pos:1
  • Avg Pos:15
  • Worst Pos:32
  • Best Score:98.00
  • Avg Score:78.53
  • Worst Score:55.60
Qualifying Scores only available for 2006 Rounds 5-6, 2007 Rounds 1-2, 5, & 7, and on.
Positions
    • 1st
      2x
    • 2nd
      1x
    • 3rd
      1x
    • Podium Ratio:4:27
    • Podium Percent:12.9%
    • 4th:2x
    • Top 8:4x
    • Top 16:7x
    • Top 32:14x
    • Avg Finish:Top 16
    • Best Finish:1st in 2013 at rnd 6
    • Worst Finish:Top 32 in 2009 at rnd 5
Matches
  • Total Matches:70
  • Total Ratio:39:31
  • Win %:55.71%
  • Most Wins Against
    Patrick
    Goodin
  • Most Faced Opponent
    Chris
    Forsberg
  • Most Loses Against
    Chris
    Forsberg
Events
2014 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:1:0
  • Avg:1
  • Best:1
  • Worst:1
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:1x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:0x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:3rd
Total Points
  • 74
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:74
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Jeremy Richter
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Mats Baribeau
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Forrest Wang
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Kenneth Moen
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Justin Pawlak
2013 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:8
  • Best:1
  • Worst:21
Finishes
  • 1st:2x
  • 2nd:1x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:1x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:3x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:4th
Total Points
  • 555.5
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:3
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:62
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Enrique Mendoza
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Kenshiro Gushi
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:2
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:4th
  • Points:79
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Corey Hosford
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Conrad Grunewald
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Matt Powers
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Darren McNamara
  • Consolation Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:21
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:100.5
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Taka Aono
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Tyler McQuarrie
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Final Match:Wins vs Daigo Saito
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:13
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:55
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Chris Ward
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:90
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Patrick Goodin
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Ryan Kado
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Aurimas Bakchis
  • Final Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 6
  • Location:Texas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:7
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:103
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Joon Maeng
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Toshiki Yoshioka
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Final Match:Wins vs Matt Field
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:66
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Luke Pakula
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Daigo Saito
2012 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:15
  • Best:1
  • Worst:23
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:2x
  • Top 16:2x
  • Top 32:3x
  • Avg Position:Top 16
Total Points
  • 321.5
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:20
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kyle Mohan
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:73
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Corey Hosford
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Matt Field
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:16
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:55
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:20
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:16
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:55
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Aurimas Bakchis
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 6
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:65
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Patrick Goodin
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Walker Wilkerson
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Robbie Nishida
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:23
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Tony Brakohiapa
2011 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:18
  • Best:10
  • Worst:32
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:1x
  • Top 32:5x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 242.75
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:17
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:11
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:26
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Patrick Mordaunt
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:32
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:19
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kyle Mohan
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:11
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:26
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kyle Mohan
    Round 6
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:10
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:63
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Emmanuel Amandio
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Kyle Mohan
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:21
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:54.5
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
2010 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:4:3
  • Avg:21
  • Best:6
  • Worst:29
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:1x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:0x
  • Top 32:3x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 146
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:4th
  • Points:73
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Stephan Verdier
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Conrad Grunewald
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Consolation Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 3
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:29
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
    Round 4
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:19
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Joon Maeng
    Round 5
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:27
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
2009 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:5:2
  • Avg:18
  • Best:9
  • Worst:23
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:1x
  • Top 32:3x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 263.5
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:20
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:48.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
    Round 4
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:63
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Yasuomi Kondo
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Ross Petty
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:23
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:48.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Darren McNamara
    Round 6
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:22
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:48.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:14
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:55
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Kazu Hayashida
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
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