Tag Archive: Michael Shank Racing

Jun 03

Acura Wins First WeatherTech Championship Race with Legge, Lally in Detroit

Four In A Row For Performance Tech In PC Class

Masterful pit strategy from the Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian crew and flawless driving by co-drivers Andy Lally and Katherine Legge delivered a history-making first global victory for the new Acura NSX GT3 in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Belle Isle Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Michael Shank Racing W/ Andretti Autosport unveil joint Indianapolis 500 entry

Joint Operations Paves the Way to the Brickyard for Michael Shank Racing

Andretti Autosport logoMike Shank and Michael Andretti, with the help of Jack Harvey, unveiled the No. 50 Honda in a media event Thursday hosted at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

Michael Shank Racing partners with Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis 500 effort

The collaboration marks the newest chapter for Columbus, Ohio-based Mike Shank

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitor Michael Shank Racing will team with Andretti Autosport to campaign the No. 50 Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport Honda/Dallara with driver Jack Harvey for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Hunter-Reay learning to adapt to Acura NSX for Rolex 24

Sometimes, going slower can be faster, and vice-versa

Graham Rahal and Ryan Hunter-ReayThat’s what Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal and Katherine Legge have discovered in their preparation to reintroduce the Acura NSX to sports car racing. When it comes to comparing their experiences in INDYCAR with the NSX, there’s little common ground. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Michael Shank Racing/Acura announce driver line ups, liveries

All eight drivers will take part in the annual Roar Before the 24 on January 6-8

Michael Shank Racing has revealed the team’s 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver pairings and car liveries as the Ohio-based squad kicks off the year with the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Graham Rahal complete Michael Shank Racing Rolex 24 driver lineup

As well as endurance event drivers Tom Dyer and Mark Wilkins, aboard the No. 86 and No. 93 Acura NSX GT3s

Indianapolis 500 winner and IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will join Verizon IndyCar Series race winner Graham Rahal to complete the Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 driver lineup at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Michael Shank Racing wins Petit Le Mans

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Michael Shank Racing Wins Petit Le Mans With a driver line up that featured a Frenchman, a Brazilian-born American, and an American, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian provided the racing demonstration of the American Dream as the Ohio-based team won the final race in the IMSA Daytona Prototype era with a tremendous victory in the 19th running of the Petit Le Mans on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

24 Hours of Le Mans: AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology ready for Le Mans

American Dream team looks to make a mark in Europe

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0109 Ohio’s Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian will look to bring some new international glory for the Stars and Stripes this weekend as the team makes a debut run in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Beyond countless hours of planning and hard work to prepare for the event, the team will also look to use the  AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology to excellent effect.

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Jun 08

Le Mans 24 Hours: Final shakedowns completed at Le Mans

In total 14 prototypes took to the track

Two days after the official Test Day, 10 of the teams entered for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans took the opportunity to finalise their set ups and complete a shakedown on the Bugatti Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

2012 Championship Team Posts Top Speed At Daytona International Speedway On Day 1 Of ‘Roar Before The Rolex 24’ Test Sessions

A former championship team established itself Friday as one of early favorites in the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona

2011-02-18_0647 The No. 60 HONDA HPD Ligier JS P2 entry of Michael Shank Racing With Curb/Agajanian led both practice sessions on the opening day of the “Roar Before the Rolex 24” preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The Roar is the first action of the year for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, enabling preparation for the season-opening Rolex 24 on Jan. 30-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Justin Wilson 1978-2015

Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race

Justin Wilson

INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 05

Justin Wilson joins Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian for 12 Hours of Sebring 

He will team with co-drivers John Pew and Ozz Negri in the No. 60 Tire Kingdom Ligier JS P2 powered by Honda.

2012-07-07 TorontoIndy Gail 304 Justin Wilson will be back in race action next weekend as he is set to join Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

Shank looks forward to Sebring, improving Ligier/Honda

“We’re going to go as hard as we can the rest of the year”

Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian brought a brand-new package to the recent Rolex 24 At Daytona, fielding the No. 60 Tire Kingdom Ligier JS P2/Honda for Ozz Negri, John Pew, AJ Allmendinger and Matt McMurry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Practice makes perfect

At Rolex 24 at Daytona

Riley DP, Ford EcoBoost After five sessions of daylight testing, 53 teams transitioned to 1 1/2 hours of nighttime driving before ending their second day at the Roar Before the Rolex 24. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

FIA Land Speed Records Commission Homologates Michael Shank Racing’s Two World Speed Records

The record runs were overseen by officials of IMSA

Michael Shank Racing logo The 10-kilometer and 10-mile speed runs by Colin Braun in the Michael Shank Racing Ford EcoBoost/Riley Daytona Prototype at Daytona International Speedway in October have been homologated by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Land Speed Records Commission as official world records. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Two-Day Rolex 24 at Daytona test wraps up

Michael Shank Racing ready to defend Rolex 24 Victory

2011-02-18_0647Daytona 29 janvier 12 035While rain slowed the second day of November Rolex 24 At Daytona testing at Daytona International Speedway, Rolex Sports Car Series teams still got plenty of track time as they prepared for the grueling twice-around-the-clock challenge on Jan. 26-27. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Italy’s Bellarosa clinches Sunoco Rolex 24 at Daytona Challenge

SPEED EuroSeries competitor secures driver’s seat for 2013 Rolex 24

Ivan Bellarossa2012-02-25_0367The Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge belongs to Italy’s Ivan Bellarosa. Last weekend in Dijon, France, Bellarosa, a competitor in the SPEED EuroSeries, clinched the Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge and has secured a coveted driver’s seat with a to-be-determined Daytona Prototype team in the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 26-27, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Riley Technologies DPG3 dominates Daytona with 8th consecutive win

Moves past Porsche record with consecutive chassis wins

Riley Technologies DPG3 2012 Rolex 24 at Daytona Riley Technologies logoYou only get one chance to make a first impression, and the all-new Riley Technologies MK XXVI DPG3 nailed it this weekend by dominating the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 29

Michael Shank Racing wins the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona

In his ninth try at winning North America’s most prestigious sports car race

Michael Shank Racing 2012 Daytona 24 WinRolex 24 At DaytonaTeam owner Michael Shank put his faith in a stock car driver. And that driver – A.J. Allmendinger – put in three grueling hours at the wheel of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford/Riley Daytona Prototype to win the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

GRAND-AM: Tracy joins Doran for Rolex 24

Open-wheel star rounds out lineup in team’s No. 77 Doran Dallara-Ford

2011-07-08I - Toronto Indy - Friday 233Rolex 24 at Daytona 2012 logoOpen-wheel superstar Paul Tracy has joined the list of luminaries set to compete in the most anticipated road race in North American sports car history, the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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