MEYER SHANK RACING

2019 IMSA Champions, Meyer Shank Racing is in its third decade of racing. With wins in some of the biggest races in the sport, the Ohio-based team has raced to victory lane in the inaugural years of the Acura NSX GT3 on the way to securing the 2019 IMSA Championship title.

NEWS

July 6, 2020

Meyer Shank Racing Ready for INDYCAR Double Header at Road America

Pataskala, Ohio (6 July 2020) – Taking the positives from a strong return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the GMR Grand Prix last Saturday that saw […]
July 5, 2020

Heinricher Racing Finishes Fourth on the Fourth at Daytona 

Daytona Beach, Fla. (5 July 2020) – Heading back to Daytona International Speedway for the second time this year, Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing took […]
July 4, 2020

Meyer Shank Racing Scores Podium at Daytona 

Daytona Beach, Fla. (4 July 2020) – Meyer Shank Racing drivers Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry had a strong return to IMSA competition on Saturday, finishing third […]

Meyer Shank Racing

Meyer Shank Racing Claims 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Championship


2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: Meyer Shank Racing scored its first sports car championship with drivers Trent Hindman and Mario Farnbacher in the No. 86 Acura NSX GT3. Over the past three race seasons of IMSA GTD competition, MSR has scored five wins, five pole positions and 17 podium finishes onboard the Acura NSX GT3 platform.

DRIVER LINEUP - IMSA

Mario Farnbacher

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Birth Date: May 14
Birthplace: Ansbach, Germany
Resides: Lichtenau, Germany

Matt McMurry

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: November 24
Birthplace: Phoenix, AZ
Resides: Irvine, CA

Shinya Michimi

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: June 29
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Resides: Tokyo, Japan

Jules Gounon

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: December 31
Birthplace Aubenas, France
Resides: Lyon, France

Misha Goikhberg

No. 57 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: November 24
Birthplace: Russia
Resides: Canada

Alvaro Parente

No. 57 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Birth Date: October 4
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Resides: Porto, Portugal

Trent Hindman

No. 57 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: September 20
Birthplace: Neptune, NJ
Resides: Ocean Township, NJ

AJ Allmendinger

No. 57 Acura NSX GT3 Evo


Date of Birth: December 16
Birthplace: Los Gatos, CA
Resides: Denver, NC

DRIVER - INDYCAR

Jack Harvey

No. 60 AutoNation/SiriusXM Honda IndyCar


Date of Birth: April 15
Birthplace: Bassingham Lincolnshire, England
Resides: Indianapolis, Indiana

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CAR SPECIFICATIONS

SERIES - IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship; Pirelli World Challenge
CHASSIS - Production multi-material, aluminum-intensive space frame, manufactured at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio, alongside production Acura NSX vehicles
SAFETY EQUIPMENT - Steel roll cage, carbon fiber driver’s seat shell, six-point safety harness, fresh air intake system, on-board fire suppression system
ENGINE - Acura 3.5-liter, 75-degree, twin-turbocharged DOHC V-6, using the same design specifications as the production NSX, including the cylinder block, heads, valve train, crankshaft, pistons and dry-sump lubrication system
FUEL CAPACITY - 98 liters
TRANSMISSION - Six-speed sequential, paddle-operated, rear-wheel drive
DIMENSIONS - 4612 mm L x 2039 mm W x 1219 mm / 2630 mm Wheelbase / 1245 kg minimum weight (as of 1/1/17)
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Front row views 😎 Ready for more of this at @roadamerica this weekend.

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Great podium finish to ring in being back to IMSA racing

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The #6 @Team_Penske brings home a 4th place in the Acura DPi and #86 Acura NSX GT3 brings home a 3rd place in the GTD category.

Great way to restart the @IMSA season after 4 months away!

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CHECKERED flag is out. Strong running and podium finish to @MarioFarnbacher and @mcmurrymatt. Very strong P4 finish for @alvaroparente and Misha Goikhberg.

No. 86 - P3
No. 57 - P4
#IMSA #MSRdouble

We're down to the final laps of the race and officially racing under the lights. Who's still tuning in with us?

No. 86 - P3
No. 57 - P4
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Mike Shank "The cars are running strong but the one thing we're lacking is track position. We really need a yellow right now."
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Farnbacher heads into pit lane for a full service stop - pitting from P3.
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About 1h 10m remaining, @MarioFarnbacher and @alvaroparente still behind the wheel.

No. 86 - P3
No. 57 - P4
GTD leader @McMurryMatt last to pit for first time in that class and last year's champ @MarioFarnbacher takes over No. 86 Acura.

@MeyerShankRac is competing in the team's first same day, two race, two venue double with IndyCar race at ...
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McMurry heads into pit lane for his first pit stop. Farnbacher gets in for his first stop
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First stop for both the 57. Fuel, tires and driver change. @alvaroparente gets behind the wheel
@Turnermotrsport How's that Acura sandwich tasting?
@Turnermotrsport Turner has entered the building
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Mike to Misha: "Good Pace, Good progression. Keep that up."
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Goikhberg with an awesome start going from P7 to P2
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Engines fired and we're out on track! @mcmurrymatt will start P6 and Goikhberg will star P7.
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OFFICIAL: Mike Shank has arrived to @DISupdates after flying straight from Indy following the @IndyCar checkered flag.

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