MICHAEL SHANK RACING

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian is in its third decade of racing. With wins in some of the biggest races in the sport, the Ohio-based team has been selected to partner with Acura Motorsports as the fabled brand returns to North American endurance racing with the incredible Acura NSX GT3.

NEWS

June 22, 2017

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Acura Machines Sport Patriotic Liveries for the Glen

Pataksala, Ohio (22 June 2017) – Fresh off the team’s victory at Detroit, the Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 machines will have a new look […]
June 3, 2017

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Delivers First Victory for Acura NSX GT3

Media Notes: Katherine Legge and Andy Lally win at Belle Isle in No. 93 Acura NSX GT3 First-ever win for Acura NSX GT3 in just fifth IMSA […]
June 3, 2017

Front Row Start for Michael Shank Racing at Belle Isle

Katherine Legge second on Detroit Grand Prix grid Detroit, Mich. (2 June 2017) – Less than a week after making the team’s debut in the Indianapolis […]

Andy Lally & Katherine Legge

2017 Detroit Grand Prix Winner - First Victory for the Acura NSX GT3


Racing with a brand-new Acura NSX GT3 in just the team’s fifth GTD-class event, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian broke through for a tremendous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory as drivers Andy Lally and Katherine Legge combined to win the Detroit Grand Prix in just the team’s fifth event with the new Acura platform. Further bolstering Michael Shank Racing’s victory in Detroit, was the fifth place finish of the sister No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 which ran in podium contention all the way up until the final two laps and ultimately took fifth.

DRIVER LINEUP

Ozz Negri

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: May 29, 1964
Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Resides: Aventura, Florida

Jeff Segal

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: April 27, 1985
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Resides: Miami, Florida

Andy Lally

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: February 11, 1975
Birthplace: Northport, New York
Resides: Atlanta, Georgia

Katherine Legge

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: July 12, 1980
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Resides: Atlanta, Georgia

Ryan Hunter-Reay

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: December 17, 1980
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Resides: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Tom Dyer

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: April 22, 1978
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Resides: Costa Mesa, California

Mark Wilkins

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: May 9, 1983
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Resides: Caledon, Ontario

Graham Rahal

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: January 4, 1989
Birthplace: New Albany, Ohio
Resides: Indianapolis, Indiana

NEXT RACE - Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen

June 29 - July 2

Detroit, MI
Track: Watkins Glen International
Race Duration: 6 hours
Circuit Length: 3.4 miles
WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL
The Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen is a sports car endurance race held annually at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. The race dates from 1948, and has been a part of the SCCA National Sports Car Championship, United States Road Racing Championship, World Sportscar Championship, IMSA GT Championship, Rolex Sports Car Series and currently the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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ACURA NSX-GT3

 

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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