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

October 13, 2017

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian’s Remarkable Debut Year with the Acura NSX GT3

Pataskala, Ohio (13 October 2017) – After 13 years in Prototype competition, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian took on an entirely new project in the 2017 […]
October 8, 2017

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Faces Disappointment in Petit Le Mans

Two victories, four podiums, one pole in the team’s Acura NSX GT3 debut season Braselton, Ga. (7 October 2017) – With hundreds of fan signatures on board each […]
October 6, 2017

Front Row on Petit Le Mans Grid for Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Acura NSX GT3

Braselton, Ga. (6 October 2017) – Defending race winners Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian secured a GTD class front row starting spot on the Petit Le Mans […]

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

Lawson Aschenbach

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: November 22, 1983
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, FL
Resides: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Justin Marks

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: March 25, 1981
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Resides: Loomis, CA

Alvaro Parente

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: October 4, 1984
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Resides: Porto, Portugal

Katherine Legge

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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

Mario Farnbacher

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: May 14, 1992
Birthplace: Ansbach, Germany
Resides: Lichtenau, Germany

AJ Allmendinger

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: December 16, 1981
Birthplace: Los Gatos, CA
Resides: Charlotte, NC

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No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: TBD
Birthplace: TBD
Resides: TBD

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No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: TBD
Birthplace: TBD
Resides: TBD


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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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