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

January 7, 2018

Michael Shank Racing Roar Wrap

Daytona Beach, Fla. (7 January 2018) – Michael Shank Racing continued to make progress this weekend in preparation for its two-car campaign in the 56th running of […]
December 30, 2017

Michael Shank Racing Enters New Year with Fresh Liveries

MSR Acura NSX GT3s to debut liveries at Daytona International Speedway Pataskala, Ohio (30 December 2017) – Michael Shank Racing, which has a long history of […]
December 18, 2017

Michael Shank Racing Adds Trent Hindman and Côme Ledogar to Rolex 24 Lineup

Ledogar joins No. 93 Acura NSX GT3 as Hindman signed for No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Pataskala, Ohio (18 December 2017) – Signing a young up and […]

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, MD
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

Côme Ledogar

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


Birth Date: May 23, 1991
Birthplace: Annecy, France
Resides: Lyon, France

Trent Hindman

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


Date of Birth: September 20, 1995
Birthplace: Ocean Township, NJ
Resides: Ocean Township, NJ

AJ Allmendinger

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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


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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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