DRIVERS

Ozz Negri

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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

Don't let Ozz Negri's quiet, humble manner deceive you. He's one of the fastest drivers out there. Negri has scored a podium finish in every season of IMSA competition going back to his first full-season effort in 2004.

Negri has anchored the Michael Shank Racing driver lineup since joining the team in 2004, scoring podium finishes each season and five career victories, including the 2012 Rolex 24 and the 2016 Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, which secured the North American Endurance Championship manufacturers’ title for Honda. In 2017, Negri steps out of the Prototype ranks for the first time in 14 years, driving in the GTD class for Michael Shank Racing.

A father of two daughters and married to wife Claudia, Brazilian-born Negri has made his home in Miami. He maintains a strict training regimen and is a triathlete. He spends much of his time away from the track either training or serving as a driver coach.

Jeff Segal

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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

Jeff Segal established his racing credentials by becoming the youngest champion in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge history in 2007. That accomplishment helped open the doors to top-level GT racing for Segal, who converted a one-off start in the 2008 6 Hours of the Glen into a pole and victory. He built on that with two Rolex Series GT Class victories in 2009 ahead of taking the 2010 GT Class Championship.

Moving to Ferrari, Segal returned to the Championship ranks in 2012 with his GT Class Championship to take his second title in three years. Segal explored international competition in 2014, making his debut at Le Mans in the Ferrari Challenge race. He returned to France to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2015, driving a Ferrari to third in GTE-Am on debut in the huge event. He returned in 2016 to capture his first-ever Le Mans 24 race victory as part of a season that also saw him take wins in the Sebring 12 Hour as well as yet another victory at Watkins Glen in the 6 Hour.

Segal is a graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in Business Administration, specializing in Entrepreneurship. He is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish and enjoys biking and shifter kart racing in his free time.

Andy Lally

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


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

Andy Lally is a three-time GRAND-AM class champion, with more than 30 career sports car racing victories. He is a five-time class winner of the Rolex 24, most recently winning in the GTD category in 2016 at Daytona International Speedway. The New York native also won Rookie of the Year honors in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition in 2011.

In addition to his full-time efforts in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Lally competes part time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Outside of auto racing, Lally is a World Championship street luge racer. After being No. 1 qualifier in two classes, Lally won the 2012 IGSA World Championships in both Street Luge and Classic Luge that took place in Calgary, Canada. Lally is purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and is an avid mountain biker who competes in cross-country mountain bike racing.

Katherine Legge

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


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

Katherine Legge is a stand out driver that has accomplished a lot in her time in motorsports. After competing in various series in Europe, such as British Formula 3, British Formula Renault 2000 and DTM, Katherine made her way to the United States where she made her mark.

Legge was a part of many “racing firsts” throughout her career including being the first female to compete full-time in the Champ Car series and first female to lead a Champ Car race. Legge made her Indianapolis 500 debut in 2012. The following year, Legge was the first female to lead an ALMS race and she made her second Indianapolis 500 start.

Outside of racing, staying healthy and fit is a priority for Legge. An avid vegan and iron man participant, Legge keeps busy during down time. She is also a new member to the Next Moto Champion Cycling team where she looks to continue competing with them in 2017.

Ryan Hunter-Reay

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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

Ryan Hunter-Reay first-started out as a championship kart racer, winning six World Karting Association national championships to kick off his career. After moving his way up through the Atlantic Championship Series, Hunter-Reay officially landed a ride in Champ Car in 2003 which launched him into his career as a successful IndyCar driver.

Hunter-Reay currently holds 14 career victories in the IndyCar Series marking him as the winningest American IndyCar driver. He also claimed the 2012 IndyCar Championship after four wins and two podiums finishes. Hunter-Reay has competed in select IMSA races since 2002 with two podium finishes in the 24 Hours of Daytona.

He contested the Rolex 24 At Daytona for Michael Shank Racing in 2009, driving alongside Ozz Negri, Colin Braun, and Mark Patterson.

Married to wife Beccy, the couple has three young boys that keep him on the go while away from the racetrack.

Tom Dyer

No. 86 Acura NSX GT3


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

Tom Dyer began his racing career in karting which ultimately transitioned into an open wheel and stock car career. In 2004, Dyer competed in the USF2000 Formula Ford series taking six wins and the ACC championship. He also made his stock car debut, racing in the NASCAR Southwest Tour Series where he won at Sonoma Raceway.

After several years of competing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series, Dyer steps up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship ranks in 2017 as the third Michael Shank Racing driver in all four North American Endurance Cup events.

Away from the IMSA circuit, Dyer is an avid kart racer, competing in various events around the country. Dyer has worked as a driver coach at the Jim Russell Racing School since 2004. He also remains active away from the track through bicycling and playing basketball.

Mark Wilkins

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


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

Like most racecar car drivers, Mark Wilkins was born with racing in his blood. Wilkins grew up racing with Canadian-based AIM Autosport in the Canadian Formula Ford Championship for five seasons before transitioning to the sports car racing world.

In 2004, Wilkins found a new home in sports car racing when he debuted in his first-ever Rolex 24 and took a podium finish in the classic endurance event. In 2010, Wilkins finished every endurance race in the American Le Mans Series. He also drove for Michael Shank Racing in the 2010 Rolex 24 At Daytona and finished fifth while co-driving with Ozz Negri, John Pew, and Burt Frisselle.

Wilkins was a key factor in helping Kia achieve the Pirelli World Challenge Manufacturers Championship in 2014.

Outside of racing, Wilkins enjoys playing the father and husband role to wife Leah and son Levi. During the off-season, Mark enjoys the Canadian winters where he spends time snowmobiling and skiing.

Graham Rahal

No. 93 Acura NSX GT3


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

Graham Rahal grew up visiting tracks around the world and carries on a championship lineage from his father, three-time IndyCar champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal. Graham has followed in his father's footsteps and become one of the stars of the IndyCar Series driving the No. 15 Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Graham holds the honor of youngest race winner in IndyCar history, which he accomplished in his debut during the 2008 season.

In addition to his IndyCar career, Rahal has competed in IMSA since 2006 and won the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2011 while driving for Chip Ganassi Racing. He campaigned the Rolex 24 in 2008 for Michael Shank Racing, co-driving with Ozz Negri, Mark Patterson, and Justin Wilson.

Married to Courtney Force, Rahal spends much of his time away from the track attending his wife’s races and keeping up on his fitness.

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