Shank believes that an appeal would not change the outcome of the penalty on the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley. The infraction was based on how the motor was set up for the testing process. He hopes this process will be improved.
Michael Shank, owner of the No. 60 Ford Riley: We are as surprised about this as anyone.
Third-placed No. 60 Team in GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series fined and penalized. Penalties will change the team, drivers and manufacturer standings.
MSR's Michael Valiante was the fastest Ford in the Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying.
The Ford powered Riley MSR team is ready to defend Rolex 24 victory after double-podium result in 2012.
Negri on the mend but Rolex 24 champions also draft NASCAR's Aussie for title defense.
The defending Daytona 24H champions picked up right where they left off. The team led 5 of 8 testing sessions at Daytona this weekend.
Michael Shank Racing targets return to victory lane at Daytona with two car effort and a strong driver line up.
Aussie NASCAR Sprint Cup Ford driver steps in to help the Grand-Am Ford Riley team during Grand-Am test days for the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona. MSR team driver Ozz Negri sustained a leg injury during off-season training.