Gustavo Yacaman and Justin Wilson made Lime Rock Park look like home as the duo combined for a run to second place.
The weekend will be a quick and busy one for MSR as practice and qualifying is set for Saturday ahead of Sunday’s 2.75-hour race which is set to begin at 2:00 PM local time.
Michael Shank Racing fought back from a crash early in the weekend with one car, led the race convincingly with the sister machine, and then went on to take a podium finish at the checkered flag.
John Pew and Ozz Negri drove to a fifth place finish while Gustavo Yacaman and Justin Wilson teamed in the No. 6 Ford-Riley to take home sixth at the checkered flag.
No. 60 Ford-Riley Michael Shank Racing entry of John Pew and Ozz Negri will start from the sixth row.
Former Indy Lights racer Gustavo Yacaman will team with IZOD IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in Michael Shank Racing’s No. 6 Ford-Riley Tuvacol/AERO DP.
Gustavo Yacaman teams with AJ Allmendinger in the No. 6 Tuvacol/Curb Records/AERO Daytona Prototype Ford-Riley this weekend in Indianapolis.
It was the third consecutive DP pole this season for Jordan Taylor, 22, who will share the car in the race Friday with veteran Max Angelelli.
Taylor captures the TOTAL Pole Award for Brickyard Grand Prix in the Wayne Taylor Racing Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Said, Long capture GT/GX Poles at Indianapolis. In CTSCC, Buford, McCumbee were the pole winners.
The Ohio-based squad brings a new sponsor and a new driver line-up for the Brickyard Grand Prix event and with two strong race entries.
IZOD IndyCar Series Glen winner rejoins team to partner with Yacaman. Wilson has made six GRAND-AM Daytona Prototype starts with Michael Shank.
Action Express Corvette drivers Barbosa and Fittipaldi did everything they needed to in today’s Rolex Grand-Am race. Marsh Racing added to Chevrolet's celebration with the GT class win.
For the second consecutive race, John Pew was once again a powerhouse in qualifying.
The first thing that central Ohio race fans will notice about the venerable No. 60 Daytona Prototype from Michael Shank Racing is that it looks a lot different than it has in years past.
The next two Rolex Series races are at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on June 15 and Watkins Glen International on June 30.
The team now looks forward to the home race and the Diamond Cellar Classic at Mid-Ohio in two weeks’ time.
There is no down time for Michael Shank Racing as the team plans to continue to work and improve the program ahead of the GRAND-AM race in Detroit the weekend after Memorial Day.
Gustavo Yacaman and Antonio Pizzonia are in the #6 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley, while John Pew has a new teammate in the #60 as Michael Valiante subs for Ozz Negri
The event will mark Michael Shank Racing’s 200th entry in Daytona Prototype competition.
The two Ford-Rilley of Michael Shank Racing will start from the third and sixth rows of the grid at the GRAND-AM of the Americas.
Ozz Negri, John Pew, Gustavo Yacaman and Antonio Pizzonia ready for first Grand-Am event at the Austin circuit.
Columbian Gustavo Yacaman and Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia will drive the No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley DPG3 in the remaining 11 events of the 2013 Grand-Am Rolex Series.
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.
Colombian driver of the year ready to defend Rolex 2012 24 podium.
Shaking down MSR's new Ford/Riley was Valiante's focus, but setting fastest lap was a bonus. The new Park Place Porsche was the best in the GT class, while the Napleton Porsche led the new GX class.
Teammates Negri, Pew and Allendinger reunite again for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Marcos Ambrose may also join the effort.
Michael Shank Racing targets return to victory lane at Daytona with two car effort and a strong driver line up.