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.
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.
Pat Jennings, Grand-Am correspondent
IZOD IndyCar Series Glen winner rejoins team to partner with Yacaman. Wilson has made six GRAND-AM Daytona Prototype starts with Michael Shank.
Michael Shank Racing press release
At least two Texas-based race teams are eager to demonstrate their driving skills in front of their “home town” fans for the first time.
Five Scottish drivers are in the solid U.K. contingent expected for 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. Ryan Dalziel and Dario Franchitti are past winners of the challenging race.
Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian press release
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.
The Ford powered Riley MSR team is ready to defend Rolex 24 victory after double-podium result in 2012.
Gustavo Yacaman and Justin Wilson made Lime Rock Park look like home as the duo combined for a run to second place.
Practice two for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at the new event for the series in Kansas ended with the Aston Martin Vantage on top of the time sheets.
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.
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.
MSR's Michael Valiante was the fastest Ford in the Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying.