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Solid debut for Farnbacher and Compass Racing

Brilliant sunshine and cheering spectators – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Mid-Ohio presented itself at its very best on 16 May. And the Compass Racing-Acura with Mario Farnbacher and Jeff Kingsley was in the thick of it. The German-Canadian duo’s fifth place in the Sprint Cup debut was a promising result for the…

Heading for Sprint Cup with Compass Racing and Acura

Mario Farnbacher is participating in the coming 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship again. Together with teammate Jeff Kingsley, the 28-year-old Franconian will be driving Compass Racing’s Acura NSX GT3 Evo in the IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup. First race is scheduled for 16 May in Mid-Ohio. “I’m really looking forward to the new challenge and…

Eleventh at Daytona

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship curtain-raiser didn’t take off as Mario Farnbacher and his team Magnus with Archangel had hoped. After tyre damage and technical problems, the Acura driver and his teammates Andy Lally, John Potter and Spencer Pumpelly had to settle with eleventh place at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. “Of course, we…

Farnbacher kicks off season in Daytona

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins its 2021 season from 27 to 31 January. The traditional curtain-raiser to the US sportscar season is the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where Mario Farnbacher will be in action for Magnus with Archangel in the Acura NSX GT3 Evo. The 28-year-old will be joining up with John Potter,…

Bitter South African finale

Mario Farnbacher and Team Honda Racing played a dominant role at the Kyalami 9 Hour – the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge from 10 to 12 December. However, after the Honda NSX GT3 Evo’s pole and countless kilometers in the lead, a thunderstorm during the final hour denied the driver trio its victory….

Season finale in South Africa

Mario Farnbacher’s 2020 season comes to an end with the Intercontinental GT Challenge in South Africa. From 10 to 12 December, the 28-year-old will be competing in the Kyalami 9 Hour for Team Honda Racing with Renger van der Zande and Bertrand Baguette. The trio intends to successfully finish the season with a top…

Title fight goes into the final round

It’s time for the title showdown in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. On 14 November, GTD championship leaders Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry will compete in the endurance classic that is the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The Acura duo enjoy a seven-point advantage in the standings, so the mission is clear: secure…

Championship lead regained

Back to the top of the standings! Thanks to the second triumph of the season, Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry lead the GTD class. A sovereign start-finish victory ensured a maximum point haul for the Meyer Shank Racing duo in Laguna Seca and it now ranks first in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with…

Ninth after powerful Spa performance

From 22 to 25 October, Mario Farnbacher took part in one of the season’s highlights – the legendary 24 Hours of Spa. Due to difficult and permanently changing conditions, this round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge was a tough one. Renger van der Zande, Dane Cameron and the 28-year-old fought together for Team Honda…

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