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Championship remains open

For a long time, Mario Farnbacher and Meyer Shank Racing were steering towards another top result at the Petit Le Mans. Unfortunately, a collision two and a half hours before the finish, threw the Acura driver and his teammates Matt McMurry and Shinya Michimi back to tenth place. After eight rounds of the IMSA…

Hopes dashed for next podium

The seventh IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race was scheduled for 10 October at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. At first, things looked good for a podium by Mario Farnbacher and Meyer Shank Racing, but after a collision they only reached seventh place. However, 200 points are still enough to keep Farnbacher and teammate Matt McMurry…

Intercontinental GT Challenge podium success

The Intercontinental GT Challenge has returned and Mario Farnbacher gets to celebrate his next podium success: Together with Renger van der Zande and Dane Cameron, the Franconian secured a third at the Indianapolis 8 Hour, which also meant clinching the first podium finish for the Team Honda Racing. „Many thanks go to my team…

Fighting spirit leads to fifth place

A tough race, close duels and an enthralling final phase: It was a real rollercoaster ride for Mario Farnbacher at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship performance in Ohio. In the end, the Franconian and teammate Matt McMurry secured a fifth place and defended their championship lead in the GTD class. “The result is rather…

Travelling to Mid-Ohio on a high

Mario Farnbacher has reached the midway point of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with five races completed and five remaining in the 2020 season. The next stop for the Franconian and his teammate Matt McMurry is Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. After four podiums in as many races, the championship-leaders from Meyer Shank Racing will…

Season’s first victory for Farnbacher

After three consecutive podium finishes, Mario Farnbacher can celebrate the first victory of the season. Together with Matt McMurry and Shinya Michimi, the 28-year-old stood on the top step of the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta rostrum. Meyer Shank Racing drivers Farnbacher and McMurry have extended their championship lead to twelve points. “I’m just so…

In the lead to Georgia

The fifth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta is the next stop on Mario Farnbacher’s calendar. Extending their points lead is declared aim of the Franconian and teammate Matt McMurry. After three consecutive podiums, the Meyer Shank Racing duo are three points clear of second place. “I’m…

Mario Farnbacher takes championship lead

The latest round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship was packed full of excitement and intrigue. Once again Virginia International Raceway delivered wheel-to-wheel racing and race-long battles for the podium, with Mario Farnbacher in the midst of the action. Thanks to an outstanding overtaking manoeuvre in the closing stages, the 28-year-old finished second and assumed the championship lead.

Second consecutive podium finish

Mario Farnbacher and Meyer Shank Racing can’t complain about a lack of race action at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s fourth round. Chaotic weather conditions forced the Franconian and Matt McMurry to demonstrate all their skills on the Road America, in order to secure their second place. Wisconsin offered everything from bright sunshine to…