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High commitment, low yield

Mario Farnbacher and Gradient Racing began the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season’s first race on 29 January. Instead of achieving the hoped-for top result in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the team had to make do with a 13th place in the GTD category. Technical defects dashed the Franconian and his teammates’ chances of…

In confident mood ahead of Indianapolis

It’s finally time for Mario Farnbacher to compete again in the Intercontinental GT Challenge, almost one year since his last appearance in the series. On 17 October, Farnbacher will be making his first appearance in the series in 2021 at the Indianapolis 8 Hour event. “I’m really looking forward to the race,” said Farnbacher….

Disappointing result in Long Beach

Anticipation was high, but so was the disappointment after the race weekend. For the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round in Long Beach, Mario Farnbacher once again took the start with Matt McMurry at his side. The duo, who secured the GTD class title in 2020, finished eleventh after a difficult race. “I was really…

More bad luck for Mario Farnbacher

No points at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen: Mario Farnbacher and his teammate Jeff Kingsley first had to battle a lack of experience and then technical issues. The duo’s streak of bad luck should come to an end at Lime Rock Park. “We were on the back foot from the…

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…