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04/11/2014 - Front Row Start for Shank Racing Curb / Agajanian at Long Beach 
Long Beach, Calif. (11 April 2014) –  Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian will start the Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase from the front row in Saturday’s 100-minute TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race through the streets of Long Beach. Ozz Negri was tabbed to qualify the No. 60 AERO Paint Ford Ecoboost Riley during Friday’s 15-minute qualifying session and posted a quick time of 1:15.366-seconds which was just .041-seconds shy of the pole time.
04/08/2014 - Shank Racing Set For Sprint on the Streets of Long Beach 
Pataskala, Ohio - After staging the longest races of the year, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will make a significant change in both scene and format this weekend as everything moves to a sprint mindset for Saturday’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase on the streets of Long Beach, California.
03/15/2014 - Need for Speed Race Wrap 
Sebring, Fla. - On one of the toughest days of racing there is, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian fought back to take a lead-lap finish in the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Saturday. Drivers John Pew, Ozz Negri, and Justin Wilson teamed to deliver strong and consistent performances in a race that saw a record 11 caution periods. 
03/14/2014 - MSR Ready to Run at Sebring (video) 
Sebring, Fla. - With a reputation as one of the toughest tracks on the continent, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian is prepared to put in the hard work at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday as the team is set to debut in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. 
02/13/2014 - Justin Wilson Joins MSR with Curb/Agajanian at Sebring 
Pataskala, Ohio - Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian will bring a set of familiar and fast faces when the team makes its debut competition appearance at Sebring International Raceway next month, as Justin Wilson will return to race with the squad alongside full season pilots John Pew and Ozz Negri in the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring on March 15. 
01/26/2014 - Michael Shank Racing Takes the Ecoboost to the Finish in Rolex 24 at Daytona
Daytona Beach, Fla. –  There was no shortage of effort, but the effort fell short of expectations for Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian as the team completed 599 laps of the Daytona International Speedway in the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona this weekend. Drivers John Pew, Ozz Negri, Justin Wilson and AJ Allmendinger were hoping to match their 2012 result in the race with an encore victory as the new IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship opened this weekend. But after a mechanical setback during the overnight hours, the Michael Shank Racing #nevergiveup attitude was put into play as the team delivered the Ford EcoBoost its first-ever finish in the world-class endurance event.
01/20/2014 - Complete Michael Shank Racing Info for the Rolex 24  
Pataskala, Ohio –  Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian is packed and ready to go for the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. The race marks the first-ever IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event as the next era in sportscar racing launches with the blue riband event at Daytona International Speedway.
01/04/2014 - Michael Shank Racing / CURB Set for Rolex 24 with Pew, Negri, Wilson and Allmendinger
Daytona Beach, Fla. - Building on a successful history together, team owner Mike Shank has assembled a list of familiar names to work together as he looks to return to victory lane at Daytona.  The 2014 edition of the classic race will mark a dramatic new launch into a new era for sports car racing, with the first-ever IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event set to make history. New class regulations, a new Ford EcoBoost power plant, and a bevy of new competition will be on hand as the stakes have been raised and the next chapter of sports car racing is written. 
12/09/2013 - John and Ozz Ready for 2014 Campaign with Michael Shank Racing 
Pataskala, Ohio - Michael Shank Racing is pleased to confirm the return of John Pew and Ozz Negri to the team for the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The duo will share the driving duties in the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford EcoBoost Riley in the inaugural season of the all-new TUDOR Championship, which will launch with the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 25-6.
11/20/2013 - Michael Shank Racing Completes Successful Daytona Test
Daytona Beach, Fla. - Michael Shank Racing was back in action at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday as the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship held its first official test ahead of the 2014 season.
11/16/2013 - Michael Shank Racing Daytona-Bound for IMSA Test
Pataskala, Ohio –  Just weeks after setting multiple records at the track, Michael Shank Racing will return to Daytona International Speedway next week as the team takes its first official steps in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in testing on Tuesday and Wednesday.
09/28/2013 - Shank Racing Returns to Podium at Lime Rock Park
Lakeville, CT - The No. 60 “Fans of MSR” Ford-Riley of John Pew and Ozz Negri came home sixth as the team celebrated the close of its ninth consecutive season of GRAND-AM competition. The 60, which carried the names of hundreds of Michael Shank Racing fans on the side of the Ford-Riley, opened from ninth on the grid after Pew qualified the car in the cold morning qualifying session.
09/24/2013 - Shank Racing Set for Series Finale at Lime Rock Park
Pataskala, Ohio. – The GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will end an era at Lime Rock Park this weekend as GRAND-AM stages its final race of the year as well as the final GRAND-AM event before the start of the new, merged United SportsCar Championship next year. Michael Shank Racing will look to close out the 2013 season on a high note on Saturday as the two-car team targets two positive results in its return to the 1.5-mile Connecticut circuit.
09/17/2013 - Starworks Debuts LMPC Program at COTA
It is an important step for Starworks who entered the history books in 2012 by becoming the first LMP2 Champions in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the first North American team to win an FIA World Championship in 46 years...
09/08/2013 - Hard-Fought Double Top Ten for MSR in Monterey
Monterey, Calif. - Michael Shank Racing returned to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca—the site of the team’s first-ever two-car Daytona Prototype entry—and brought home two top-10 finishes in Round 11 of the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series championship on Sunday.
08/29/2013 -AERO Delivers Retro Livery for Michael Shank Racing
MSR No. 60 Car Painted with Liquid Metal Orange and Black AERO Advance Paint
Columbus, OH - We are proud to unveil the newest AERO Advanced Paint Appliqué Technology livery for Michael Shank Racing’s No. 60 Ford-Riley Daytona Prototype, driven by John Pew (USA) and Oswaldo Negri, Jr. (BRA). Michael Shank Racing utilizes AERO not only to enhance aesthetic value to live and television audiences, but also in order to gain a competitive advantage in weight, protection, durability, and aerodynamics.
08/17/2013 - Pew & Negri Take Podium in Kansas
Kansas City, Kan. - Michael Shank Racing experienced the highs and lows of racing this weekend as GRAND-AM made a debut appearance at the Kansas Speedway. The team 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.
08/14/2013 - Michael Shank Racing Kansas Bound in Search of Rolex Series Glory
Pataskala, Ohio - Michael Shank Racing will look for a storybook finish this weekend as the Ohio-based team travels west to Kansas Speedway for Round 10 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series championship on Saturday. The Shank squad will field the No. 6 Tuvacol/AERO Ford-Riley driven by Gustavo Yacaman and Justin Wilson, as well as returning to action with the No. 60 “Red Ruby” Riley powered by Ford, piloted by the “Wizard of Ozz” Negri and John Pew.
08/10/2013 - Michael Shank Racing Finishes Fifth and Six at Road America
Elkhart Lake, Wis. - Michael Shank Racing returned to Road America looking to once again step up to the podium at the legendary track, but despite a strong group effort, didn’t find the edge needed to score a big result on the tricky four-mile road course.