With the second leg of the GRAND-AM Rolex Race Car Series just around the corner, teams have begun testing their machines in order to smoothen out odd niggles and worries. Michael Shank Racing is one of those who are waiting for the start of the second leg in order to test their new machine.
The team suffered a big blow at the recently concluded Watkins Glen event when their No. 6 Ford/Riley was engulfed in flames at the end of the day’s racing. The freak fire accident damaged the car making if unfit for the Mid-Ohio race. The new car was put to the test on Putman Park with satisfactory results.
According Brian Frisselle, the test was successful and the team was raring to go. However, the team suffered a minor hiccup when the steering rack malfunctioned. The engineers got down to business and the malfunctioning unit was corrected to everybody’s [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers.
- Written by John Lavit