ROSEMONT, IL, January 15, 2020 — LaSalle Solutions, a division of Fifth Third Bank, National Association (“Fifth Third Bank”), will partner with the Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) team’s No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 at the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. The Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event, is set to go green at 1:35pm ET on Saturday, January 25th.
“LaSalle Solutions is thrilled to once again team up with Meyer Shank Racing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona Speedway,” said Steven Robb, president of the Solutions Group at LaSalle Solutions. “Kicking off 2020 with the LaSalle Solutions brand on the incredible No. 86 AutoNation Acura NSX GT3 is a dream come true. The Rolex 24 is a one-of-a-kind experience that our customers and partners never forget.”
The No. 86 car will be driven by Mario Farnbacher (GER), Matt McMurry (USA), Shinya Michimi (JAP) and Jules Gounon (FR). Meyer Shank Racing, 2019 IMSA GTD Champions, now in its third decade of racing, has earned wins in some of the biggest races in the sport.
“I’m really excited to have LaSalle Solutions back on the No. 86 Acura for the Rolex 24,” said Mike Shank. “The 86 Acura has a really strong lineup this year with Mario who just won the Championship last season. As a team, we will do everything in our power to put LaSalle Solutions on the top of the podium at the end of the 24 hours.”