|START YOUR ENGINES: YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES 2014 MOTORSPORTS LINEUP• Tire maker will compete in Global Rallycross, sports cars, off-road racing and defend its drifting title|
FULLERTON, CA (March 10, 2014) – Building upon its success in 2013 – which included capturing a championship in drifting and winning the Trophy Truck class at the HDRA South Point Vegas 250 race – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is gearing up for the 2014 motorsports season. 'It's a new year and we are fielding another strong racing lineup,' said Duane Sampson, YTC manager,....
|PATRÓN ENDURANCE CUP HEADS SOUTH TO SEBRING RACEWAY: TOGETHER AFTER 17 YEARS DAYTONA, SEBRING ON SAME SCHEDULEFast Facts|
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Next Race: Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida
The Place: Sebring International Raceway
The Date: Saturday, March 15
The Time: 10:15 a.m. (ET)
TV: FOX Sports 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ET); 1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., IMSA.com
Race Length: 12 Hours
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge
Next Race: Sebring 200
The Place: Sebring International Raceway
The Date: Friday, March 14
The Time: 1....
|MAZDA SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY SETS RECORDS IN FEBRUARY- Mazda Celebrates Grand Opening of All-New Production Facility in Salamanca, Mexico -|
IRVINE, Calif. (March 3, 2014) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported February U.S. sales of 24,431 vehicles, representing a decrease of 2.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through February are down 6.7 percent versus last year, with 43,155 vehicles sold.
Key February sales notes:
◾Mazda's SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY accounted for 83.2 percent of all vehicle sales du....
|GLOBAL PRODUCTION OF MAZDA3 REACHES FOUR MILLION UNITS◾Ten years and seven months after production of the original Mazda3 began in June 2003|
HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that cumulative production of the Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan) reached four million units on January 22, 2014. The landmark figure was achieved in just ten years and seven months after production of the first-generation model commenced in June 2003. No other Mazda model has reached the milestone as quickly. The Mazda3 is one of the core....
|TANNER FOUST CONFIRMS 2014 COMPETITION DATES• Rockstar Energy Drink driver aims for U.S. title, returns to international racing|
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 25, 2014) - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust will be racing for Volkswagen's first Global Rallycross title in 2014. He will also campaign a select season of events on the new FIA World Rallycross Championship.
'My competition focus for the 2014 season is Global Rallycross,' said Foust, adding: 'I'm looking forward to being able to run some international ....
|THREE CANDIDATES NAMED FOR 20TH GORSLINE SCHOLARSHIPROCHESTER, N.Y. (Feb. 21, 2014) - Three of auto racing's rising stars under the age of 21 who have already demonstrated their talents on North American race tracks for at least a dozen years are candidates for the 20th Gorsline Scholarship in 2014.|
The Gorsline Scholarship is presented by Gorsline Company of Rochester, N.Y., the leader in high-risk motorsports insurance. It recognizes aspiring drivers and presents a program that provides tools that will assist these drivers in developi....
|ENTRIES AVAILABLE NOW FOR EXCITING 2014 ASTON MARTIN GT4 CHALLENGE OF NORTH AMERICAPETALUMA, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2014) - Entries are available for the inaugural season of the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America, the most exciting new motorsports series to launch for sportsman drivers that will set new standards for competitive equipment, races at iconic facilities, event amenities and fun.|
The Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America is a seven-event, multi-round series that competes on some of the finest road courses in North America and is filled with the p....
|2014 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 NAMED 'BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY' BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT◾Mazda Vehicles Ranked First in Compact, Minivan Categories|
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 - The 2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda5 were today named to U.S. News & World Report's annual list of 'Best Cars for the Money.' The redesigned Mazda3 topped the Compact Car category while the award-winning Mazda5 outshined its competitors in the Minivan segment - for the third year in a row.
'We are honored to receive this latest distinction from U.S. News & World Report,' said Jim O'Sullivan, presi....
|MAZDA LAUNCHES MAZDA MX-5 25TH ANNIVERSARY WEBSITEHIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation launched the Mazda MX-5 25th Anniversary website at 0:00 (Japan Standard Time) on Monday, February 10, 2014.|
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the debut of the Mazda MX-5 (known as Roadster in Japan), the website aims to deepen the bond between Mazda and its customers all over the world and express gratitude for the support the model has received over the years. The website will be gradually updated to provide information on the past, present and f....
|MAZDA ANNOUNCES 2014 GOLD CUP CERTIFIED DEALERSHIPSIRVINE, Calif. ( February 7, 2014) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) is proud to announce the winning dealerships of the 2014 Mazda Gold Cup award. This is the highest honor a dealer can receive from Mazda for their dedication to new vehicle sales and customer satisfaction.|
Dealers qualify for Gold Cup certification by meeting rigorous Mazda sales loyalty goals, customer satisfaction requirements, maintaining a quality dealership image, and ensuring their sales and service sta....
|THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS! WORLD CAR AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCEDFebruary 11, 2014|
The countdown has begun for the 2014 World Car Awards (the WCAs) prize-giving ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and Bridgestone Corporation on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Winners of the 2014 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be declared at this time.
The World Car Awards and the New York International Automobile Show earlier this year announced a ....
|ALL-NEW 2014 MAZDA3 NAMED 'BEST COMPACT CAR' BY MOTORWEEKCHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 - The redesigned 2014 Mazda3 was today named the 'Best Compact Car' by MotorWeek during a press conference held at the Chicago Auto Show honoring its 2014 Drivers' Choice Award winners. All-new from sketch to sheet metal, this third-generation Mazda3 features the game-changing elements of the SKYACTIV®1 TECHNOLOGY engineering philosophy and the brawny swagger of the KODO 'Soul of Motion' design language. Mazda3 also features all-new technology with the debut of MAZ....|
|MAZDA MX-5 MIATA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF EXHILARATION◾Celebrate the World's Best-Selling Two-Seat Roadster on Twitter with hashtag #MX5Turns25|
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 - On February 9, 1989, the world was introduced to the all-new Mazda MX-5 Miata at the Chicago Auto Show. A few months later, it was named as one of the five 'World's Best Cars' by Road & Track and never looked back.
Twenty-five years later, MX-5 has racked up more than 200 awards and sold more than 920,000 worldwide as of December 2013, making it the Guinness Book of Worl....
|Continental Tire and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Continue Successful PartnershipTire Company is Title Sponsor of Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda |
MONTEREY, Calif., February 6, 2014 – As road racing fans prepare for the inaugural running of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship May 2-4 at the world-renowned race track, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Continental Tire agree to continue the successful partnership they began in 2011.
The highlight of the Continental Tire Grand Prix Monterey, powered by Mazda is the new TUDOR United SportsCar....
|VOLKSWAGEN ENTERS RALLYCROSS WITH THE BEETLE AND ANDRETTI AUTOSPORTThe Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team will run a 560-plus-horsepower, all-wheel-drive GRC Beetle in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series|
• Team will compete initially with European rallycross-prepared Polo
• Drivers will be 2011 and 2012 GRC champion Tanner Foust and ex-F1 and NASCAR star Scott Speed
• Definitive GRC Beetle will debut at the Summer X Games in Austin, TX
Chicago, IL — Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Andretti Sports Marketing today announced the details of its 2014....