|MAZDA WAVES GREEN FLAG ON 2016 GLOBAL MX-5 CUP RACING SERIES|
|November 4, 2014 (LAS VEGAS) – The Mazda MX-5 Miata is the best-selling roadster in history, and the most road-raced car in the world. With the recent unveiling of the fourth generation MX-5, the most frequently asked question is 'Where will it race?' Mazda gave the first part of that answer at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas today, as the company announced that the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be raced in a new Global Cup series, in North Amer...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS & BFGOODRICH® TIRES: CELEBRATING DECADES OF SUCCESS|
| ||May 1, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) — In 1984, Mazda, BFGoodrich®Tires and Jim Busby Racing teamed up to score an historic class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car, a Lola T-616, was powered by a Mazda 13B rotary engine and shod with experimental BFGoodrich T/A™ Radial street tires. The drivers were John Morton, John O'Steen and Yoshami Katayama, and between them, they brought home a real David vs Goliath win in the C-2 class. It was also just one of many great collaborations between Maz...[Read more...]|
|Dates Confirmed for 2014 SCCA Runoffs at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca|
| ||MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2013 — Officials from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Sports Car Club of America confirmed today the dates of the 2014 SCCA National Championship Runoffs®, October 6-12, 2014. The event's historic return to the West Coast was announced in July.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will become the seventh track to host the National Championship event in the Runoffs' 50-year history, and marks the return of the Runoffs to the West Coast for the first time since the now-cl...[Read more...]|
|MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP NAMES MAZDA OFFICIAL CAR OF SCCA|
| ||Sports Car Club of America and Mazda North American Operations have announced a multi-year partnership that names Mazda the Official Car of SCCA through 2015.
Mazda Director of Motorsports John Doonan and SCCA Vice President, Marketing and Communications Eric Prill made the announcement on Tuesday morning during the Mazda Motorsports pre-season media day at the company's headquarters in Irvine.
Mazda will be utilized as the official pace car at key SCCA events, including the SCCA National ...[Read more...]|
|And Then There Were Three - Meet the Playboy MX-5 Cup Title Contenders|
|With the final two races of the season this week at Road Atlanta, the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup championship has come down to three drivers, with a fourth still mathematically in contention.
The man in the driver's seat for the Mazda-funded ride higher up the development ladder next season is Stevan McAleer, who began his rookie season wondering if he had the resources for a full season in the No. 28 Blue Mercury Capital/Numerix MX-5. Two wins and seven podium finishes has kept ...[Read more...]|