|14 RUN GROUPS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION|
|Celebrating Two Diamond Jubilees
MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 -- The 14 historic race car run groups are set for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 17-20, 2017 as owners, drivers and enthusiasts now begin focusing their sights on applying for the limited 550-grid field that will be accepted to compete.
Returning to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion for the first time since 2013 are the remarkable Formula Juniors that ran between 1958 and 1963. Celebratin...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA RACEWAY TO WELCOME LONG-LOST MAZDA RACER|
|- Using history to inspire the future, Mazda returns iconic 767B racecar to the track -
IRVINE, Calif. (August 9, 2016) – Earlier this year Mazda celebrated the 25th anniversary of its 1991 Le Mans win in the iconic green and orange Mazda 787B. While the 787B is the crown jewel of Mazda's global vintage racecar collection, there were others that paved the way. One such car was the Mazda 767B which competed at Le Mans in 1989.
Now, 27 years later, after a two-year restoration...[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...]|
|More Than 500 Historic Race Cars Accepted for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|Largest Field of Corvettes Ever Entered
The field for this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is taking shape as 533 historic race cars have been initially accepted for the August 16-18 event. The Governing Committee has the option of accepting an additional 17 cars to complete the grid for the annual race at Mazda Raceway Laquna Seca.
'What a joyous moment it is to get the notification that my car and I have been accepted to the event,' said Pen Pendelton of Los Angeles, C...[Read more...]|
|Firestone Returns As Presenting Sponsor of RRDC Evening With Brian Redman in Long Beach|
|The Firestone brand will return as presenting sponsor of the Road Racing Drivers Club's fifth annual West Coast banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders. This year, on Thursday, April 18, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the 'RRDC Evening with Brian Redman presented by Firestone' will highlight the career of one of the sport's most popular, talented and successful race-car drivers. This is the Firestone brand's fourth straight year as a supporter of the...[Read more...]|