|Legendary Drummer Nigel Olsson Named Pace Car Driver for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
| ||MONTEREY, Calif. June 7, 2016 – Legendary musician Nigel Olsson, a driving force behind the music of superstar entertainer Elton John since the 1970s, has been named a pace car driver for the 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion featuring BMW during its 100th anniversary.
Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Aug. 18-21, is the largest event held during the famed Monterey Classic Car Week, and is the only event where cars are doing what t...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS SCCA RUNOFFS RECAP|
|• Mazda Racers Shine at Racing's Biggest Club Event|
October 13, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) — Mazda club racers added five more championships to the cumulative Mazda tally at the 51st annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs this past weekend. Making this years' competition even sweeter for the Mazda racers was the venue, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
'Having the SCCA Runoffs at our home track was a very special time for everyone at Mazda,' said John Doonan, director of Mazda Mot...[Read more...]
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS: MONTEREY RECAP|
|• MX-5 Podium Sweep Highlights Weekend|
May 4, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) – The only thing better than racing at Mazda Raceway, is winning at Mazda Raceway. Thanks to outstanding performances by Freedom Autosport and CJ Wilson Racing, it was a Mazda MX-5 Miata 1-2-3 podium sweep in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner race this weekend. The win moves Mazda into the lead in the manufacturers' championship points chase.
For Freedom Autosport, it was their fourth ...[Read more...]
|MAZDA JOINS FORCES WITH IMSA AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNER|
| ||• Two-Car Prototype Entry, Event Sponsorship Part of Three-Year Partnership|
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2014) – Mazda has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence throughout the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Mazda is fielding a two-car prototype effort utilizing its latest SKYACTIV-technology in the TUDOR Championship, and will have multiple teams racing Mazda MX-5s in the Contin...[Read more...]
|SKEER LOOKING TO FORGE HIS OWN PATH TO SUCCESS IN MAZDA MX-5 CUP|
|Elliott Skeer is looking to put his own stamp on the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Championship in 2013. The Vista, Calif. driver is hoping his sophomore season will mirror the success of his former C.J. Wilson Racing, Mazda MX-5 Cup teammate, Stevan McAleer, from last year.
McAleer, of Scotland, took home the series championship in 2012, scoring eight podiums, including three wins. Using the finishing positions of the Scot as a measuring stick, Skeer is off to a better start in 2013.
Skeer dr...[Read more...]|