|MAZDA SHOOTOUT FINALISTS ANNOUNCED|
|October 23, 2013 (IRVINE, Calif) The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing. Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks. The $75,000 prize funds a drive in the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Cup. Eighteen racers were semi-finalists, having met the eligibility criteria for 2013, each having won a recognized championship over a minimum number of competitors. Now, after each made a formal written business proposal, the field has...[Read more...]|
|DEAN DEFENDS HIS MAZDA MX-5 CORONADO TITLE|
|NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2013) – John Dean, of Sebring, Fla., notched his first SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup win of the season, as the checkered flag marked the end of Round Nine of 12 in 2013. Championship leader Christian Szymczak, of Palos Verdes, Calif., finished second, ahead of Elliott Skeer, of Carlsbad, Calif., who came home third.
The 35-lap race, which averaged 80.132 mph, was slowed by one caution period that lasted three laps. The yellow flag was brought ou...[Read more...]|
|U.S. Dot, Mazda Motorsports, The Ad Council, And Noys Announce Winners Of 2013 Project Yellow Light Video Contest|
| ||As part of Global Youth Traffic Safety MonthTM , the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, the Ad Council and the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) announced the six high school and college winners of their second annual Project Yellow Light scholarship contest. 'One Text or Call Could Wreck It All,' was the theme of this year's contest. Entrants were asked to develop and produce a short video that would depict for their peers the dangers of risky mobile behavi...[Read more...]|
|A MAD MARCH FOR MAZDA MOTORSPORTS|
| ||-- 15 Races in Seven Series at Three Race Tracks in Two States in One Month --
March 1, 2013 (IRVINE, Calif.) Mazda is ramping up the 2013 professional racing season with their usual hectic month of March, starting with races on March 1st in Austin, Texas, before two busy weekends in Florida. For Mazda, racing is not just a single series, but the majority of all sports car and open wheel road-racing classes in North America. 2013 highlights on the professional level will include:
|MAZDA CONTINUES AS THE GRASSROOTS MOTORSPORTS SUPPORTER|
| ||• Total 2012 Payouts Exceed $2 Million|
March 1, 2013 (IRVINE, Calif.). For the past decade Mazda has used the tagline of 'on any given weekend, more Mazdas are road-raced than any other brand.' It could just as easily been, 'on any given weekday, Mazda offers more prize money to grassroots road-racers than any other car company.'
Mazda pays winning racers, competing with a Mazda or Mazda-powered racecar, in approved Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and the National Auto Sports...[Read more...]