2014

Winning a National Championship is one thing. It may be even better when it’s a complete surprise when you get into impound. Jason Kohler had just that experience at the NASA National Championship at Miller Motorsports Park last September. Competing in a Miata in the Performance Touring E class, he thought he was chasing the […]”

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The Formula Car Challenge, which features three classes of Mazda-powered formula car racing in several regional series across the country, announced the schedule for its premier West Coast series and National Championship event at Sonoma Raceway. The series will race at Portland International Raceway, Thunderhill Raceway Park, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and a variety of […]”

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Michael Whelden loves Sonoma Raceway. To begin with, it’s his home track – between his hometown of Sausalito and his current residence in Napa, he’s lived 30 minutes away from the circuit in California’s Wine Country most his life. “I have a couple thousand miles there now,” he says. “The sweeping hills make that track […]”

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It was billed as the ultimate grudge match – dealers vs. factory guys in identically prepared Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Diesels over 25 hours. “I don’t think any factory is crazy enough to come up with a challenge like this, other than Mazda,” says Taz Harvey, driver of the No. 55 Mazda6 for the dealers and one […]”

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Much of the country is still digging out from tough winter weather, with more likely to come before spring arrives. So it’s no wonder that many SCCA Club Racers head to Florida in January for some warm sunshine and a jump on the racing season, many coming from as far away as Canada for the […]”

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During the course of any given racing championship, there will be many champions. But only one can claim to be the first, and in the case of the Rocky Mountain/Central Division of the Teen Mazda Challenge, that person is Zac Munro. Munro bookended the season with wins in the series within NASA Spec Miata races […]”

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Joel Miller has won a few championships on his way up the motorsports ladder, beginning with a whole bunch of karting championships titles. Those include the IKF Junior Division North American championship in 2001, the Stars of Karting North American ICA championship and the 2007 SuperKarts USA SuperNationals Championship. That same year he also won […]”

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Mazda has long believed in promoting from within, including filling those rare ‘factory team’ driver slots. Mazda Motorsports will put some familiar faces in the driver’s seats of its pair of factory-backed SKYACTIV Technology-powered prototypes in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The four drivers who delivered nine race wins and the 2013 Grand-Am GX […]”

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BFGoodrich┬« Tires Becomes Presenting Sponsor January 3, 2014 (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) Since 2006, the Mazda MX-5 Cup has produced some of the closest races in all of motorsports. As a part of the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Ladder, the series has been a springboard for young drivers looking to move up. It is also a destination series […]”

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