July 2017

Spec Miata racer energized everyone at the track with enthusiasm and positivity There are those who come to the track and no matter what kind of day they are having, the simple joy of racing makes them glad to be there. Often, those people lift everyone’s spirits as well. John Carter was one of those […]

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Eight Mazda drivers among those who garnered the most points in Southeast Conference SCCA U.S. Majors races The Southeast Conference of the 2017 SCCA Majors Championship has wrapped following its last event at Roebling Road Raceway, with eight Mazda drivers earning conference titles – and that includes a spectacularly close Spec Miata battle. Alex Bolanos […]

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Racers from GPfour, Formula Car Challenge and USF2000 are chosen in the first round of the selection process for the TeamUSA Scholarship Ten young drivers, ranging in age from 16 to 23, have been selected as candidates for this year’s Team USA Scholarship, and several of them have Mazda ties. Ultimately, two winners will follow […]

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One week after the excitement of the SCCA Solo Championship Tour, competitors returned to the peaceful valley between the mountains of Packwood, Wash., for the Packwood Tire Rack ProSolo. While windier than the previous weekend, competitors enjoyed the covered grid and impound. In the first round of the Ladies Challenge, Ladies Class 2 winner Meredith […]

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Following the SCCA Championship Tour at the beautiful Hampton Mills in Packwood, WA, SCCA returned for the 9th round of the 2017 ProSolo schedule.

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MX-5 Cup racer stars in her own documentary about her path in motorsports Ashton Harrison went from being a teenager with too many speeding tickets to racing her sophomore season in the Battery Tender® Global MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires, and she has some top-10 finishes to show for it. Now she’s sharing her […]

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Another clean sweep for McCumbee McAleer Racing. Patrick Gallagher led Round 8 of the Battery Tender® Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires from flag to flag on Sunday. He was chased to the finish line by series rookie Matt Cresci (No. 51 Slipstream Performance/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship) who finished second, followed by Nathanial Sparks (No. 8 Sick Sideways Racing/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship).

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Mid-Ohio event had nearly two-dozen entries, with no contact As word spreads about Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s Mazda Miata Heritage Cup for NA Spec Miatas, the entries are growing. The reasons are fairly apparent – good value; great tracks on vintage racing weekends (and the outstanding machinery that goes with it); tight racing; and, perhaps […]

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Mazda’s partners in MX-5 Cup bring their own expertise to ensure a level playing field The appeal of a spec class is that it is spec – all the cars are as identical as possible. Many drivers love the concept because the winner is the person who raced the best, not the one who engineered […]

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The Bristol Championship Tour featured a host of Mazda winners in the first weekend of July Competitors converged on Bristol, Tenn., for four days of Tire Rack SCCA National Solo Competition over Independence Day weekend. Situated between Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway, 265 drivers took to the Tire Rack Championship Tour courses designed by […]

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With only the Runoffs remaining, several drivers hold a commanding lead in the SCCA Super Tour points With the final Hoosier Racing Tire SCCA Super Tour race weekend at Watkins Glen International completed, there are several clear leaders among Mazda racers in the nationwide points chase. While the SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Indianapolis Motor […]

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Six Mazda racers among newly minted titlists as SCCA’s conference wraps up its season The SCCA Western Conference U.S. Majors Tour wrapped up a couple of weeks ago at The Ridge Motorsports Park in Washington, with several Mazda drivers earning conference titles.  Because many of the California drivers didn’t venture that far north, several of […]

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