Champion autocrosser travels the country to compete, always seeking to improve her craft There are those who seem to hit that right combination of having fun and taking motorsports seriously. Yes, it’s supposed to be fun – why do it if it’s not? But winning is also nice. Deana Kelley seems to have found the […]
The 2017 SCCA Runoffs will be one for the ages. With almost 1,000 entries across 28 classes, many records will be eclipsed. Among the entries are approximately 300 Mazda-powered race cars, more than any other brand competing. Since 1977, Mazda racers have won 91 SCCA Runoffs Championships.
It’s no longer $75,000 to win at the 2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge. Racers now have another 10,000 reasons to enter. MX-5 Cup partners PAGID Racing and BFGoodrich Tires are each sponsoring $5,000 prizes, so the winner could now pick up a total of $85,000.
Patrick Gallagher earns $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship. His McCumbee-McAleer Racing teammate Robert Stout earned third place in the championship and the Rookie-of-the-Year (RoY) honors for $50,000.