Contingency and other benefits await Mazda racers at the NASA Championships this weekend
National Auto Sport Association’s Championships held at Daytona International Speedway is fast approach and with it, five-figure continency awards, parts and technical support, and SWAG from Mazda Motorsports.
Mazda Motorsports’ technical lead Josh Smith, business development manager David Cook and Steve Strickland will be on hand with a parts trailer, Mazda Motorsports t-shirts and jackets, and hospitality set-up. (Due to COVID-19, Mazda Motorsports will not host a lunch or dinner gathering this year.)
Mazda Motorsports continues its support of NASA racers with a strong contingency program. Up to $9,000 per class (except Time Trials, PFM, FM and F2.0) is up for grabs in contingency money. $4,000 will go to the winner, down to $750 for fifth-place Mazda finishers.
NASA’s Teen Mazda Challenge (TMC), a focus of Mazda’s, continues to grow for a variety of reasons. The overall support Mazda gives to the racers is unmatched. Among the support is a $5,000 Teen Mazda Challenge champion’s award, which is in addition to the standard payouts outlined above. For the highest finishing TMC driver who finishes in the top 10 and beats at least three other TMC drivers, he or she will earn $2,000 + $3,150 in parts support if used on Spec MX-5 parts ($1,050 in value if used on non-Spec MX-5 parts). If the overall Spec Miata winner is a TMC driver, he or she would earn $6,000 + up to $3,150 in parts support.
To help Mazda racers earn these awards, Mazda Motorsports offers regional champions a tow fund of up to $500 to compete at NASA Championships.
For Time Trial competitors, first place can earn $600 in parts support, with payouts extending to fifth place for $150 in parts support.
For more on Mazda’s contingency awards, visit here.