In total, Mazda racers have earned 16 of 18 podium positions in the TCA class and are leading the drivers, team, and manufacturers championships after six of 12 races.
This marks a third consecutive top-three finish for Mazda on street circuits, dating back to this event last season. The sister car, the No. 55 Soul Red Mazda, finished fifth with drivers Jonathan Bomarito and Tristan Nunez.
After a best-ever finish on the streets of Long Beach, the Mazda Prototype team will attempt to improve on that third-place tally this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Independent Mazda racers will be challenging for drivers’ championships in the Touring Car (TC), Touring Car A (TCA) and Touring Car B (TCB) classes.
This coming weekend will see Cresci make his professional race debut in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires.
Times are good for the Mazda Road to Indy (#MRTI), the most comprehensive open-wheel racing development program in the world.
The two-car Mazda Prototype team will compete in the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix, Saturday at 1:05 p.m. The race can be seen live on FOX-TV, beginning at 1:00 pm Pacific Time / 4:00 pm Eastern Time.
Mazda Motorsports introduced the MX-5 Global Cup race car in 2014 as nature intended: as an open-top roadster. Now, those who compete in series that require a hardtop have a factory-approved option, as today Mazda Motorsports has confirmed pricing and availability for the track-only, removable MX-5 Cup hardtop.
Each of the six Mazda Prototype drivers hope to add another prominent highlight to their driving history this weekend.
Anthony Martin and Oliver Askew, two Mazda driver development scholarship winners, will race with Cape Motorsports for the 2017 season in the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires.
Aaron Telitz will compete in the 2017 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series with the Belardi Auto Racing team, driving the No. 9 car in Mazda’s iconic Soul Red livery.
The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
The 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona featured thrilling finishes in three of the four classes of race cars competing in the race.
The dynamic and beautiful Mazda RT24-P will make its race debut this weekend at the 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Mazda Motorsports has earned the reputation for the most supportive company in grassroots road racing. Part of that reputation was earned by Mazda paying for performance, namely cash payout to club racers across the country.