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MX-5 Cup: Experience Mazda’s Challenger Spirit on the Track

Unlike any other racing event, an Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Race all comes down to the driver. With identical cars on the track, a driver’s connection to the vehicle and their race craft can either set them ahead of the pack — or drastically behind.

How Does a Professional Race Car Driver Stay Fit During Quarantine?

Professional race driver Olivier Pla rode out France's recent lockdown like the rest of his country — but with an even greater drive to get back on the road.

Mazda Drives To Second Place In Rolex 24 At Daytona

Two Mazda RT24-Ps battled over 24 hours of racing at Daytona International Speedway to record the company's best overall finish at the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Mazda Again Captures Daytona Pole Position

For the second straight year, Oliver Jarvis has claimed pole position for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P.
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Mazda Unveils Mazda3 TCR

The Mazda3 TCR will hit the racetrack as part of the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, beginning with the four-hour Endurance Challenge that is part of the Rolex 24 at Daytona weekend of racing on January 26, 2020.
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The Road To Mazda’s IMSA Hat Trick

Winning at Road America may have appeared to be a fairy tale for the drivers, crew and management of Mazda Team Joest, but that story was not yet written during the tense final laps of the Road Race Showcase at Road America on Sunday afternoon.

Mazda Team Joest Doubles Down With Second Straight IMSA Victory

Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez scored their first victory in the Daytona Prototype international class, with their No. 77 Mazda RT24-P crossing the finish line 1.699-seconds ahead of the No. 55 Mazda RT24-P of Jonathan Bomarito and Harry Tincknell.

The Journey to Victory Lane

Not only a victory, but a 1-2 finish at the end of six hours of racing to put an exclamation mark on a dominating weekend for Mazda Team Joest.
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Mazda Dominates In Watkins Glen For Breakthrough IMSA Victory

Mazda Team Joest has won its first Daytona Prototype international race in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, with a dominating run that saw the Soul Red Crystal Mazda RT24-Ps finish first and second at the Sahlen's Six Hours Of The Glen.

Mazda Sets Course Record, Qualifies First at Daytona

Driven by Olly Jarvis, the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P went around the Daytona International Speedway road course faster than any other car in history in Thursday’s qualifying for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Meet The 2018 Mazda Team Joest Drivers

As they head into the 2018 season with their debut at Rolex 24 at Daytona, let’s learn more about these passionate racers piloting the Mazda RT24-P race cars:
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Mazda Team Joest Pushing Harder and Getting Stronger Everyday

Mazda Team Joest recently completed a very successful two-day test session at the Daytona International Speedway.

First Test for Mazda Team Joest a Success

The test was primarily a shakedown for the team to learn how best to work on the Mazda RT24-P car, but it was conducted as if a race victory was on the line.

Mazda and Long Road Racing Build 150th Global MX-5 Cup Racecar

When Mazda introduced the original MX-5 Miata in 1989, the engineers, designers and product planners couldn’t have had an idea just how successful it would become as a racecar.
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Mazda Racer Liam Dwyer Won’t Let Major Surgery Slow Him Down

The pair of surgeries are daunting, but Liam Dwyer draws strength from his relationship with those at Mazda.
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Today’s Mazda Drivers Race Yesterday’s Winning Cars at Reunion

As a company, Mazda believes that driving matters, and racing fans should be able to see and experience these legendary machines in action.

How Mazda and Joest Racing Came Together

Mazda Team Joest has begun testing to prepare for the season which kicks off with the Rolex 24 at Daytona in late January.

On The Money

“I really liked and trusted the NC MX-5,” Charley Lowe said, “so when I went shopping for a race car I didn’t really look for anything else.”

It’s All In The Game

Pro-gamer turned pro-Mazda racing driver Glenn McGee tells Zoom-Zoom about his transition from the virtual world to the real one...
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Matt Cresci’s Plan to Make a Business of Racing

To be successful you need a lot of skill, a little bit of luck and nearly superhuman determination. Cresci has all three, and he’s ready to take on the challenge.
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Mazda Racer: Drifter Kyle Mohan

He’s gone through a 1988 Turbo RX-7, a 2009 RX-8 and now the 2016 MX-5 Miata. He’s certainly a die-hard Mazda guy, for many reasons.
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Father’s Day Mazda Motorsports Style: With Family – At The Track

In the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires paddock at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, many of the racers could not even recall a single race weekend where their dad, and mom, were not present. We gathered up a few of them in Gasoline Alley to hear their thoughts about family and Father’s Day.
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The Family that Races Together Stays Together

Thunderhill is an adventure like no other, but the day-long competition is much more than a bonding exercise. Preparing the racecars by hand and then racing them helps Mazda improve the cars they offer for sale to the public.
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James Hinchcliffe Dances in Step with the Mazda Prototype Team

Popular IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe is back with the Mazda Prototype team for the 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Mazda RT24-P Ushers in a New Era for Mazda Motorsports

The RT24-P prototype race car is not only a 200-mph rocket on wheels, but is also instantly recognizable as a Mazda because of KODO—Soul of Motion design.
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Mazda’s National STEM Education Program Reaches Thousands of Students Each Year

Mazda Motorsports developed a program in 2014 that uses the excitement of Mazda racing to inspire and educate high school students about the various career paths they can choose from by studying the STEM disciplines.

The Driver In All Of Us

We race because it is the ultimate expression of a passion for driving and the race track is the perfect environment to showcase our history of continuous innovation.

Mazda Racers Describe Their Dads In One Word

Since the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires, will be racing on Father's Day, at Road America, we asked a few of the racers to describe their dad in one word.

Mazda Road to Indy

The Mazda Road to Indy is the most comprehensive and successful open-wheel racing driver development program in the world. In the 100th-running of the Indianapolis 500, 24 (of the 33) drivers have graduated from the Mazda Road to Indy.

Mazda’s Commitment to Motorsports

Racing really does improve the breed, and Mazda uses motorsports competition as a laboratory to ensure all of its cars embody the soul of a sports car.
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25 Hours of Team Building with Mazda Motorsports

Mazda employees against Mazda dealers in the longest endurance race in America, the National Auto Sport Association’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
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Racing For Freedom

After witnessing his performances in the 2014 season, Mazda Motorsports offered Dwyer a full ride with the Freedom Autosport team for the 2015 racing season.