Tag Archive: Mazda

Sep 23

2017 Mazda MX-5 Cup Champion Patrick Gallagher closes out season with Eighth win

Robert Stout takes $50,000 rookie of the year prize at season finale

Patrick Gallagher put his stamp on the 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season as the champion scored his eighth victory on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Patrick Gallagher scores Seventh Global Mazda MX-5 Cup victory  

Stout takes key podium in Rookie battle to move closer to $50,000 Mazda prize

DC0U9699After falling back in the pack at the start of the race, 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires champion Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) edged his friend and former roommate Robby Foley (No. 54 Hooverspeed) for the victory by all of .510-seconds on Friday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Acura unveils new Daytona Prototype international Race Car for 2018 WeatherTech Championship

Make room, Cadillac, Nissan and Mazda. There’s a newcomer in the Daytona Prototype international (DPi) ranks.

Acura’s new ARX-05 DPi car was officially unveiled today at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, California as part of Monterey Car Week festivities. Two ARX-05s – which stands for Acura Racing eXperimental, generation 5 – will be fielded in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class by Team Penske, in a new partnership with Acura Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Mazda Team Joest set for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut

Mazda Motorsports announced the creation of “Mazda Team Joest”

2017-07-07_8344One of the most successful teams in endurance sports car racing is returning to IMSA competition in a big way next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 21

The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Mazda adds Marino Franchitti to driver lineup at Sebring

Franchitti will join the No. 70 Castrol Edge/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P alongside full-time drivers Tom Long and Joel Miller. In the No. 55 Soul Red Mazda, IndyCar driver Spencer Pigot will join the full-time duo of Tristan Nunez and Jonathan Bomarito for the sixth time. Mazda has earned 13 class wins at Sebring, but is seeking a first overall victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

2017 Montreal International Auto Show (+photos)

The latest

Dany FlageoleFlagworld.com was at the Montreal International Auto Show and we invited you to read more about it and look at our photo albums.

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Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Mazda unveils new Daytona Prototype international Race Car for WeatherTech Championship Prototype Class

“This new DPi race car reaffirms Mazda’s longstanding commitment to IMSA and the WeatherTech Championship” – Scott Atherton

During a standing room only news conference today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda confirmed a two-car Daytona Prototype international (DPi) program and unveiled its new race car, which will compete full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class beginning in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic drivers set for Mazda Shootout

Ryan Norman, John McCusker and Peter Portante earned tickets through Formula Race Promotions

Formula Race Promotions logo Drivers representing Formula Race Promotions’ (FRP) F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series have stamped their tickets to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Honda, Mazda pace opening practice for WeatherTech Championship

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Honda and Mazda led Thursday’s opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions at Road Atlanta, preparing for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (FOX Sports GO, FS1, Live, 11 a.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Norman earns spot at Mazda Shootout

The winner will receive a $200,000 reward to join the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in 2017

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda With his drive at New Jersey Motorsports Park to win the 2016 Atlantic Championship Series title, K-Hill Motorsports driver Ryan Norman has earned himself a spot at the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Mazda perseveres to First WeatherTech Championship podium finish in Detroit

Giving Mazda its first podium finish in the Prototype class

It was a good news-bad news weekend for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mazda Prototype two-car team at the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers at Belle Isle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Chevrolet dominance at Detroit challenged by Honda, Mazda in Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

Round 5 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Undefeated in four races at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park, the Corvette DPs enter Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers as a favorite to win Round 5 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Mazda Motorsports, Jonathan Bomarito looking for home track advantage

DC/Miller Motorsport looks for third PC victory of 2016

There’s no place like home for Jonathan Bomarito. The native of Monterey, California will be looking to carry Mazda Motorsports’ momentum from the recent race at Long Beach to a strong finish in Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Apr 22

Mazda returns to sharp end of WeatherTech Championship Prototype field

The Zoom Zoom Is Back In Play

Mazda isn’t used to losing, but that’s what has been happening for the past two seasons in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Jan 25

Months of preparation led to near-seamless engine change for Mazda

No. 55 & 70 Prototypes aiming for wins in 2016

2015-09-17-2721 Moving to a gasoline-fueled MZ-2.0T engine paid immediate dividends for Mazda Motorsports. The two-car team posted the third- and fifth-fastest times in the Prototype class at the recent Roar Before the Rolex 24, and is now in a position to challenge for the victory in the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Keyvan Andres Sweeps VIR Practice

In second for the day was Keith Grant

Formula Atlantic logo Top times for Atlantic Championship Series practice at VIR consisted of Keyvan Andres with the fast time of 1:44.086 that he put down during practice session two. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

IMSA News and Notes: Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda

Titles on the line at Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Canadian Garett Grist Dominates at Lucas Oil Raceway for First Win

Fellow countryman Scott Hargrove finished second

Pro Mazda - Garett Grist For the second time in two weeks in the Indianapolis area, a young Canadian scored his first victory in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

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May 01

Over $350,000 for CTCC competitors in 2014

“We’re very lucky, and extremely grateful, to have our partners investing in the teams” – John Bondar

CTCC logo The 2014 edition of the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire is gearing up to be the most financially rewarding season for the competitors in the eight year history of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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