Tag Archive: Patrick Gallagher

Oct 15

Patrick Gallagher wins Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge and $75,000 Prize 

Over 150 passes in 90 minutes of racing as field fought for $120,000 payout

AN5Q3208Already having collected a $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 scholarship  for his 2017 Battery Tender Mazda Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Championship, Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) added a cool $75,000 bonus to his year by winning the Mazda MX-5 Cup Global Challenge at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires: 2017 Awards Recap 

Patrick Gallagher earns $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires 2017 Awards Recap The 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires featured passing.  Lots of passing.  In 12 races, there were over 2,000 passes for position.  It also featured awards.  Big awards.  $200,000 for the champion and $50,000 for the rookie-of-the-year being the most lucrative.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Sep 03

Patrick Gallagher secures $200,000 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires Championship

Todd Lamb scores Race 2 win as Robert Stout takes $50,000 Rookie points lead

Todd Lamb scores Race 2 win as Robert Stout takes $50,000 Rookie points leadBattery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires staged two thrilling races at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. With 15 lead changes among seven drivers, over 400 passes for position, some mid-race rain, two different race winners, and the crowning of a new champion, the penultimate weekend of the championship season was an unforgettable one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Patrick Gallagher on Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup pole at Watkins Glen

Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) moved closer to his goal in Friday’s qualifying session

MX5 CupWorking to make his $200,000 dream championship a reality, Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires points leader Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) moved closer to his goal in Friday’s qualifying session as he locked in pole position for both of Saturday’s 45-minute races at Watkins Glen International.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Patrick Gallagher dominates Second Day of Mazda MX-5 Cup on Streets of Toronto

Extends Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires advantage

Patrick Gallagher dominates Second Day of Mazda MX-5 Cup on Streets of TorontoPatrick Gallagher led Round 8 of the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires from flag to flag on Sunday. He was chased to the finish line by series rookie Matt Cresci (No. 51 Slipstream Performance/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship) who finished second, followed by Nathanial Sparks (No. 8 Sick Sideways Racing/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Nathanial Sparks takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory at Road America

Patrick Gallagher maintains points lead for the $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Nathanial Sparks takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory at Road AmericaFor the second time in as many races, it came down to a last lap drag race to the Road America finish line in another thrilling round of Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires action on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Last lap pass to take fourth win in five races and extends points lead chasing $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Patrick Gallagher scores Road America Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory by .0263-second

Patrick Gallagher scores Road America Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory by .0263-secondDuring a radio interview earlier in the day, Patrick Gallagher predicted that it would take a last lap pass to capture the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires victory this weekend at Road America.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

Patrick Gallagher returns to Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Victory Lane in Indianapolis

Points leader grows his advantage as he gets to kiss the bricks with his dad on Father’s Day weekend

Patrick Gallagher returns to Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Victory Lane in IndianapolisRacing on a warm midwestern summer day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the drivers in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires impressed with a hard fought race on Saturday that featured another close finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Gallagher sweeps Barber weekend with race 2 victory  

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Launches 2017 with two great races

Having come up just a few points shy of a Mazda MX-5 Cup  championship earlier in his career, Patrick Gallagher knows that every point matters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Gallagher wins Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires race 1 in Alabama

Barber Motorsports Park

MX5 CupA one lap shootout to the checkered flag saw Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing)  emerge with the first race win of the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season on Saturday as he crossed the Barber Motorsports Park finish line just over a half second clear of Mark Drennan (No. 5 Winding Road Racing).

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