15.10.2020: The shut and aggressive racing that has grow to be a trademark of World Mazda MX-5 Cup offered by BFGoodrich Tires® competitors is headed for a brand new sanctioning dwelling and a few of North Americas most prestigious street racing occasion weekends in 2021.
The shut and aggressive racing that has grow to be a trademark of World Mazda MX-5 Cup offered by BFGoodrich Tires® competitors is headed for a brand new sanctioning dwelling and a few of North America’s most prestigious street racing occasion weekends in 2021.
After cautious analysis, Mazda Motorsports has chosen the Worldwide Motor Sports activities Affiliation (IMSA) because the sanctioning physique companion for the World Mazda MX-5 Cup Sequence. The championship is ready to rejoice its fifteenth season in 2021.
“For Mazda, our core mission is to uplift folks, and one of many methods we do that’s via motorsports,” Director of Mazda Motorsports Nelson Cosgrove stated. “Our long-term alliance with IMSA has confirmed we share enthusiasm for sportscar racing and dedication to uplift our groups and followers. Including the World Mazda MX-5 Cup Sequence to the IMSA occasion schedule will enable these followers to realize a deeper understanding of the model.”
The World Mazda MX-5 Cup Sequence is the signature spec collection for the Mazda Street to 24 (#MRT24). Mazda-powered grassroots champions earn a Mazda scholarship to advance their profession. The World Mazda MX-5 Cup champion earns a $200,000 scholarship.
The combination of World Mazda MX-5 Cup into the IMSA occasions guarantees to supply race followers with the chance to see the Mazda Street to 24 in motion. The primary alternative to do this will probably be as a part of 59th Rolex 24 At Daytona occasion weekend that opens the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season on Jan. 28-31, 2021.
The 2021 World Mazda MX-5 Cup season will finish as a part of one other iconic endurance racing weekend, at Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta alongside the WeatherTech Championship’s annual Motul Petit…