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The Sanctioning Body Has a Proven Process for Determining Photo Finishes in All Its Series By Mark Robinson Courtesy of IMSA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA added the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires to the portfolio of series that it sanctions and officiates, the sanctioning body was well aware of Mazda MX-5 […]

Giveaway proceeds to support nonprofit focused on sharing care packages with cancer patients.    For the fifth year in a row, Lemons of Love is giving away a fully-built Mazda MX-5 Cup race car for the cost of a $100 ticket, and all proceeds will benefit Lemons of Love.  Each entry ticket is $100 and only 2,500 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn on Saturday, July 24, […]

SEBRING, Fla. (March 19, 2021) – Gresham Wagner (No. 5 Spark Performance) extended his Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires Championship point lead with a win in Round Four at Sebring International Raceway on Friday. Once again, the Mazda MX-5 Cup field put on another fantastic show as Wagner got the better of Michael […]

The 0.001-second margin of victory is the second-closest finish in series history     SEBRING, Fla. (March 18, 2021) – The Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires put on another jaw-dropping show for its Round Three race on Thursday at Sebring International Raceway. The top three drivers, who ran nose-to-tail for the entire 45-minute race, crossed […]

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 29, 2020) – Team communication was key for Michael Carter’s Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires victory at Daytona International Speedway on Friday. A well-timed pass with a full-course yellow on the horizon secured Carter the win in the second race of the double-header season opener.   Carter, the reigning Mazda MX-5 […]

Wagner Takes Victory with Massive Last Lap Draft   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2020) – For the first 41 minutes of the Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires race, the top four cars never traded places and never left each other’s bumpers. But in the final four minutes, it was impossible to predict who […]

January 14, 2021 – The Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires is synonymous with edge-of-your-seat racing, and now fans will have more ways than ever to watch all 630 minutes of the 2021 season.     All 14 Mazda MX-5 Cup races will be streamed live on IMSA.tv and TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold. […]

Noaker dominates final race, but ends up four points short of title   St. Petersburg, Fla. (24 October 2020) – After six Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires event weekends, 12 races, and 314 laps of hard-fought competition, it came down to just a matter of seconds and a handful of points to […]

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 24, 2020) – Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires championship leader Michael Carter (No. 08 Carter Racing Enterprises) grew his advantage with a dominant run to victory in the opening race of a championship double-header at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Saturday. The final race of the 2020 Global Mazda […]

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2020) – The close and competitive racing that has become a hallmark of Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires® competition is headed for a new sanctioning home and some of North America’s most prestigious road racing event weekends in 2021.   After careful evaluation, Mazda Motorsports has selected […]


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