Posts Tagged ‘MX5 Cup’

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Millville, N.J. (October 11, 2020) – After missing a win by 0.0009-second in Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Race One at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP), Gresham Wagner (No. 5 Spark Performance) took the Race Two win comfortably on Sunday. Michael Carter (No. 08 Carter Racing Enterprises) finished second and reclaimed the points lead as he […]

LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 25, 2020) – Robert Noaker (No. 13 Robert Noaker Racing/Slipstream Performance) continued his winning ways at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires Round Seven victory on Friday. He held off a late charge from Michael Carter (No. 08 Carter Racing Enterprises) to take his […]

LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 12, 2020) – After a heartbreaking doubleheader at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week, Gresham Wagner (No. 5 Spark Performance) proved he was meant to be at the front of the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires field on Saturday. Wagner lead every lap in Round Five at Mid-Ohio Sports Car […]