Posts Tagged ‘MX5 Cup’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 26, 2022) – Starting from seventh on the grid at his favorite track, Selin Rollan (No. 87 Hixon Motor Sports) kept his nose clean and his brakes cool to win his first Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires race of the season. He was followed closely across the line by […]

IRVINE, CA (October 25, 2021) – Mazda Motorsports has announced the recipients of its three Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires scholarships. The selections followed two days of on and off-track evaluation at Sebring International Raceway. The competition began with 12 drivers for the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup scholarship award. Drivers were judged […]

Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout Finalists Announced     October 8, 2021 – Mazda Motorsports has announced the 12 racers who will vie for three scholarships worth a combined $260,000 to go toward competing in the 2022 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires.   To add to the top scholarship valued at $110,000, two $75,000 […]

BFGoodrich® Tires is proud to be the presenting partner and official tire of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup.  The BFGoodrich Garage is happy to tell the story of Flis Performance the exclusive builder of cars for the Mazda owned championship sanctioned by IMSA. Click on image to be re-directed to feature story. Photos courtesy Mazda […]

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 24, 2021) – When an early caution slowed the action on the streets of St. Petersburg, Michael Carter (No. 08 Carter Racing Enterprises) thought that his work to pull away from the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires field was all for naught. He didn’t need to worry; when racing […]

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 24, 2021) – The St. Petersburg street course was cruel to many drivers in Round Five of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires, but Selin Rollan (No. 87 Hixon Motor Sports) didn’t put a wheel wrong and was first to the checkered flag. He was followed across the finish […]

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 […]