Motorsports

AUSTIN, Texas (March 1, 2016) – Twenty-four Mazda race cars are ready for the season opening rounds of the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, on March 3-5. Independent Mazda racers will be challenging for drivers championships in the Touring...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Three winning drivers at the 32nd annual CARQUEST Auto Parts National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals rode to victory Feb. 26-28 on DENSO spark plugs. Jason Line, Randi Lyn Shipp and Brad Pierce finished first in their classes during the second weekend of the 2016 NHRA...
Long Beach, Calif. – February 24, 2016 – Formula DRIFT presented by Blackvue has renewed their relationship with Evergreen Speedway for three years extending into 2018. Since 2005, the venue has hosted the Series in the Pacific Northwest. “Formula DRIFT’s priority has been to establish a foundation...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – In the debut weekend of its re-entry into National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) racing, DENSO lent a competitive edge to Greg Anderson, Dan Fletcher and Steve Williams, each winning his class at the 56th annual Circle K Winternationals over Presidents’ Day weekend. Equipped with...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – In the debut weekend of its re-entry into National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) racing, DENSO lent a competitive edge to Greg Anderson, Dan Fletcher and Steve Williams, each winning his class at the 56th annual Circle K Winternationals over Presidents’ Day weekend. Equipped with...
IRVINE, Calif. (February 16, 2016) – Mazda announced the 2016 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires schedule today, following the series’ tradition of racing at iconic race tracks on major race weekends. The 2016 schedule includes one new venue and the return of a...
IRVINE, Calif. (December 7, 2015) – Mazda chose to debut four of the new 2016 Global MX-5 Cup cars in the always-brutal NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill race, equal to 33 1/3 45-minute Battery Tender MX-5 Cup races, far in excess of a normal race season.  After 25 hours, or almost 8,000 combined miles...
SONOMA, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2015) – Sonoma Raceway will host one of the world’s most unique endurance races this weekend, as the 24 Hours of LeMons hosts its season finale on the wine country road course, Dec. 5-6. Put away any notions of sleek-bodied, turbo-charged, million dollar pieces of...
Long Beach, Calif. – November 4, 2015 – Formula DRIFT has announced the 2016 schedule of events. The schedule includes World Championship, Pro Championship, and PRO 2 events. In addition, both Formula DRIFT Japan and the inaugural Formula DRIFT Canada will have their own respective four event...
SONOMA, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Sonoma Raceway. The 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals will be held July 29-31, 2016, an event that is a tradition-rich...

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