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ALL-NEW MAZDA MX-5 CUP RACING SCHOOL TO DEBUT NEXT MONTH
Submitted by Berny on Friday, March 16, 2007 - 20:50MazdaSpeed | Mazdaspeed MX-5 | Miata MX-5

-- The first Skip Barber Mazda MX-5 Cup Three Day Racing School is April 27-29 --

SEBRING, Fla. (March 16)
- The Skip Barber Racing School is excited to announce an all-new iteration of its famous three-day competition course. The Skip Barber Mazda MX-5 Cup Three Day Racing School will use Mazda MX-5 race cars built by Skip Barber Racing to the exact same specifications as those raced in the popular SCCA Pro Racing SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mazda MX-5 Cup series.

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MAZDA ANNOUNCES FIRST-IN-INDUSTRY KARTING PARTNERSHIPS
Submitted by Berny on Friday, March 16, 2007 - 20:46Mazda General | MazdaSpeed

-- Automaker commits over $100,000 to grassroots support --

March 16, 2007 (Sebring, FL).
Mazda North American Operations used the annual sportscar racing extravaganza known as Sebring to announce the signing of multi-year contracts with the leading kart racing organizations in the U.S.A. These commitments further expand Mazda’s leadership in grassroots road-racing, and represent the largest ever commitment to karting from an automaker.

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MAZDA CONNECTS THE DOTS FOR NORTH AMERICAN MOTORSPORTS LADDER
Submitted by Berny on Friday, March 16, 2007 - 20:43Mazda General | MazdaSpeed

-- Automaker commits to promoting ladder series champions to next level --

March 16, 2007 (Sebring, FL).
Up-and-coming race drivers have two major challenges: winning on the track, and finding the resources to move up to the next level. Mazda in conjunction with series corporate partners is making the second task significantly easier for this year’s champion drivers. Mazda will provide a next-level, fully-funded ride in a Mazda powered car to the 2007 champions of selected Mazda series.

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MazdaSpeed/Tri-Point Mazda6 Wins SPEED Touring Car Class At Sebring
Submitted by Berny on Friday, March 16, 2007 - 13:22Mazda6 | MazdaSpeed

SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2007) – After going three seasons without a win, Jeff Altenburg of Ellicott City, Md. grabbed his third-career win at Sebring International Raceway. Randy Pobst, of Gainesville, Ga., and Pierre Kleinubing of Coconut Creek, Fla., completed the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car podium, part of the 55th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring.

Through all 18 laps of the 66.6-mile race, Altenburg faced continuous pressure from teammate Pobst and the crowd couldn’t tell where one Mazda began and the other one ended. Despite having a mirror full of his teammate, Altenburg never wavered and crossed the stripe 0.433-second ahead of Pobst, a new event record.

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MazdaSpeed/Tri-Point Engineering Mazda6 with Altenburg Claims First SPEED Touring Car Pole of 2007
Submitted by Berny on Thursday, March 15, 2007 - 14:44Mazda6 | MazdaSpeed

SEBRING, Fla. (March 15, 2007) – Jeff Altenburg, of Ellicott City, Md., will start from the pole for Round One of the 2007 SCCA SPEED Touring Car Championship at Sebring International Raceway. Altenburg will start alongside teammate Randy Pobst, of Gainesville, Ga., making it an all-Mazda front row for the season opener, part of the 55th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring.

Clocking a time of 2:19.951 (95.176 mph) around the 3.7-mile, 17-turn course, Altenburg earned his second-career pole, his first since Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2003. According to Altenburg, the No. 72 Mazdaspeed Motorsports Development Mazda 6 was perfect out of the box.

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B-K Motorsport Lola-Mazda Comes Out of Hiding
Submitted by Berny on Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 18:00MazdaSpeed

Wednesday, 07 March 2007 --- Last weekend B-K Motorsport had its first test laps with the new Lola B07/40 LMP2 car at a very cold and wet Snetterton. The car, which is powered by the brand new Mazda MZR-R four cylinder turbo engine, completed 26 laps in the hands of Ben Devlin. Apart from a few small problems, which are common when driving a new sportscar for the first time, the car ran very well during the day.

Immediately after the test the car was prepared for a long trip overseas and transported to the United States where it will run the Sebring 12 Hours next week. Driving for B-K Motorsports at Sebring will be Jamie Bach, Ben Devlin and Rafael Matos.

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Champ Car World Series Announces Partnership Agreement With Mazda North American Operations
Submitted by Berny on Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 17:44Mazda General | MazdaSpeed

Champ Car World Series Enters Partnership Agreement With Mazda North American Operations

INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2007)
-- The Champ Car World Series today entered an agreement with Mazda North American Operations that will see the famed manufacturer become The Official Vehicle of the Champ Car World Series for 2007.

Mazda will be able to showcase its performance cars as part of the Champ Car Pace Car Program, and will have its trucks, SUVs and crossover vehicles featured as part of the world-renowned Holmatro Safety Team, Champ Car's fast-response safety squad.

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5-time World Challenge Champion, Michael Galati, Joins the Mazda Squad
Submitted by Berny on Monday, March 5, 2007 - 19:08Mazda6 | MazdaSpeed | Mazdaspeed 6

Charlotte, NC Mar 05, 2007 -- Tindol Motorsports announces their driver lineup for the 2007 SPEED World Challenge Series. Returning to the series for his fourth year with Tindol Motorsports is Charles Espenlaub, of Lutz FL, along with returning teammates Charlie Putman, of Mills, WA, and Mary Katharine, of Gulf Stream, FL. The team is also excited and pleased to announce the addition of 5-time World Challenge Champion, Michael Galati, of Olmsted, Ohio.

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MAZDASPEED AND B-K MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES 2007 AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES PLANS
Submitted by Berny on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 - 22:00MazdaSpeed

-- New powertrain and chassis planned for 2007 --

IRVINE, Calif., January 11, 2007
Faced with increased competition in the American LeMans Series LMP2 category, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development and B-K Motorsports today announced they will partner with Advanced Engine Research Ltd (AER) and Lola Cars to develop an all-new Mazda-derived engine and purpose-built chassis for their 2007 championship effort. The goal is to improve on the 2006 result of third place in the American LeMans Series (ALMS) Championship for P2 cars, with an eye on the top step of the podium.

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MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS NAMES DEAN CASE TO MAZDASPEED MOTORSPORTS COMMUNICATIONS POST
Submitted by Berny on Wednesday, December 27, 2006 - 19:22MazdaSpeed

IRVINE, Calif. - Mazda North American Operations today announced the recent appointment of Dean Case to the position of MAZDASPEED Motorsports communications officer. Reporting to Jeremy Barnes, group manager, product communications, Case will serve as the primary media contact for all North American media on issues relating to MAZDASPEED Motorsports activities ranging from production car based programs in SCCA Club Racing, the MX-5 Cup, SCCA SPEED World Challenge as well as open wheel series like Star Mazda and the Champ Car Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda.

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