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2014-03-13 12:21:26

New Entry Point for the Mazda SportsCar Racing Academy SEBRING, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda announced the latest addition to its driver development program with a partnership with iRacing. Mazda Motorsports has more than 9,000 club racers in the U.S., most of who race MX-5 Miatas. iRacing has more than 50,000 members worldwide, many who have 'virtually raced' a Mazda MX-5 Cup car. This newly formed partnership enables the best iRacing online racers in North America...

2014-03-07 08:20:39

Students at Middleton High Experience Automakers New R.A.C.E. Program TAMPA, Fla., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 students at Tampa's Middleton High School participated in Mazda's R.A.C.E. program earlier this week. The program, Racing Accelerates Creative Education (R.A.C.E), is designed to encourage the nation's middle- and high-school students to consider studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/LA78945-a The...

2014-03-03 12:22:24

Students at Tampa's Middleton High to Experience Automaker's New R.A.C.E. Program TAMPA, Fla., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Mazda takes its new Racing Accelerates Creative Education (R.A.C.E.) educational program that demonstrates...

2014-01-13 16:20:45

Students in DeLand, Florida, will be first to experience Mazda's R.A.C.E. Program DELAND, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda today announced the introduction of its new Racing Accelerates Creative Education (R.A.C.E.) program. This national program, designed to motivate and engage the next generation of STEM superstars, launches on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in DeLand, Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131205/MM28870LOGO) The engineering based automotive company...

2013-11-20 16:20:41

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonet Mobile, the first internet-based telematics and applications service platform provider for the automotive transportation industry, today announced it will be deploying its wireless connectivity technology to Mazda Motorsports for the 2014 race season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/SF20709LOGO) Mazda Motorsports will equip its fleet with Autonet's in-car Wi-Fi technology to gain seamless, wireless in-motion connectivity,...

2013-11-14 08:24:03

Mazda Motorsports Announces Return to Elite Racing Prototype Program IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At Mazda, "Never Stop Challenging" isn't just a catchphrase, it's a company maxim. After nearly two years of planning, Mazda Motorsports will field a pair of factory-backed SKYACTIV-D Smart Diesel-powered racecars in the top Prototype Class for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC), beginning with the Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 25-26, 2014. This is a...

2013-11-04 12:20:38

Public Service Advertisement Contest Calls on High School and College Students to Develop Distracted Driving Videos to Target Their Peers WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS) and the Ad Council opened their Project Yellow Light contest to high school and college students nationwide. The goal is to challenge students to create a short video...

2013-10-01 12:22:24

Multiple Grand-Am Honors for Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After closing out a dynamic 2013 Rolex Grand-Am GX season with nine-straight wins, the Mazda Motorsports team proceeded to New York City for the annual post-season awards celebration. Mazda teams and racers received multiple awards and recognitions during the Grand-Am awards gala, highlighted by Mazda winning the 2013 Grand-Am GX Manufacturers Championship. (Photo:...

2013-06-17 16:20:15

-- Mid-Ohio Win is Third Grand-Am GX Class Victory for New Mazda6 -- IRVINE, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First came Road Atlanta, then Detroit, now Mid-Ohio. The difference this time was that it was the team owner's car taking the checkered flag with Sylvain Tremblay and Tom Long scoring the win. Long had won the pole position and the team led the bulk of the race. Similar to the races in Georgia and Michigan, it was a three-way battle for most of the race with a Porsche...

2013-06-01 20:20:03

-- Visit Florida Racing Mazda6 Takes Motown Grand-Am GX Win -- DETROIT, June 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The breakthrough victory was just a few weeks ago at Road Atlanta. Now, the Mazda team backed it up with another win, this time in the Motor City. Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez drove the #00 Visit Florida Racing SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Mazda6 to the GRAND-AM GX class win. Miller made the pass for the win after a late race yellow. (Photo:...