The first race for the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge on the Circuit of The Americas saw the home team in a close battle but in the end Stevan McAleer and Marc Miller drove the #5 Mazda to the ST class victory.
No. 99 Gainsco team wins at home track after double stinting on Continentals. Turner Motorsports sweeps GS and GT wins on Continental Tires. CJ Wilson Racing claims first Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series win with the No. 5 Mazda MX-5.
McAleer, Miller lead CJ Wilson Racing to 1st ST class victory at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
At the Rolex Series Grand-Am new venue, Jon Fogarty added to his series pole record at the Circuit Of The Americas. Ferrari drivers Alessandro Balzan and Max Papis take 1-2 in GT session. Chad McCumbee captures his first pole in CTSCC qualifying.
Dr. Don Panoz makes a switch on the DeltaWing project. He is taking the chassis in-house powered by Mazda. The new generation DeltaWing will be on the grid at Sebring.
Andrew Carbonell and Rhett O’Doski were the co-drivers responsible for the solid finish in the No. 26 Mazda MX-5.
The all new #70 Mazda SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel GX Racecar was retired from the with an undiagnosed smoking problem.
Scott Pruett, Clint Bowyer, Ryan Dalziel. Max Angelelli and other Grand-Am drivers comment on the first three hours of the annual round-the-clock race.
Ryan Ellis would hold the lead for the first few laps before his Mazda experiencing some overheating issues.
New car, engine, fuel, teams, and drivers join Mazda and SpeedSource at Daytona
First career GS pole for Buford; Ellis takes top spot in ST on last-lap flier
Young Florida-based drivers Tristan Nunez, Spencer Pigot, and Tristan Vautier lead the way from SpeedSource Race Engineering VISITFLORIDA.com team.
Ellis and co-driver Pombo will run the the full the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge ST championship in their I-Moto #30 MazdaSpeed3.
Marino and fellow Mazda do-drivers regroup for the 2013 Rolex 24
Mazda initially announced the build of its SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine during the 2012 Le Mans race. The engine will be housed in their sporty Mazda6 with its first race in January at the Rolex 24 of Daytona.
The new Mazda6 will be the first diesel powered vehicle of any type to complete in the Rolex 24