Mazda MX-5: 2007 schedule completed

2007 Mazda MX-5 Cup Schedule Complete; Road Atlanta Added TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 17, 2007) -- SCCA Pro Racing announced today the completion of the 2007 SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by Hankook schedule with the addition of a...

2007 Mazda MX-5 Cup Schedule Complete; Road Atlanta Added

TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 17, 2007) -- SCCA Pro Racing announced today the completion of the 2007 SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by Hankook schedule with the addition of a round at Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Ga.

Following the season opener on the streets of Houston, Texas, MX-5 Cup teams will travel eastward to Road Atlanta to be part of The Mitty '07 Presented by Classic Motorsports Magazine and Sponsored by Mazda, April 27-29.

"Historic Sportscar Racing is pleased to host the SCCA Pro Racing MX-5 Cup series at the upcoming Mitty event at Road Atlanta," HSR President Steve Simpson said. "The Mitty '07 Presented by Classic Motorsports Magazine and Sponsored by Mazda, is one of the largest historic racing events in North America. This year will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Mitty and will feature a Grand IMSA reunion.

"As Japanese sports cars, and especially Mazda, have a great tradition in sportscar racing in North America and a large presence in the classic years of IMSA, we are excited to include the prominent Mazda MX-5 Cup series at this year's Mitty. We look forward to this exciting event and greatly appreciate the support of Mazda."

The addition of the Road Atlanta date brings the Mazda MX-5 Cup schedule to a full eight rounds.

<pre> 2007 SCCA SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mazda MX-5 Cup Present by Hankook Schedule

Date            Venue                                                   With
April 21-22     Streets of Houston, Houston, Texas                      ALMS/Champ Car
April 28-29     Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga.                            HSR
May 19-20       Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, Calif.             Grand Am
June 9-10       Portland International Raceway, Portland, Ore.          Champ Car
June 23-24      Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland, Ohio (doubleheader)  Champ Car
Aug. 18-19      Le Circuit du Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada            Grand Am
Sept. 14-15     Miller Motorsports Park, Toole, Utah                    Grand Am

-credit: scca pro racing

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