LONG BEACH , Calif. , April 6, 2006 – As the drivers of the Champ Car Atlantic Championship open the 2006 season on the streets of Long Beach, Calif., this weekend, they’ll all have at least one thing in common: every driver will be propelled down Shoreline Drive by a 300-hp 2.3-liter four-cylinder Mazda MZR engine prepared by Cosworth Engineering and known as the Mazda-Cosworth YDX. Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) recently announced it had entered into a three-year integrated marketing partnership with the Champ Car Atlantic Championship to provide engines and marketing support to the series.
— Racers rejoice: Mazda and SCRAMP relationship to continue through 2011 —
IRVINE, Calif. – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced it has extended its existing contract with the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) and will remain the title sponsor of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for at least five more years. The just-signed contract extends the two organizations’ current relationship through March 2011. The world-famous Monterey, Calif. facility is home to one of the finest natural road-racing courses in the country and has been a mainstay of professional auto and motorcycle racing since 1957. Continue reading “MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA: RACING AHEAD FOR FIVE MORE YEARS”