Spec MX-5 Challenge, in technical partnership with Mazda Motorsports, proudly announces the ongoing relationship with presenting and tire partner, Toyo Tires, through the 2022 racing season. This comes following two on-track tests with five tire manufacturers, technical partners, Mazda Motorsports, Mazda Motorsports’ factory drivers, and Spec MX-5 Challenge racers in participation.
Following that intensity, we must remember what these experienced and young racers are fighting for. There are $5K scholarships for the five champs leading up to the national championship, in addition to the six-figures on offer during the regular season plus $70K in scholarships at the championship event. As drivers look to make their mark, I promise you we haven’t heard the last of some of the West regions brightest. We expect to see continuous jumps, especially for the top-three.
AUSTIN, August 25, 2021 – Southeast and Northeast racers prepare for the final crossover event weekend of the season. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will host Spec MX-5 Challenge Aug. 28-29, 2021 for three races, with one and two counting towards the championship. With only three event weekends following, racers will be looking to make their mark.
Berg was race one’s big winner after qualifying in third. He fought through his fellow TMC racers Bryson Morris who started P1 and Wyatt Couch in P2. This was Berg’s third victory of the season and in-turn a fierce effort towards a championship run.
The first event of the 22 event Spec MX-5 Challenge regular season took place at Utah Motorsports Campus in Toole, UT. This impressive facility is just outside of Salt Lake City. Positioned in the valley west of the Wasatch mountains, March sports car racing at UMC offers the opportunity for an epic week of skiing, biking and road racing.
Spec MX-5 Challenge kicks off its 22 event (44 race) regular season at Utah Motorsports Campus March 26-28. This event is hosted by NASA Utah.