David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/28/16 11:22 a.m.
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Big news from the people behind the Mazda MX-5 Cup: Starting in 2017, the series will be sanctioned by Indycar. That means that the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires will share four of its six race weekends with the Verizon IndyCar Series. More details can be found …

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drdisque
drdisque HalfDork
10/30/16 10:14 p.m.

Who, technically, is the promoter of this series? Is it a self-contained entity sponsored by Battery Tender, Mazda, and BFG?

John Brown
John Brown GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/31/16 8:26 a.m.

I've said this elsewhere but it's nice that Americas most popular form of auto racing can be paired with an almost unknown like IndyCar.

WildScotsRacing
WildScotsRacing HalfDork
10/31/16 9:14 a.m.

This new Cup car was running at Hallett this weekend. HOLEEEE CRAP it was fast!!!

My granddaughter insisted on getting a closer look. I guess the family is raising her right!

captdownshift
captdownshift GRM+ Memberand UberDork
10/31/16 11:43 a.m.

I'm surprised Indy didn't opt for SM racing as opposed to the Global MX-5 platform. You know because of the amount of metal to metal contact and all.

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