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Mazda News

Mazda Unveils 2016 MX-5 Cup Car

Yesterday at SEMA, we watched Mazda pull the sheet from their new Miata racer.

Mazda Shootout Finalists Announced

Eight amateur drivers have been chosen as finalists to join the professional racing ranks.

New Miata Specifications Released

Mazda has released the specifications for the 2016 MX-5. Click here to see what to expect.

Get the VIP Treatment at the Mitty

Give the gift of motorsports this Valentine's Day. VIP packages are still available for the Classic Motorsports Mitty.

Production Begins on All New MX-5

Mazda is starting to crank them out in Japan.

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Mazda articles

Restoration & Renovation: Trash to Treasure

Refurbish That Rat in Just One Weekend

Shop Work: Student Drivers

Using motorsports to improve the next generation of drivers.

Buyer's Guides: Mazda Miata

Classic Motoring in a Modern & Reliable Package

Shop Work: 20 Fuel Sippers We'd Gladly Drive

What if we told you that there's a bunch of fuel-efficient vehicles out there that are actually fun to drive?

Shop Work: Your Mileage May Vary

Our Smiles-Per-Gallon Shootout Asks Whether It’s Possible to Combine Fuel Economy With Performance

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Mazda project cars

1991 Miata

We bought the World's Grossest Miata for all of $1200. For that price, it ran and drove fine, but looked (and smelled) pretty bad.

1992 Miata

This 1992 Miata has been with Grassroots Motorsports since 1998. It’s a keeper. 

1992 STS2 Miata

Andy Hollis chronicles his STS2 Miata build.

1994 Miata Turbo

The fastest Miata in our fleet.

2008 Mazdaspeed3

Our 2008 Mazdaspeed3 leaves little to be desired, but that doesn't mean we can't do some fine-tuning.

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Mazda project car updates

How to sort a rebuilt race car | Project Endurance Race Miata

We’d upgraded the safety gear in our LFX-swapped Miata, which meant it was finally time for the fun part: track testing.

We’ve written at length …

How to easily give a race car a livery | Project Endurance Race Miata

We’ve been hard at work refreshing our Miata endurance racer, swapping in a more powerful engine, stronger brakes, beefier suspension and more. Now it’s finally time to make …

Is our Garage Rescue Miata faster than the reigning $2000 Challenge champion? | Garage Rescue Miata

There it was, sitting on grid just a few spaces away from us: Chris Brake and the Bradley-bodied, Ford Panther-chassised creation that took top honors at last year’s $2000 Challenge. …

What’s your favorite autocross worker assignment? | Garage Rescue Miata

Starter? Grid? Novice instructor?

During this past weekend’s event with the Martin Sports Car Club, we got to work the waiver station.

Where has this been all …

Do you really need competition-grade lug nuts? | Garage Rescue Miata

Does it matter what lug nuts you run? After all, they only secure your wheels to the car, right?

When we converted our BMW M3 from wheel bolts …

Mazda Forum Topics

Today's GRM visitor
Idle oscillation at 1700-1900rpm
Thinking About Spec Racing
Mazda3 Engine Noise
Miata master Switch - ABS to Non ABS
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Mazda Readers' Rides

Aug 17, 2021 by Keith Tanner
Mazda Miata rally special

Built from a bare shell for the Targa Newfoundland rally. The engine is bored and stroked and runs 11.5:1 compression. The suspension was built for as much travel as possible …

Aug 17, 2021 by pjr300
1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE

Ultra clean example of the best of the 1st GEn RX-7 models. Factory provided the larger 13B engine, fuel injection and a larger fuel pump, and a reworked suspension. I …

Aug 17, 2021 by racerdave600
Mazda '91 BRG Miata

My '91 BRG Miata, otherwise known as my current daily driver. It still needs a little body work and paint (caught in a hail storm...argg), but the rest is coming …

Aug 17, 2021 by Wowak
1991 Mazda Miata #91STS2

1991 British Racing Green #3716 of 4000, Yellow stripe, yellow wheels, KYB AGX adjustable shocks, Racing Beat solid front swaybar, Falken Azenis RT615, OBX 4-2-1 header, cone filter, Moss "Cobra" …

Aug 17, 2021 by Keith Tanner
1995 Mazda Targa Miata rally special

Built from a bare shell for the Targa Newfoundland rally. Back then, it ran a bored and stroked, 11.5:1 compression engine with a complex home-built header. The suspension was built …

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