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Mazda MX5. Britcar, Silverstone.

Mazda MX-5 Britcar race at Silverstone International

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda UK race team at the Silverstone International Circuit to race MX-5s in the Britcar Production Sports Car Class against faster, more powerful opposition. A COOL dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. When I arrived at […]

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Mazda UK MX-5′s test at Silverstone for Britcar races

After the Friday test sessions, DAVID HOOPER reports on the Mazda UK race team’s first day on Silverstone’s International Circuit in their MX-5s. A COOL but thankfully dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. After what seemed like an endless drive […]

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Mazda MX-5s racing at Silverstone

Mazda MX-5 Britcar racers tune Silverstone tactics

THE Mazda UK race team is planning its strategy and fine-tuning its tactics as it makes its final preparations for two of its Mazda MX-5 Britcar racecars to return to the track in the Britcar Production Sportscar Series at Silverstone this coming weekend. The two 130mph MX-5s are based closely on the soft-top Mazda MX-5 […]

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Mazda MX-5s are back on track and ready to race at Silverstone

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda race team for a test day at Donington Park – but will he make the grade to race in the Britcar Championship at Silverstone on May 11? THE last time I donned my crash helmet in anger at the wheel of an open-topped MX-5 Racing car, it was -30 degrees. […]

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Toyota to enter new GT-86 in Britcar 24-hour

TOYOTA is returning to the race track in September for one of Britain’s most challenging motorsport events – the Britcar 24 Hours. The company will be entering a race-prepared version of its new Toyota GT-86 car in the Production Class of the Silverstone event. Famous for its exploits in the British Touring Car Championship with […]

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A strong Britcar season for Mazda’s MX-5 GT car

Mazda’s MX-5 GT car finished the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship season on a high at Brands Hatch with a race pace that placed it ahead of rivals Porsche, Ferrari, Lotus, Ginetta and Marcos. Finishing fifth overall and second in class from 21 competitors, the MX-5 GT car was only beaten in its class by […]

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Flying in to tackle Britcar 24 hours

The team is hoping it’s third time lucky. NOT ones to shirk a challenge, a four-man team of Toyota fans are planning to tackle the Britcar 24 hours. Billed as the UK’s toughest race, they are hoping for a spot of giant-killing in a supercharged MR2 Roadster. And they’re not content to win their class, […]

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MX-5 is a sporting cracker – whatever the weather!

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: MAZDA MX-5 As Mazda’s MX-5 comes of age this year, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains why this little two-seater has become the world’s favourite sports car. Fun for two – the MX-5 is a fabulous little sports car. I KNOW it’s hard to believe, but Mazda’s MX-5 is celebrating its 21st […]

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