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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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Mazda MX5s turn up heat in -30 degree ice race

Racing open top MX-5s on a frozen lake in -30 degree temperatures. DAVID HOOPER drives for Mazda’s Team UK in Sweden against teams from across Europe. David Hooper (third from right) with his teammates in Sweden. THE world’s favourite sports car is celebrating its 21st birthday this year – and Mazda Europe chose Sweden as […]

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