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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 launches race-inspired special editions

Mazda’s race-inspired limited edition roadster. MAZDA has introduced two new ‘Black Limited Edition’ models which have inspired by its 275bhp Mazda MX-5 GT racing car which is currently competing in the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship. The special editions are a Mazda MX-5 Sport Black and a Mazda2 Black which together bring a darker edge […]

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Vauxhall reaches big milestone

The keys for the 750,000th van are handed over. WORKERS at Vauxhall’s Luton plant have reached a significant milestone, with the 750,000th Vivaro-type van rolling off the production line. In a celebration attended by the workforce and senior management from Vauxhall and Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental, the landmark Vauxhall Vivaro was handed over to Richard […]

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