ROAR NOTEBOOK: Hinchcliffe Returns To Rolex 24; Jani Remains Fast

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James Hinchcliffe, a man known for four IndyCar Series victories and a runner-up effort in last year’s “Dancing with the Stars” competition, is back in the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the fifth time, trying to embellish his resume as part of Mazda Motorsports’ two-car effort.

IMSA: Mazda Climbing Back to the Top; Regaining WeatherTech Championship Form

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Richard Dole/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Mazda isn’t used to losing, but that’s what has been happening for the past two seasons in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In 2012, Mazda was third of eight manufacturers in Grand-Am’s GT series, with two wins and seven podium finishes. In 2011, one win, …

IMSA: Pigot & Devlin Added to Mazda Motorsports’ Prototype Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona

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IRVINE, Calif. – official team release — Indy Lights photo — Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot will join the Mazda Prototype team for the Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway, the team announced on Wednesday. Veteran sports car racer Ben Devlin will also enter the fold for the third consecutive year. The 22-year-old Pigot is the first driver to win four Mazda development …

SCCA: iRacer Glenn McGee Announced as Winner of Mazda Road to 24 Shootout

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BEDFORD, Mass. – official team release — Mazda photo — Mazda Motorsports has named Glenn McGee the winner of last week’s Mazda Road to 24 Shootout. McGee, of Tampa, Fla., will receive a scholarship valued at $100,000 to race in the 2016 Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup. McGee, along with Richard Eklund, qualified for the event at Carolina Motorsports Park …