TUSC: Mazda Adds James Hinchcliffe to Rolex 24 Driver Lineup

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IRVINE, Calif. – official team release – Nick Laham/Getty Images North America photo – Mazda has added James Hinchcliffe to the SKYACTIV Prototype driver lineup for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona. Hinchcliffe, a three-time IndyCar race winner and native of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, will drive for the Mazda factory team for the fourth consecutive year at the 24-hour race. …

INDY LIGHTS: Mazda To Provide Engines For Indy Lights In 2015

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — official series release — Mazda Racing photo — Mazda announced Thursday at the annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show that they will be providing engines for the all-new 2015 Dallara Indy Lights chassis. While most noted for success in sports cars, Mazda has been active in open-wheel, formula-car racing since 1984.  In recent years, that has …

TUSC: Bomarito Returns to Mazda SpeedSource for 2015 TUDOR Championship

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IRVINE, Calif. — official release — Mazda photo — Jonathan Bomarito, a driver with extensive history and success in Mazda-powered open wheel cars and RX-8 sportscars, will return to the Mazda SpeedSource team for the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. From 2010 through 2012, Bomarito amassed 13 podium finishes and four victories with Mazda. His previous stint was also …

PROTOTYPE LITES: Andrew Novich Banks Pole at Road America

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official release — Prototype Lites photo — Andrew Novich of Comprent Motor Sports earned his second pole of the 2014 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda season Friday at Road America. Novich will start on the inside of the front row in round nine of the International Motor Sports Ass’n (IMSA) Development Series race Saturday, …