Spec MX-5 Challenge Announces $65,000 In Regular Season Prizes

News, Racing I By Luciana D'Andretta I February 21, 2018

The Spec MX-5 Challenge regular season starts in about 3 weeks at Virginia International Raceway, with the eastern region kickoff. That will be followed by the start of the central region regular season with events at NCM Motorsports Park and Circuit of The Americas. The series has announced that $65,000 of prize money will be available at each 2-race event weekend:

  • 1st place in each race: $1,000 cash
  • 2nd place in each race: $500 cash
  • 3rd place in each race: $250 cash
  • Hard Charger in each race: $500 in Winding Road Racing credits
  • Spirit of Spec MX-5 award at each event: $1,000 in Winding Road Racing credits
  • Best Social Media award at each event: $1,000 in Winding Road Racing credits

The ten regular season events will lead to a combined championship event at Road Atlanta where the top prize is a $100,000 scholarship to advance on Mazda's road racing ladder. Also up for grabs at Road Atlanta will be an invitation to the Mazda Road To 24 Shootout, which has a similar $100,000 prize. So, two people will exit the championship weekend very happy.

In all, $265,000 in prizes are available to Spec MX-5 Challenge competitors. With a full arrive & drive season cost of $45k, many drivers have said the series is a strong value. If you are interested in competing in the series, either full or partial season, officials tell us that there are a few seats left. Contact the central region: [email protected] or the eastern region: [email protected].

More information is here: www.specmx-5.com

Tags:

The Guide to Road Racing: Winding Road Magazine's ultimate guide to getting your start in racing.

Table of Contents

Related Articles

Minima, L1 blockchain, Powers The World’s First On-Chain Race Data Logger for McLaren GT4 Supercar at Spa

Minima has partnered with data acquisition platform Influx to provide integrated data capture for the world’s most prestigious race teams LONDON, June 12, 2024 – Minima, a…

June 12, 2024
Bridgestone Recognized as Top Global Supplier by General Motors

Bridgestone was named as one of General Motors’ top global suppliers of 2023, marking the company’s ninth consecutive and 22nd overall recognition for this award. Bridgestone…

May 23, 2024
Kia EV3 Delivers Elevated Electric SUV Experience for All With Innovative Technology And Advanced Design Beyond Its Class

Kia EV3 brings innovative technology of brand’s flagship EV9 SUV to set new standards in the compact EV SUV segment Bold, progressive exterior with innovative,…

May 23, 2024
Adamastor Introduces the FURIA, the First Portuguese Supercar

PORTO, Portugal, May 14, 2024 – The history of the Portuguese car industry is filled with good examples of the significance of Portuguese entrepreneurship, the desire to…

May 14, 2024
More Than Equal Launches Driver Development Programme With First Female Cohort

Talented young female drivers from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Slovakia and the United Kingdom will join the inaugural cohort LONDON, MAY 14, 2024: More…

May 14, 2024

EMAIL SIGN UP

Get the latest driving and racing news straight to your inbox.

no thanks

Begin typing your search above and press return to search.