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Posted On April 29, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Spotlight On

FAQs – 2016 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Car and Series

What is the 2016 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup series?     The next generation 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be raced in a new Global Cup series slated to be held in North America, Europe, and Asia; full details of the Global MX-5 Cup will be announced as they are confirmed. The series will culminate at the end of 2016 with a Global Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, to crown the Global MX-5 Cup overall series champion. A one-day test in Mazda’s top-level TUDOR United SportsCar Championship SKYACTIV prototypeRead More

Posted On April 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater

Throwback Thursday Theater

The Spanish Grand Prix is the next round of the F1 circus and marks the series spring time return to Europe. For this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater we take a look at the first race at the Catalunya circuit with highlights of the 1991 race. Enjoy.Read More
Will Power 2015 IndyCar
1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) F1 The defending World Champion has three wins in four races with the best team in F1. As long as Mercedes can deliver the updates, look for Hamilton to be in the fight. 2. Sebastien Ogier (FRA) WRC Displaying his dominance has been a frequent occurence for the Frenchman in WRC, who opened up 2015 with three wins in the first three rounds of the season and holds a 46-point lead over second place in the standings. 3. Kevin Harvick (USA) NASCAR Sprint Cup The defending SprintRead More

Posted On April 16, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With the Grand Prix of Long Beach coming up this weekend, we take a look back 17 years to the 1998 race where Alex Zanardi put in a herculean performance to win the race for the second year in a row. Enjoy.Read More
MX-5 Cup car shakedown test

Posted On April 15, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Spotlight On

Global MX-5 Cup First Test: The Shakedown

On Tuesday, April 7, the fourth generation (ND) Mazda MX-5 race car put tire to racetrack for the first time, in its first shakedown. For those who understand the adage, Long Live the Roadster, you likely know that the road car will be available this summer; the race car is close behind with target availability in October. Long Road Racing (LRR), Mazda Motorsports’ partner assisting in the development of the 2016 MX-5 road car into the next generation Global Cup car, received the first three road cars for development lastRead More

Posted On April 2, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Throwback Thursday Theater

Throwback Thursday Theater

Sebastian Vettel just won his 40th race. For this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater, we take a look back to his 39th, at the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix. Here he is celebrating his record run of wins with some donuts. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On March 26, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

Sometimes we don’t realize how far we’ve come until we take a look back. With IndyCar awakening from its off season slumber for the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this weekend, we take a look back to the GP of St. Pete in 2008, the first street race of the reunification. Here is the entire race broadcast, it highlights just how much IndyCar has changed, and just how far we’ve come. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On March 19, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With the 12 Hours of Sebring coming up this weekend, here is 15 minutes of classic footage from the 1970 running of the endurance classic in this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On March 12, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With a new season of Formula One on the imminent horizon, here is some old school F1 in this week’s throwback thursday theater, 10 plus minutes of the 1961 Belgian Grand Prix from Spa. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On March 5, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater

Throwback Thursday Theater

Since Stephen Fitzpatrick has brought Manor Marussia back from the brink, they have brought on driver Will Stevens, passed their FIA crash tests, signed  designer Nicola Perrin and look well on their way to joining the grid in Melbourne. For this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater we are going back 5 years, to the teams world premiere when they were known as Virgin F1. It’s been a long and tumultuous journey, but it looks set to continue. Enjoy.Read More