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Showing posts with label Mazda MX-5. Show all posts
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June 26, 2024

MSCC Mazda Miata MX-5 Claims Dramatic Class Win At 2024 12-Hour Kalayaan Cup Endurance Race

The #55 Team MSCC Mazda Miata MX-5 race car crossed the checkered flag, clinching first place in the Open A category at the 2024 Kalayaan Cup. The MX-5 completed 250 laps of the 4.189-kilometer Clark International Speedway circuit, also securing the Fastest Lap with a time of 2:10.687. The MX-5’s impressive result, however, tells only part of the story as the team had to overcome challenging race conditions, including a dramatic last-lap overtake to secure its class victory.

June 3, 2024

Unpredictable Weather, Wheel-To-Wheel Racing At Round 1 Of 2024 MSCC Miata Spec Series

Torrential rains tested the skill and resolve of the 2024 Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC) Miata Spec Series racers as the season officially flagged off at the Batangas Racing Circuit in Rosario, Batangas last Saturday, May 25. The unfavorable weather conditions challenged everyone competing in the one-make racing series.

April 22, 2024

Mazda MX-5 Proves Pace, Reliability As It Takes Consecutive Endurance Race Wins

The Mazda MX-5 proved to be a quick and reliable racing platform by dominating the 2024 Petron Makabayan Endurance Cup opener last April 14. The #55 Team MSCC Mazda Miata race car completed 114 laps in four hours, a new lap record for the 4-Hour Kagitingan Cup. The same car also won the two-hour race, lapping the 3.7-kilometer Batangas Racing Circuit 60 times. This is the first time Team MSCC Mazda Miata won both endurance challenges.

April 19, 2024

Racers Wanted: Few Slots Still Available For MSCC Miata Spec Series

The country’s only one-make sports car racing series, the MSCC Miata Spec Series, returns for a third season this 2024. Organized jointly by Mazda Philippines and the Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC), and supported by Pilipinas Shell, GT Radial, and B.R.M. Chronographes, the first race for the 2024 calendar starts on May 25 (Saturday) at the Batangas Racing Circuit.

April 18, 2024

Limited Edition Mazda MX-5 Miata Cup 23rd Anniversary Edition Celebrates Motorsports Heritage

Commemorating the 23rd Anniversary of the Miata Cup by the Miata Club of the Philippines (MCP), Mazda Philippines is launching the special, limited-edition MX-5 Miata Cup 23rd Anniversary Edition. Limited to just 23 units, the MX-5 Miata Cup 23rd Anniversary Edition celebrates Mazda’s rich motorsports heritage and the oldest, continually-held one-make race in the country.

Mazda PH Updates Iconic MX-5 For 2024 With Improved Handling, Connectivity

The most iconic Mazda in the model range gets more exhilarating with a host of upgrades for 2024, ranging from enhanced connectivity and significant dynamic improvements, to new track-focused technologies that result in the sharpest, best-handling MX-5 yet.

March 16, 2024

Mazda Philippines To Offer Autoexe Parts, Accessories

Mazda Philippines will soon be the authorized distributor of AutoExe tuning parts and accessories in the country. Ahead of its official market launch slated before the end of 2024, Mazda Philippines showed off the MX-5 Autoexe Edition. This special-edition MX-5 serves as the start of this partnership as Mazda Philippines and Autoexe work closely to develop its local product line.

March 4, 2024

2024 MSCC Mazda Miata Spec Series Starts May 25; Calls For New Racers

The 2024 season of the MSCC Mazda Miata Spec Series starts on May 25. Organized jointly by Mazda Philippines and the Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC), the MSCC Miata Spec Series is the country’s only one-make sportscar racing series.

February 6, 2024

Let's Geek Out On Mazda's Asymmetric Limited Slip Differential

The updated fourth-generation Mazda MX-5, due sometime this year, features two new technologies both honed from the track: DSC-Track and Asymmetric Limited Slip Differential. We’ve tackled in length what DSC-Track does, so now we take a closer look at what Asymmetrical LSD does.

January 13, 2024

Is Mazda Bringing Back An In-House Tuner In Mazda Spirit Racing?

Is Mazda reviving an in-house tuning arm? That looks to be the case if we were to look at what’s going on at the 2024 Tokyo Auto Salon.

October 10, 2023

Is This The Next-Generation "NE" Mazda MX-5?

After showing it off virtually last year, Mazda could be ready to show off what could be the foundations of the next-generation MX-5 at the inaugural Japan Mobility Show (aka Tokyo Motor Show).

October 8, 2023

The 2024 Mazda MX-5's DSC-Track Will Help You Sharpen Your Racing Skills

Jinba-Ittai is the key concept at the heart of every Mazda, and the MX-5 is the paradigm of that philosophy. Originally known as “Jinsha Ittai,” meaning oneness between car and driver, it was a typo on a calling card that led people to call it, “Jinba-Ittai” afterward. Regardless, the underlying philosophy remains the same: it wasn’t about chasing outright speed, but rather, about providing a sense of engagement that was fun yet approachable.

October 6, 2023

Is This The "Final Form" Of The Fourth-Generation Mazda MX-5?

Mazda continues its pursuit of sportscar perfection with the significantly updated 2024 MX-5. Set for a global release starting in mid-January 2024, the refreshed fourth-generation “ND” model gets safety, handling, and connectivity updates. It could very well be the final major update current roadster since a full model change is expected by 2025 to 2026.

July 23, 2023

Mazda To Race MX-5 Using Carbon Neutral Fuel

The Mazda MX-5 is the most raced car in the world, so it’s only fitting that it’ll be used to banner the use of sustainable fuel in Mazda’s quest for carbon neutrality.

June 30, 2023

Last Call For Mazda MX-5 MCP 25th Anniversary Edition Orders

Mazda Philippines is announcing the last call for orders for the MX-5 MCP 25th Anniversary Edition.

May 22, 2023

2023 Mazda MX-5 RF: Long-Term Test Introduction

Remember that owner who gave me access to a 2023 Snowflake White Mazda MX-5 RF late last year? You know, the one with the Terracota interior? Well, I’ve got a confession to make: I’m that bastard. At the time, I felt prudent not to announce it all over the internet primarily because there was a supply shortage of MX-5s. But now that supplies have stabilized (more or less) and wait lists have shortened (more or less), it’s time for me to discuss ownership of the two-seater sportscar.

April 19, 2023

Mazda MX-5 Notches Another Endurance Race Win At 4-Hour Kagitingan Cup

The Mazda MX-5 once again proved to be a formidable racing platform by taking the 2023 Petron 4-hour Kagitingan Cup Win last April 16. Team MSCC Mazda Miata completed 89 laps with a best time of 1:56.054 bagging them the Class 1 and Open A categories for the 4-hour race. The team also finished second overall for the 2-hour race.

February 16, 2023

Mazda PH Rolls Out Updated 2023 MX-5 With New Colors, Wireless Apple CarPlay

Last week, we reported that, along with price adjustment to some of its models, Mazda Philippines quietly slipped in new soft-top option for the MX-5. Now, it can be confirmed that the availability of the Brown Top option coincides with the release of a minor update for their iconic two-seater sportscar.

February 10, 2023

Mazda PH Adjusts Prices of Select Models, Adds Brown Top Option For MX-5

Joining its fellow Japanese brands, Mazda Philippines has adjusted the pricing on several of their vehicles effective this February. The price increase affects the Mazda2, MX-5, CX-3, and select variants of the CX-5.

February 4, 2023

Sportscars, Hybrids Dominate List Of Most Satisfying Cars To Own

Would you buy the same car again that you’re driving now? That’s the single defining question behind the annual Consumer Reports list of Most Satisfying and Least Satisfying cars.