Mazda MX-5 GT Scored Podium At Donington

May 11, 2011 at 9:52 am

The Mazda MX-5 GT race car which is made to celebrate the car’s enormous success over the past 25 years through motorsport, is now second in class in the Britcar Production GTN Championship thanks a third place at the Donington race.

Qualifying on Saturday saw the Mazda Financial Services and Motul backed Mazda MX-5 GT placed eighth in class on the grid.  The featherweight 850 kg Mazda beat Seat big names like Leon, Ginetta G50 and Lotus Elise for its podium glory.

Mazda MX 5 GT Scored Podium At Donington mazda mx5 gt

wen Mildenhall started the race and by the mid race handover he had climbed through the field to fifth in class. Mark Ticehurst continued to push for places, finishing the race third in class.
Also entered by Mazda was a standard MX-5 in the production class – driven by Mike Wilds, Former F1 Driver and Mark Hales, freelance journalist – which finished fourth in class.