How fast do MX 5 Cup cars go?
There are no slow corners in an MX-5; this is the quintessential momentum car. Getting back to throttle from 61.6 mph will always be better than from 61.1 mph, especially in a car with less than 200hp at the wheels.
How much power does a MX-5 have?
Powerful and Reliable Performance Powering all three trim levels of the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine with VVT. This engine produces up to 181 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque.
Is mx5 Cup car street legal?
The car is delivered turn-key, track-ready, but no longer street-legal, and costs $58,900. Anyone can order a car from Mazda Motorsports or directly from Long Road Racing.
Does Mazda have a racing team?
And it’s where our fearless drivers leave it all on the track, competing against the likes of Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin, BMW and more. Our two-car team includes four full-season drivers, with additional drivers for longer races.
How do you get into MX-5 racing?
Licensing and Registration Guide:
- Drivers must hold valid IMSA MX-5 Cup Driver license.
- Teams must hold valid IMSA MX-5 Cup Entrant license.
- 2022 applications will be handled through IMSA.
- 2022 MX-5 Cup full-season driver license fee will be $950.
- 2022 MX-5 Cup Entrant license fee will be $950.
How much does the MX-5 Cup cost?
The team is managed by respected female racer Shea Holbrook. Since the start of 2020, new cars entering the MX-5 Cup have been constructed by Flis Performance in Daytona Beach. A turnkey MX-5 Cup racing car costs $80,000.
When did Miata get 180 hp?
In 2002, the Miata MX-5 SP debuted the first supercharged engine. By 2004, the Mazda MX-5 gave drivers an even sportier drive with the new 180-hp engine and an acceleration time of 0-60 mph in 6.0 seconds.
Which is the fastest MX-5?
new MX-5 GT
But the new MX-5 GT, unveiled earlier this morning, is much more than your typical Spec Miata: it may well be the fastest MX-5 ever built. Built by British race team Jota Sport, the MX-5 GT abides by the general principles of the MX-5 — strong, light, fast — but takes them to new extremes.
How are MX-5 Cup race cars made?
The MX-5 Cup race cars start as complete MX-5 road cars from the Mazda Hiroshima, Japan factory before being transported to engineering development partner Flis Performance in Daytona Beach, Florida, where they are produced into a race car.
How much horsepower does a stock MX-5 have?
The engine is totally stock, and makes the exact same 155 horsepower as the street-legal MX-5—for cost savings, but also to ensure reliability through a full-on race.
What is the Mazda Global MX-5 Cup?
When Mazda organized the Global MX-5 Cup series, it wanted to give grassroots racers with limited budgets a way to break into competition—without breaking the bank. The MX-5 Cup, based on the standard MX-5 Miata road car, was designed with cost in mind, coming in at a very reasonable (for a racecar) $53,000.
Are there different categories for MX-5 race cars?
No categories have been created yet. The MX-5 Cup race cars start as complete MX-5 road cars from the Mazda Hiroshima, Japan factory before being transported to engineering development partner Flis Performance in Daytona Beach, Florida, where they are produced into a race car.