2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Cup race car priced at $53,000

If you’d love to turn the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata into a race car, but don’t want to do all the work, Mazda has the perfect turnkey model for you – the MX-5 Cup race car.

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If you’d love to turn the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata into a race car, but don’t want to do all the work, Mazda has the perfect turnkey model for you – the MX-5 Cup race car. Mazda has announced the pricing for the 2016 MX-5 Cup race car, which starts at $53,000.
The MX-5 Cup race cars starts with a street cars that receives motorsports specific modifications for race track safety and performance. The MX-5 Cup is an entry-level professional series, and is a part of the Mazda Road to 24, which helps promote racers up the ladder to the top levels of sports car racing.

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“For the past decade, the third-generation sports car has been competing in our own MX-5 Cup series, and has been the ideal platform to showcase driving talent in a competitive environment on high-profile race weekends,” said John Doonan, director of motorsports, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). “With the launch of the fourth-generation MX-5, we are raising the bar by making it even easier for aspiring professional road racers to get involved. We expect to sell out the first batch of cars rapidly.”

Source: Mazda