Miata passes Ferrari while racing
Start of a race with mixed cars, I'm driving the car with the video, which
is a Miata, and I'm following another Miata. We smoke the high HP Camaro and Ferrari! too much
2013 SCCA Runoffs: Crazy Spec Miata Race with Wreck
Ride onboard with Josh Bilicki during the 50th anniversary SCCA Runoffs
held at Road America. After a poor qualifying session, Josh started 39th
out of 70+ Spec Miatas. After the first 1/2 lap, Josh moved up 10+
positions, until he ran out of room during a wreck and hit another SM
driver. Josh was forced to pit under a full course yellow to take care of
the damaged hood. After rejoining the track in 58th position, Josh charged
back up the field into his final finishing position, 34th.
Mark Hicks driving my Miata around Road Atlanta
Mark gets around the track pretty well in my car with an impressive time of
1:48.34. Mods include Tein Flex 10/7kg coilovers, Racing Beat hollow front
anti-sway bar, 949 Racing 15x8" 6UL wheels with 205/50/15 Hoosier R6 tires,
Fuji Racing header and CM Muffler Exhaust.
Lap at Road Atlanta in American Le Mans Series P1
The NameSilo-sponsored Autocon Lola BA06 runs a lap at Road Atlanta prior
to Petit Le Mans 2011. If you'd like your name or web address to appear on
this American Le Mans Series race car, register or transfer a domain at
March 11, 2012 Road Atlanta Miata Crash - NASA HPDE 2 group
This 2003 Miata Shinsen Edition was a brand new build by OPM Autosports in
Cumming, GA. They installed cage, seat, Schroth 6 point harness, SPA AFFF 6
nozzle fire suppression system, radiator, brake lines, tow hooks and much
more. They also oversaw the painting of the interior and hard top. Their
workmanship is beyond reproach. It really was the coolest looking track
Miata I had ever seen -- which makes this story so sad (OPM also did ride
height, corner weights and alignment for Spec Miata class and provided
track side support for this NASA SE event). I was in HPDE 2 group (one step
I waited three months for the build to complete. I promised myself I would
not wreck on the very first weekend I had the car back but ... I did. I hit
the inside wall after T3 pretty hard. Personally, I think I went to full
throttle too soon at T3. If I had just waited a few tenths longer until the
right rear tire had cleared the curbing before mashing the throttle, I
think I would have been ok. It's a painful lesson.
Here are pics of car after repairs - better than new!!
Miatas at Hallet 2009 Fuji Racing IRTB Miata
Miatas at Hallett 2009
Fuji Racing ITB Miata:
- 184 rwhp
- 225/45/15 Nitto NT-01s
- 15x8 Rota RBs
- All Motor
Fastest lap: 1:28.2
(This video was taken from an earlier session lap times were around 1:30
during this session, forgot to setup the camera during the faster session)
Driver: Thomas Hiromoto Engine Builder:Raul Rodriguez Puerto Rico
KBB Races a Mazda Miata - Part 1: Skip Barber Race School
A few months back Kelley Blue Book got the crazy idea to go spec racing in
a Miata. With a little guidance from some smart folks at Mazda our first
step in preparing for fender-to-fender racing was to send our driver, KBB's
Micah Muzio, to Skip Barber's 3-day Mazda MX-5 Race School. In this, the
first of a 3-part series, Micah learns the ins and outs of driving on a
race track and what it takes to win behind the wheel of Mazda's popular
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The Comeback at Laguna Seca: STL/Spec Miata Racing (Sans Music Track)
The Comeback at Laguna Seca: STL/Spec Miata Racing
Fun version with music track here: youtu.be/pP05SiUhblM
10/02/2011 SCCA Race at Laguna Seca.
Driver: Doug Makishima
Car: Spec Miata #52 entered in STL class.
Hit twice at the start; spun around just before turn 2. Half the field goes
by. Time to play catch up!!!
One of my best drives.