Motorsport heritage

16 Oct 2020
by: Owen Mildenhall in Motorsport, Motorsport heritage, Top Stories

Mazda at 100 | a history of competition success

With a century of history that has seen Mazda turn itself from a manufacturer of cork products to a successful independent global automotive...

23 Aug 2018
by: Mazda North America in Motorsport, Motorsport heritage, Top Stories

Mazda Puts History On Track At Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Fleet of four-rotor Mazda vintage racers to be driven by modern Mazda drivers –  The four Mazda North American Operations-entered race cars that...

15 Jun 2018

Remembering the Mazda RX-7: Win Percy recalls motor racing’s giant killer

The Mazda RX-7’s career in the British Saloon Car Championship may have been brief but it was brilliant. Win Percy, the 74-year old...

14 Jun 2018

The little car with a big heart: the RX-7 in world motorsport

Racing, rallying and even Le Mans: the RX-7 has played its part in Mazda’s motorsport story. We look at its biggest successes, from...

12 Jun 2018

The race that changed my life: Pierre Dieudonné, the 1981 24 Hours of Spa

Endurance racing has always featured strongly for Mazda and its first major win in Europe came at the legendary 24 Hours of Spa...

16 May 2017

Classic Mazda Museum opens in Germany

Bringing alive the illustrious history of an unconventional carmaker from Hiroshima, the first Mazda museum in Europe – and indeed the only one...

An interview with Ikuo Maeda, the man responsible for the new Mazda RX-Vision rotary sports car
28 Oct 2015

Mazda RX-VISION sports car: behind the scenes at the Tokyo Motor Show with Ikuo Maeda, Mazda’s head of design

Mazda has revealed its RX-VISION, a concept for a two-seat, rotary-engined sports car that has caught the attention of car enthusiasts the world...

20 Aug 2015

Mazda’s forgotten AWD winner

Mazda’s victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours and the racing accomplishments of rear-wheel drive sports cars like the RX-7 and MX-5 are...

08 Jul 2015

Enjoy the sounds of Mazda’s Goodwood rotary moment

Each day at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed we saluted our motorsport heritage with the unmistakable sound of our rotary racing cars...

08 Jul 2015

Rossi drives the Mazda 787B

Motorcycle racing legend and all-round motorsport fan Valentino Rossi drove the 1991 Le Mans winning Mazda 787B at the Goodwood Festival of Speed....