Mazda Motor Europe, in conjunction with iRacing.com, has announced a virtual online racing competition, the Mazda European MX-5 Cup, with a prize of a lifetime – the chance to race with a full 2016 race-specification MX-5 in the real Mazda Global MX-5 Cup Final at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
This (Season 2) 12 week online racing series, starting March 15, invites iRacers from Mazda Motor Europe selected European countries to race the all-new virtual Mazda Global MX-5 Cup car on 12 different circuits.
The series culminates with the top 20 drivers being invited to participate in a Final Championship European MX-5 Cup Race to be broadcast live on www.iracing.com/live. Three drivers will emerge as finalists who will then be invited to participate in the European MX-5 Final in Barcelona, Spain to race on a real track. FINALS Race will be Thursday June 9 at 20:30GMT on www.iracing.com/live
The top three iRacers will have training at the Parc Motor Circuit with real world track time, including skills and technique training, as well as simulation racing. These iRacers will be assessed by Mazda Motor Europe on their combined performances. The European MX-5 Cup Champion chosen by Mazda will have the opportunity to qualify for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; a starting spot in the Mazda Global MX-5 Cup Final at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Any iRacing member that is registered in an approved country from MAZDA can race in the series but will only qualify for the prize if they meet the minimum requirements iRacers must be:
Eligible countries include: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
|Aday Coba Lopez||Spain|
|David Williams||United Kingdom|
|Adria Perez Soler||Spain|
|Morgan Banks||United Kingdom|
|Krisztian Mikle||United Kingdom|
iRacing and Mazda Motors Europe reserve the right to change competition, rules, and/or any other part of this promotion at any time.
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