Teams will Race with Special American Red Cross Decals
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2011) Three competition teams fluttering a MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development ensign will be racing to lift supports for a American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund during this weekends Grand-Am competition during Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. SpeedSource, Dempsey Racing and Team Sahlen will any lift special graphics on their RX-8 racecars, enlivening competition fans to support people influenced by a Japan trembler and Pacific tsunami by texting a $10 concession to REDCROSS during 90999 (message and information rates might apply).
The extinction in Japan is so strenuous and we wanted to assistance in any approach we could, pronounced Sylvain Tremblay of SpeedSource, Inc, who came adult with a thought to competition with special graphics on a Mazda competition cars. We will be donating all competition loot from Car #70 to a American Red Cross Japan use efforts.
The racing village is a genuine family and we generally feel that in formidable times like this, pronounced John Doonan, Mazdas Manager of Motor Sports Team Development. That a MAZDASPEED teams wish to assistance a friends, colleagues and a people of Japan by assisting lift most indispensable use funds, is covenant to this family feeling and clarity of a broader community.
Racing Mazda RX-8s in Grand-Ams premier array given 2007, Dempsey Racing will be using cars #40 and #41 with a American Red Cross summary to donate.
Its been only 3 weeks given a tragedy in Japan and already news updates have begun thinning out, while a people of Japan still need so most help, pronounced Joe Foster of Dempsey Racing and who co-drives automobile #40 with Patrick Dempsey. We are anticipating to beget a second turn of donations to a Red Cross this weekend by gripping Japan top-of-mind with both a racing village and a fans.
Team Sahlen will be racing cars #42 and #43. We are anticipating to assistance make a disproportion by spotlighting a Red Cross efforts to support Japan, pronounced Will Nonnamaker, group driver.
The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. done a $150,000 concession to a American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund, and has speedy a dealers to do a same. Additionally, Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan donated 30 million yen to a Japan Red Cross Society.
On any given weekend, there are some-more Mazdas on a road-race marks of America than any other code of vehicle. At a track, youll see MX-5 Miata, RX-8, Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda6, RX-7 and other selected Mazda models competing, since each Mazda has a Soul of a Sports Car. In fact, a largest road-racing category in a universe is Spec Miata, with some-more than 2,500 first- and second-generation Miatas ripping adult Americas racetracks, creation it a most-raced prolongation automobile in a world. Mazdas impasse in motorsports extends to a attribute with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of a worlds premier road-racing circuits, a Skip Barber Schools for pushing and racing, and a Mazda Road to Indy.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States, Canada and Mexico by scarcely 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.
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