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TCR/MX-5 Club Series at VIR-North

Race Report by Tim Collier

May 20, 2020 – For this week’s TCR/MX-5 Club Series race, the haulers took a drive through the hills of Virginia to the famed VIR circuit where the drivers would negotiate the tight and twisty North Circuit layout. Weather conditions were ideal, and the lap times confirmed this would be a race where the least mistakes make the difference.

The qualifying session showed no surprise in the MX-5 class, where Kurt Polter put his Mazda on the pole once again, this time by a gap of half a second over Bryan Ortiz. The Audis however had quite […]

TCR/MX-5 Club Series at Silverstone

Race Report by Tim Collier

April 22, 2020 – As with last week’s race at the Historic Barcelona layout, this week the TCR/MX-5 Series would take a trip back in time to the 2008 layout of Silverstone’s Grand Prix circuit for a 30-minute duel in the sun.

With 7 TCR entries and 10 Mazdas, things were shaping up where qualifying would be very important as always, and Turn 1 a high-speed bend that would cause some to lose, and others to gain. In the MX-5 class, Justin Hess would grab the pole with a very impressive 2:11.479, and in the TCR class, […]

CMS-TXL MX-5 Cup at Donington Park

September 18, 2019 – After a short break, the MX-5 Cup Series met at Donington Park for Race 7 of the season.

With a field of 15 cars making the trip, it was Paul Darling who would take the pole over series points leader JT Tami. As the green flag fell, Darling and Tami would push out front, with newcomer Mitchell Peake moving from 5th to 2nd by the end of Lap 2. The three of them would pull away from the rest of the pack, with several drivers encountering problems behind them, although Brian Szebelski would remain in sight of […]

CMS-TXL MX-5s at Road America

August 3, 2019 – This week’s race headed north to Elkhart Lake, home of Road America, a 4-mile high-speed road course that has both long straights and multiple passing zones. With 21 cars taking the grid, it was Greg Mac who took the pole position, with Samuel Scott alongside on Row 1. Several cars were late to the grid and had to start in back, including Paul Darling in his first appearance in the series.

The CMS-TXL league MX-5 finish at Road America[…]

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