Mazda MX-5 Cup Looks to Shine in NASCAR Spotlight at Road America

The engines have barely cooled from Rounds Seven and Eight of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires, but teams are already en route to Rounds Nine and Ten at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The stage is set for an extraordinary event as the series shares the weekend with the NASCAR […]

Hixon Motor Sports Grabs Pole Position and Podium Result at Watkins Glen

It was a trip to the famed Watkins Glen International Raceway for Hixon Motor Sports (HMS) this past weekend for rounds seven and eight of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup (MX-5 Cup) presented by BFGoodrich Tires. Taking on the 3.4-mile, 11-turn facility, HMS drivers flexed their muscles in qualifying putting three in the top-five including […]

Epic Drive from Last to First Gets Fassnacht Win at Watkins Glen

He collected his first Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires podium in Friday’s race and now Aidan Fassnacht (No. 15 McCumbee McAleer Racing) has his first win. The rookie started last on the grid and drove through the field of 29 cars and into victory lane at Watkins Glen International. Read the full […]

Gonzalez Makes Most of Draft to Take MX-5 Cup Watkins Glen Win

Carrying the image of a recently-lost friend on the hood of his Mazda MX-5 Cup race car, Tyler Gonzalez (No. 51 Copeland Motorsports) benefitted from good use of the draft and some good timing to win Round Seven of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires at Watkins Glen International on Friday. Read […]

Hixon Motor Sports Brings Six to Watkins Glen

And then there were six! Ready for rounds seven and eight of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires, Hixon Motor Sports has expanded their driver lineup with six challengers. With a quintet of drivers taking on the first three events of competition, the growing program will compete this coming weekend at the […]

Selin Rollan Puts Hixon Motor Sports Back on the Podium

It was another Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires podium-winning weekend for Hixon Motor Sports (HMS) at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (Mid-Ohio). With five top-ten finishes across their five driver program over two races that weekend, Selin Rollan led the way with a sixth place finish on Saturday before climbing his way […]

Thomas Dominates Mazda MX-5 Cup Race Two at Mid-Ohio

Jared Thomas (No. 96 JTR Motorsports Engineering) won his third race of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires season in dominant fashion at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday. The performance was convincing, as Thomas crossed the finish line a full 3.449 seconds ahead of second place Selin Rollan (No. 87 Hixon […]

Wagner Wins Weather-Shortened Mid-Ohio Mazda MX-5 Cup

Reigning Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Champion Gresham Wagner (No. 5 Spark Performance) won the race through Mid-Ohio’s Thunder Valley before actual thunder forced IMSA to end the race just shy of the half way point on Saturday. Jared Thomas (No. 96 JTR Motorsports Engineering) crossed the line less than half a second behind Thomas with […]

Hixon Motor Sports Brings the Fab Five to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

After a long break in the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires schedule, Hixon Motor Sports (HMS) is ready to get back on track this weekend. Ready to attack the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, HMS will bring five drivers as they aim to continue the momentum and success gained so far in the […]

Ethan Tyler Joins Hixon Motor Sports for the Rest of 2022

With four races in the books in the 2022 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires, Hixon Motor Sports (HMS) is adding Ethan Tyler for the remainder of the season. As a former karting champion and multi-time Spec Miata winner, Tyler brings added depth to the already stacked HMS program and will begin his quest for race […]