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Mazda is the latest brand to build and develop a racing car for TCR competition.
Recently at Mazda Design Americas in Irvine, California, Mazda Motorsports unveiled the all-new Mazda3 TCR race car.
The Mazda3 TCR will hit the racetrack as part of the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge and will be homologated to compete in any of the TCR-sanctioned championships around the globe.
Developed and supported by Long Road Racing, the manufacturer of the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car, the Mazda3 TCR has been envisioned by Mazda Design America’s designers who spent countless hours ensuring the aerodynamics of the car are compliant with all TCR regulations.
Who will be first to run TCR Mazda3’s in Australia?
Masahiro Moro-Chairman and CEO, Mazda North American Operations
“TCR represents a great opportunity for us to showcase the new Mazda3 and provide our customers another avenue to race Mazda vehicles,” said Moro.
“Some of our most important successes in IMSA and TC America have been thanks to dedicated customers who chose to race with Mazda, and we hope the next generation of Mazda racers see the same potential in the Mazda3 TCR.”
John Doonan-Director, Mazda Motorsports
“The Mazda3 features the outstanding design and engineering that Mazda is known for, and because of that, it is a fantastic foundation for our new Mazda3 TCR,” said Doonan.
“We have looked forward to returning to the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge for several seasons, and everyone at Mazda is very excited that we will do just that in 2020. We are eagerly anticipating success for the Mazda3 TCR in IMSA, TC America and in TCR championships around the world.”
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