Motor sports

New Acura (Honda) NSX

New Honda NSX video gets 1,150,000 views in one week

On October 11, Honda announced that approximately a week after releasing its "Nazca Lines" NSX movie, it has already received over 1,150,000 views.
2016 Japanese Grand Prix Formula One Championship

2017 Japanese Grand Prix Formula One Championship sees 145,000 attendees, with 72,000 on final day

The 2016 Japanese Grand Prix Formula One Championship was held at Suzuka Circuit from October 7 to 9. On the final day, there were 72,000 attendees. The total number of attendees for all three days reached 145,000 people.
The all-new Toyota Prius (the Prius Prime, in the US)

WCOTY announces first round selections for World Green Car 2017

On September 29, the sponsoring organization for World Car of the Year (WCOTY) announced its first round of selections for the World Green Car 2017 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
XV Concept

2016 Tokyo Motor Fes: Subaru to showcase prototype for all-new Impreza

Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) will be exhibiting at the 2016 Tokyo Motor Fes being held for three days from October 8 to 10 at a special venue in Odaiba/Aomi.
1/24 Suzuki Jimny JA11-5

2016 All Japan Model Hobby Show: Hasegawa displays 1/24 Suzuki Jimny JA11 kit

Hasegawa displayed the Suzuki Jimny JA11-5 ahead of its release to show off its excellent craftsmanship at the All Japan Model Hobby Show, which is held from September 23 to 25 at Tokyo Big Sight.
Mazda MX-5 RF (Roadster RF in Japan)

Mazda to display historic and new coupes at Design Touch from October 14

Mazda will display the MX-5 RF and Luce Rotary Coupe at Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2016 from October 14.
Hino Ranger Dakar rally car

2016 Tokyo Motor Fes: Hino to exhibit Dakar rally car and Poncho

Hino will display the Ranger Dakar racer and Poncho at 2016 Tokyo Motor Fes in Odaiba, which will be held from October 8 to 10.
Laguna Seca (photo by Kenny Nakajima)

Mazda Supports Motorsports: Creating A Ladder System From The Grassroots Up

Located in the picturesque resort town of Monterey, nestled in the suburbs of San Francisco in northern California is the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Laguna Seca circuit is the only one in the world, much less the US, whose name is adorned with the name of an auto manufacturer.
3rd Lexus Short Films series' 3rd film, Kev Cahill's "The Nation Holds Its Breath"

Lexus Short Films series' 3rd film screened at London's Raindance Film Festival

September 21 saw the first screening of the 3rd film in the 3rd Lexus' Short Films series, the Kev Cahill-directed "The Nation Holds Its Breath" at London's Raindance Film Festival.
Mitsubishi's Lancer Evolution Final Edition (US model)

Mitsubishi auctions off final unit of Lancer Evolution Final Edition for $76,400 US

On September 15, Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced that the last unit of its Lancer Evolution Final Edition was auctioned off to the highest bidder for charity.
Laguna Seca (Photo by: Kenny Nakajima)

Photo Feature: “Sparky” captures checkered flag at MX-5 Cup Invitational

The MX-5 Cup Invitational was held on September 10 & 11 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California where American Nathaniel “Sparky” Sparks captured the overall victory. Japanese driver Yuui Tsutsumi finished in fifth place.
The last Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution at auction in US

Mitsubishi puts last Lancer Evolution Final Edition in charity auction

On September 8, Mitsubishi Motors North America announced that it has put the last Lancer Evolution Final Edition in a charity auction on eBay.
Australia's StreetFX Motorsport, which established the Nissan GT-R's engine on the Toyota 86

Toyota 86 to feature Nissan GT-R engine for 1,000ps of maximum output

Australia’s StreetFX Motorsport has revealed a tuning project for the globally popular Toyota 86 sports car, which will astonish fans around the world.

Gran Turismo Sport release postponed to sometime later in 2017

Polyphony Digital and Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced that it will postpone the release of the Gran Turismo Sport for PS4 for both Japan and the rest of the world.
Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT)

Suzuki captures WEC motorcycle series for second straight year

The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) captured the World Endurance Championship (WEC) series for the 15th time and the second year in a row.
Suzuka Circuit Queens

Suzuka Circuit puts out call for 39th annual Circuit Queens

From August 18, Suzuka Circuit is putting out a call for applicants for Suzuka Circuit Queens for its racing events.
Mazda sky active engine developing 新訂版

Why downsizing specifications has been added to the "SKYACTIV" engine

Mazda Hitomi Mitsuo, Senior Executive Officer, had claimed "SKYACTIV (Sky Active)" engine appeared at that time, downsizing gasoline turbo engine of the absurd, but then the 1.5-litre diesel and 2.5-litre petrol is added Put what on earth did you?
Mazda 767B (1989)

Mazda to undergo demo runs of 767B Le Mans racer

On August 10, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced it will conduct demo runs of their 767B in late August at Laguna Seca in California.
2016 Suzuka 8hours

Suzuka 8hours: Looking Back With Statistics At The 39th Coca Cola Zero Suzuka 8hours

A look back on how this 39th annual Coca Cola Zero Suzuka 8hours Endurance Race unfolded by going over the data.
Global MX-5 Cup

Test-drive event for Global MX-5 Cup to be held on August 25

Ahead of the start of Global MX-5 Cup Japan in 2017, B-Sports will be holding test-drives involving these vehicles on August 25.