First Drives

Behind the Wheel of a Mazda6 Diesel Endurance Racer

Mazda has never been a stranger to motorsports, in fact on any given day more Mazda’s are being exercised on racetracks than any other brand. In recent years, Mazda has embraced the sweeping fuel efficiency trend and has built diesel racecars for professional racing series. The first was a SKYACTIV-D Mazda6 built for the Grand Am race series that won the GX class title in 2013. For 2014 Mazda built a pair of prototype diesels to run in the P2 Class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. More >