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Mazda has a very rich heritage in racing and motorsports, and now they’ll be able to share highlights from their Mazda-centric series of races through the Velocity network.
“The Mazda Motorsports Hour” will be a regularly-scheduled hour-long weekend show on Velocity and will have an emphasis on SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup, the Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear, and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
“Hardcore fans know that some of the most intense action can be found in the Playboy MX-5 Cup, Star Mazda and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. But if you weren’t at the race, you are left to take our word for it. Now, thanks to a partnership with Velocity, and Carolinas Production Group, fans can enjoy the action on a regular basis from their living room,” noted Jim Jordan, Alternative Marketing Manager, Mazda North America.
Hosting the show will be Rick Benjamin, who is an award-winning motorsports broadcaster. Racers Randy Pobst and James Hinchcliffe will also be in the booth while Todd Lewis will be the pit reporter. 24 shows in total will be broadcasted this season from April through November and will be on tape delay, so don’t expect any live action.