The Mazda MX5 is a trackday favorite, and I’ve been fortunate to use the car on a variety of different tracks in a non-competitive environment. Turning up to a trackday with a fully prepared race car can seem a bit over the top but it is a good opportunity to gain valuable seat time. The main limitation of a trackday is that no timing or data logging is allowed which means you have to be realistic about what you want to achieve.
When attending trackdays in the Mazda it’s mainly for fun – a chance to enjoy the car and take out passengers so that they can experience what it’s like. During 2014 when I had a break from racing I tried to tick off some of the rare track days including Spa and Brands Hatch GP. Take a look through the articles below for more info;