History of Mazda MotorSports
Mazda Motor Sports began in 1967 under an independent racing team called "Mazda Sports Corner " located in Mazda Auto Tokyo, Japan. In 1968 at the "Marathon de la Route" in Nordshleife, Nuerburgring. Mazda had two goals, one introducing the first ever-rotary engine. Secondly, set out to establish Mazda Sports as major motor sports contender worldwide.
Over the next 15 years Mazda pushed their racing campaign across the U.S and Japan in both endurance and conventional races. When Mazda developed new car models "Mazda Sport Corner was the first to race them. In 2012 Mazda introduced a new version of it powertrain called Skyactiv-Diesel into it's racing development team.The racing team pushed the cars designs to make them function better for consumers with the use of a lighter weight frame and better gas consumption. Then, in 2014 after testing Skyactiv in the racing circuit Mazda released this new technology for the use of consumer vehicles.