NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR MAZDA’S FIRST CLUB RACING FACTORY TEAM

Mazda Motorsports, the National Auto Sport Association (NASA), and Toyo Tires are excited to announce the 18 go-karters nominated to represent Mazda’s first factory club racing team to compete in the Spec MX-5 Challenge Series in 2021 as Teen Mazda Challenge racers.

To find the next generation of talent, Mazda turned to several prominent industry professionals: eKarting News, Max Papis, Buddy Rice, Chris Wheeler, Jared Thomas, and others. Go-karters became nominees for the Shootout either by winning a select championship or as an at-large bid.

Ryan Shehan was announced as one of the 18 nominees.

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