Team Contact: Ara Malkhassian
Mazda MX-5 Cup’s three-time “Team of the Year” and Cup series back-to-back champions, ALARA Racing is the Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich series’ longest standing and largest team, preparing cars and winning since series inception in 2006. ALARA Racing’s technical team has been responsible for dozens of poles, track records, race fast laps, and victories. Contact us for testing opportunities throughout the year and see for yourself what sets us apart from the crowd. Houston, TX-based ALARA Racing is based at Motorsports Ranch Houston.
Atlanta Speedwerks is a full service race shop based strategically between Road Atlanta and Atlanta Motorsports Park. Owner Todd Lamb is a professional racer, driver coach, and successful entrepreneur who has advanced to the top of the Mazda Development Ladder. Atlanta Speedwerks encompasses a wide range of experience including MX-5 Cup, Spec Miata, Spec Boxster, Conti GS/ST, World Challenge, and many forms of endurance racing. The shop installs rollcages, provides full prep and trackside support services, and builds turn-key racecars.
Copeland Motorsports is a full service race team based in Grasonville Md. that competes in the Global MX-5 Cup series. We have been racing and winning in the series starting in 2008. We provide complete arrive and drive service weather you own or rent the car, transportation, set up service, Driver coaching, Data logging, Video overview. Copeland Motorsports had the most WINS in 2016 with 4 Top Podiums! We were the only team at the 2017 Mazda Invitational to place a foreign driver (Japan) on the Podium! We will be chasing the championship in 2017. Live to Race, Race to Win
We are planning to acquire two Global Cup cars to develop an arrive and drive program.
Flatout Motorsports Inc. has been providing arrive and drive servicessince 2003. We currently have 5 Spec Miatas, one STL Mazda Miata, and an STL Honda S2000 in our stable. Our cars can be found at the front of whatever field they are running in.
We plan to run 2 or 3 races in 2017 and a full season in 2018. We also plan to run the 2016 Mazda MX-5s at SCCA events in T3. Whether it is a Regional or a Majors event, this is a great place for drivers to get a feel for the car and see if they want to run for the Global Cup Championship.
Ives Motorsports is a small team out of Sheffield MA. We race in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup series as well as the scca and World Challenge. Our home track is Lime Rock Park in CT. The team is run by Eric Ives and Roger Cote who have over 30 years of race experience between them and love motorsports. We have a strong driver line up and hope to be on the podium this year.
North Carolina’s Chad McCumbee joined forces with 2012 Playboy MX-5 Cup Champion Stevan McAleer to create a new racing team set to take on the 2015 MX-5 Cup by storm. Running as ModSpace Motorsports, the new team is called McCumbee McAleer Racing (MMR).
John Dean II
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We are a Houston based racing support team, supporting local Spec Miata NASA Champions in 2014, 2015, and 2016. We started MX5 Cup Support for two local drivers in 2016 that are carrying over to 2017 with the addition of three more.
Winding Road Team TFB is a full-service national championship road racing team. From our shops in Sonoma, CA and Austin, TX we provide full arrive and drive services for MX-5 Cup and Pirelli World Challenge pro racing as well as SCCA, NASA and PCA club racing. Our drivers have won the 2016 MX-5 Cup rookie-of-the-year and NASA championships in Spec Miata, Spec Iron and Spec E46. We are also multiple-time winners at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. We build race cars, provide race engineering, offer data and coaching, run complete driver development programs and sell a full range of race gear.