Skip to main content

Mazda6 Skyactiv-D Racecar ready to bring diesel to Grand-Am

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Jan 15th, 2013 at 12:59PM

It may not be quite as radical as some of the company's past rotary racers, but the new Mazda6 Skyactiv-D racecar does have a notable powertrain underhood: the automaker's brand-new clean diesel four-cylinder engine. Three of these new diesel-powered Mazda6 racers will take to the track in the Grand-Am GX class of the upcoming 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 26, with five drivers on each team. The car you see above, number 70, is sponsored by Mazda's longtime motorsports partner, SpeedSource. Check out our full gallery of high-res images live from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show above and... Read More

Check These Out

foo...


Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle