Saturday, September 24, 2016
Before you’re a race car driver, you’re a person who loves to drive. This is a salute to everyone who shares Mazda’s passion for driving. Because Driving Matters.
Through the Mazda Motorsports program, they support those who have a passion for driving. (The Miata really is the most accessible sports car on the market for the past 20 years) Listen to a few drivers on why they race. This film is a tribute to the driver in all of us.
Drivers in order of appearance:
Liam Dwyer – Retired USMC Staff Sergeant who lives in Florida and races a Mazda MX-5 in the Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge
Aurora Straus – 17-year-old high school senior who lives in New York and races in the Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires
Tom Bernacki – Lives in Chicago and uses racing to promote children’s literacy in a Racer Spec Miata
Sarah Montgomery – 22-year-old recent college graduate who lives in Lafayette, LA and races in the Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup
Rob Warkocki – Lives in Illinois and races a Mazda in SCCA GT3
Kenton Koch – Lives in Glendora, CA and is a Mazda Development Driver and Driver Coach who races in the IMSA prototype Challenge
John Doonan – Lives in Chicago and is the director of Mazda Motorsports
Danny Steyn – Lives in Florida and races in Spec Miata
Tiffany Stiller – Safety Worker
Ara Malkhassian – Lives in Houston, TX and is a racer and team owner in the Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup by BFGoodrich Tires
Peter Naumburg – A 70-year-old racer in Spec Miata