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Fall Race Schedule • Petit Le Mans Updates • Mazda Heritage at
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Fall Race Schedule • Petit Le Mans Updates • Mazda Heritage at Road Atlanta
FALL SCHEDULE
Fall means cooler weather, but Road Atlanta turns up the
heat with a diverse schedule of events.
NASA comes to Road Atlanta August 2831, bringing with them an exciting lineup
of racing activity. Up next will be the
two-wheel action of WERA motorcycles
the weekend of September 19-21.
The Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda,
Road Atlanta’s signature event, is
scheduled for October 1-4. The SCCA
American Road Race of Champions
on October 31-November 2 and NASA
December 5-7 round out the fall season.
Tickets to all upcoming Road Atlanta events can be
purchased at the gate (although we strongly recommend
purchasing your Petit Le Mans tickets in advance). And
remember, children 12 and under are admitted free when
accompanied by a paying adult.
August 28-31
NASA
September 19-21
WERA Nattional
October 1-4
Petit Le Mans
Oct. 31-Nov. 2
SCCA ARRC
December 5-7
NASA
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2.54-mile, 12-turn
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Mazda RX-7 in 1980; IMSA GTU Division, Walt Bohren was the division leader
Road Atlanta Key Part of
Mazda Competition Heritage
M
azda is one of the most successful manufacturers at Road Atlanta.
The Mazda RX-7 was a dominant force in IMSA sports car racing,
winning numerous races and championships. The Mazda success
story began in the 1970s with the rotary powered Mazda RX-2 and
RX-3 models.
Pat Bedard of Car & Driver magazine prepared a Mazda RX-2 project car for the
IMSA sedan series, and its early decisive success—including a win at Road Atlanta
in 1973—brought rules that penalized the rotary engine. Walt Bohren purchased
the car and campaigned the RX-2 successfully, winning at Road Atlanta in 1976.
Atlanta-based racer Jim Downing and South Carolinian Roger Mandeville were
also pioneers of the Mazda rotary, winning numerous races in the 1970s.
At the 1977 SCCA runoffs at Road Atlanta, Stu Fisher recorded a historic win for
Mazda, taking the B Sedan title in his RX-3. It was the first of many National
Championships for Mazda (at latest count over 75 championships by Mazda and
Mazda-powered cars, and growing)!
The Mazda RX-7 made its competition debut in 1979, and won seven races at
Road Atlanta over the next decade in IMSA competition with Bohren, Jack
Baldwin, Amos Johnson, and Jeff Kline at the wheel. More recently, the Mazda
MX-5 has established itself as one of the most successful club racers ever. In the
new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Mazda has entered a pair of dieselpowered prototypes, continuing the manufacturer’s motorsports legacy.
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POWERED BY MAZDA
OCTOBER 1-4, 2014
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t all comes down to a ten-hour
showdown at Road Atlanta!
The inaugural TUDOR United
SportsCar Championship and
Tequila Patrón North American
Endurance Cup season finale will
make Petit Le Mans 2014 one of
the most exciting weekends in sports
car racing history. Over 50 entries in four
different classes of competition take the
green flag on Saturday, Oct. 4, for a tenhour battle into the night.
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The Prototype class includes LMP2
entries and Daytona Prototypes
such as the Ford Riley that won
at Sebring and Long Beach and
the Corvette DP that won the
season opening Rolex 24. Two
GT classes will include Corvette,
Porsche, Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin,
and SRT Viper teams. The Prototype
Challenge class rounds out a very
competitive series that promises to make
this year’s Petit Le Mans a true classic.
Corvette Racing
One of the most successful and
popular teams in road racing
is Corvette Racing. This year,
Corvette fans have the opportunity
to cheer on the new Corvette C7.R
as they battle in the tough GTLM
category. The team scored its first win
of the 2014 season at Long Beach and will
certainly be in the championship hunt at Petit Le Mans.
The C7.R follows in the footsteps of the incredibly successful
C6.R that delivered six driver, team and manufacturer
championships from 2005-2013. The new Corvette racecars
represent the closest link in modern times to Corvettes built
for the street, sharing unprecedented levels of engineering
and components.
Driving for Corvette at Road Atlanta will be Antonio Garcia, Jan
Magnussen and Ryan Briscoe in the first team car. Oliver Gavin,
Tommy Milner and Robin Liddell will drive the second team car.
Patrón North American Endurance
Cup Adds to Petit Le Mans Drama
There will be a lot on the line at Petit
Le Mans, including the Patrón North
American Endurance Cup. After 42
hours of racing at three legendary
endurance races (Daytona, Sebring,
Watkins Glen), the prestigious
Patrón Cup will be awarded
following the 10 grueling hours at
Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans. Since
points are awarded to leaders at different
stages of the race, you can be sure it will be
an all-out, no-holds barred sprint to the finish.
Petit Le Mans Classes
Prototypes
The premier category of
the TUDOR Championship
includes both Daytona
Prototypes (DP) and Le
Mans Prototypes (P2).
The Chevrolet Corvette
DP, Ford EcoBoost Riley and Honda HPD P2 are
among the top prototypes in the series, all having
at least one victory so far this season. The radical
DeltaWing is also included in the prototype class.
GT Le Mans
The world’s best GTLM
teams are featured in this
hotly contested class.
American muscle factory
teams from Corvette and
SRT Viper battle BMW,
Porsche and Ferrari.
Prototype Challenge
Identical open-cockpit
Formula Le Mans
prototypes make
this class extremely
competitive, with driver
and crew talent often
making the difference.
GT Daytona
Only slightly less
modified than the GTLM
class, the GTD category
is the largest and most
diverse in the TUDOR
Championship with Audi,
Aston Martin, Viper,
Porsche, Ferrari and several other manufacturers.
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Fan Entertainment
The Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is more than a race- it’s
a four-day celebration of speed enhanced by numerous offtrack activities for the entire family. Driver autograph sessions
plus the open grid prior to the race get you up close to the cars
and drivers of the TUDOR Championship. Vendor Village is the
ultimate marketplace for road racing fans, and the popular Sports
Bar and Club Patrón are great places to mingle with other fans
and enjoy the action on big screen televisions. And the sights
and sounds of Thursday’s night practice into the darkness on the
legendary Road Atlanta circuit will leave you mesmerized!
Fan Favorites
• Autograph Session
• Open Grid
• Open paddock
• Thursday Night Practice
• Sports Bar/Club Patrón
• Vendor Village
Other Feature Races
During the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda weekend, you
will also see several exciting supporting events featuring
a wide variety of cars. From the hard-fought, bumper-tobumper action of street stock racing to series showcasing
the stars of the future, the Petit Le Mans schedule will be
non-stop action.
Tickets on sale now at roadatlanta.com
or by phone 800.849.7223.
Tickets for all events on sale at the gate.
Ticket
Advance
Gate
4-Day Superticket: (Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat) Includes Paddock Access
$80
$90
2-Day Superticket: (Fri/Sat) Includes Paddock Access
$70
$80
1-Day Superticket: (Sat) Includes Paddock Access
$60
$70
Friday Only Superticket
$50
$50
Premium Spectator Parking Pass: (Car, Truck, or Van) Limited Availability. Attached units will be charged extra according to type
$50
$50
Motorcycle Spectator Parking
$5
$5
Reserved RV Space:
Call 800.849.7223
Tent Camping: (Daily or Weekend - No Hookups)
$50
$50
Non-Reserved RV Camping: (Daily or Weekend - No Hookups).
Includes Motorhomes, Trailers, Campers, Pop-Ups. Attached units will be
charged extra according to type
$100
$100
IMPORTANT: Deadline for Advance Ticket “PRICE” is 5pm EST on 9/26/2014. Deadline for Mailing Ticket Orders is on 9/19/2014. There is an $8.00 shipping/handling fee. However, all orders placed after
9/19/2014 will be put in WILL CALL and you will only be charged for handling ($3.00). All Out of Country orders
will be put in WILL CALL. Children 12 and under are free. Please call 1-800-849-7223 for more information.
NO REFUNDS. RACE RAIN OR SHINE. IN THE EVENT OF EXTREME WEATHER, TICKETS
WILL BE HONORED ON THE NEXT AVAILABLE DATE.
Kids 12 and under are FREE at all Road Atlanta events
when accompanied by a paid adult.
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History Lesson – Petit Le Mans
One for the Record Books
There are only a handful of endurance races that every road
racing driver covets to have on his resume… Le Mans,
Rolex 24 at Daytona, Sebring 12 Hours… and the Petit
Le Mans powered by Mazda. Now entering its
17th year, Petit Le Mans has traditionally
been the finale of the endurance
racing season, attracting the world’s
best teams. This year will be no
exception, as drivers from over 20
different countries are expected
to be on the grid including several
returning champions, former Le Mans
winners and Indy 500 champions.