Compete In The Mazda Hot Lap Challenge On May 25 & 26

On April 11, iRacing.com and Mazda Motorsports announced the companies were giving race fans and online racers the chance to get behind the wheel and on track with the Mazda Hot Lap Challenge. The competition runs from April through October 2018 with seven qualifying events, one of which is at Lime Rock Park on May 25 and 26 during the Pirelli World Challenge. The Mazda Hot Lap Challenge will provide the winner a test in a Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car.

Two ways to win – online or at-track!

The online portion of the competition takes place on iRacing and utilizes the Time Attack competitions. Seven unique and limited time Time Attacks will provide multiple opportunities for iRacing members to qualify for the season-ending race – where the winner will earn a VIP trip to the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

The at-track qualifying will take place in the Mazda consumer display area of the fan zones where Mazda incorporates two iRacing simulators. The fastest laps from each weekend will be compared and the fastest overall will win a VIP trip to the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Rolex 24 at Daytona Finale

The at-track and online qualifiers will compete at the track to see who will earn the grand prize of a test in a Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car later in 2019.
 

Online Time Attack Schedule

Week 1: 4/13 – 4/15 – Daytona Road Course 
Week 2: 5/25 – 5/26 – Lime Rock Park
Week 3: 6/29 – 7/1 – Watkins Glen
Week 4: 8/3 – 8/5 – Road America
Week 5: 8/24 – 8/25 – Gateway Motorsports Park
Week 6  9/7 – 9/9 – Laguna Seca
Week 7: 10/11 – 10/13 – Road Atlanta
 *TA sessions will be available the entire day(s) based on GMT

At-Track Schedule

Week 1: 4/13 – 4/15 – Long Beach
Week 2: 5/25 – 5/26 – Lime Rock Park
Week 3: 6/29 – 7/1 – Watkins Glen
Week 4: 8/3 – 8/5 – Road America
Week 5: 8/24 – 8/25 – Gateway Motorsports Park
Week 6  9/7 – 9/9 – Laguna Seca
Week 7: 10/11 – 10/13 – Road Atlanta
 
To compete online log into your iRacing member accounts and select “Beta UI” at the top of the screen. Then choose Time Attacks and select the corresponding Time Attack competition. iRacing will automatically keep track of your time and the top five each week will earn invitations to the final race to be held in October or November of 2018. Only the times from iRacing members who meet the qualifications for the contest will be considered for the prize(s).
 
Contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are least 18 years of age. iRacing membership is required for participation in the online qualifying. For complete rules and regulations click here.

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