Is a Miata a race car?

Spec Miata is a class of racing car used in Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), National Auto Sport Association (NASA), and Midwestern Council of Sports Car Clubs (MCSCC) road racing events.

What SCCA class is Miata?

In 2011, the SCCA® approved a class called SM5 with a nationally recognized Regional ruleset. Several cars were built in the DC Region, but the classification never really took off. The MX-5 Cup car went directly into Touring 3 and into T4 with non-adjustable shocks.

What is Spec racing?

What’s a spec series? Also called “one-make” series, a spec series is basically a race series where all the drivers race the same model of car, all spec’d out to be identical. This puts a larger emphasis on driver skill, and more often provides some exciting action.

What year is the best Spec Miata?

1993 – The 1994 to 1997 model year cars are arguably the most desirable, with a stiffer chassis, the more powerful 1.8-liter engine, and better brakes.

What is the most raced car in the world?

MX-5 Miata
It’s no wonder that more Mazdas are road-raced than any other car brand on any given weekend. It’s also no surprise that the beloved MX-5 Miata is the most-raced car in the world. In fact, the fastest growing racing class in the U.S. is the SCCA’s Spec Miata class, with over 2,500 cars.

What is Spec E46?

Spec E46 is a road racing class based on BMW’s E46 chassis that emphasizes high performance, vehicle consistency, reasonable cost, and ease of entry in order to provide a highly competitive on-track racing experience between a large field of cars.

Why F1 is not a spec series?

“A lot of interpretation of it is like ‘yeah it’s a spec car’ [but] there’s still a lot of room of development,” said the Haas boss. “The spaces where you can develop, they are smaller, but they are still free. It’s not like an IndyCar, which is spec, you cannot do anything. You’ve still got room to do things.