Mazda has unveiled the first production 2016 MX-5 Cup at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in California.

Mazda has unveiled the first production 2016 MX-5 Cup at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in California.

Set to become a pace car at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the model closely echoes the standard race car but is distinguished by special graphics and emergency lights.

The company is still withholding specifications but noted "placing the first production race car into pace car duty allows Mazda to gather additional durability data while showcasing it in front of one of the most influential motorsports crowds of the year."

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