The new paring of McCumbee McAleer Racing and Gresham Wagner earned their first victory of the 2024 Whelen Mazda MX-5 Cup in Race 1 at Daytona. A 4th place finish in Race 2 left the pairing in the championship lead after the first event of the season.
In Race 1 of the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup at St. Petersburg, Gresham Wagner earned his first win of 2023 after a race-long battle with Connor Zilisch.
Opening the 2023 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Championship at Daytona, Gresham Wagner and Spark Performance brought home two Top 5 finishes from the event, with a third place finish in Race 2.
First pairing up for the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Cup championship, Gresham Wagner and Spark Performance have remained a formidable duo in the series. In their second year together, as a one-car team, Wagner earned the 2021 Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Drivers’ Championship, and also brought Spark Performance the Teams’ Championship. Coming up short in their title defense in 2022, the driver-team pairing will remain together and contest another season of MX-5 Cup in 2023.
After winning the Driver’s and Team’s Championship in the 2021 IMSA Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup, Gresham Wagner and Spark Performance will return to the series to defend their titles in 2022.