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.
Wagner begins 2023 MX-5 Cup with Podium at Daytona
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.
2021 MX-5 Cup Champion Gresham Wagner and Spark Performance continue partnership for 2023
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.
Wagner narrowly misses win and title at 2022 MX-5 Cup finale
Entering the season finale at Road Atlanta with a shot at defending his 2021 MX-5 Cup championship, a mechanical DNF in Race 1 relegated Wagner to 3rd in the standings. In Race 2, Wagner rebounded to finish 2nd to end the season, narrowly missing out on the win.
Strong pace earns two MX-5 Cup podiums at VIRginia International Raceway
The penultimate event of the 2022 MX-5 Cup series was held at VIRginia International Raceway, and yielded a pair of podium finishes (2nd and 3rd) for Gresham Wagner and the Spark Performance team.
3rd and 4th at Road America bolsters MX-5 Cup championship rebound
Entering Road America adrift in the MX-5 Cup points standings after a tough event at Watkins Glen, a pair of 3rd and 4th place finishes, with trouble for some rivals, helped bolster Wagner’s efforts to defend his 2021 championship.