In early autumn 2016 at the popular track Raceway Laguna Seca competitions on circuit races Global Mazda MX-5 Cup. The representatives of the automaker company has selected five best riders from Europe, which will take part in this World Cup. Qualifying race took place in Barcelona, at which the results of future participants selected brand trophy. Originally from twenty applicants have identified ten of the best racers, and after the second stage was finally determined the five finalists. The winners of the qualifying round of the German steel M. Kranz, K. Franchak from Poland, E. Blikst Swedish, British and Swiss Olvud O. G. Gardel. Racers gathered from all over Europe thanks to the initiative of the “Friends of the MX-5.” This program provides an opportunity to show themselves in the event and compete for the championship in one of the first-class global automotive tracks – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Instructors Company conducted a thorough assessment of the independent candidates for the title of the best racer in the races under the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup. To do this, participants performed certain tasks to determine the level of response, dynamics and physical condition. An important part of the competition was the slalom race, where motorists can show their best qualities. Head of Public Relations J. De Haan welcomed five leaders. He noted that such a rich automotive weekend was made possible thanks to a new program Friends of MX-5. She became the embodiment of the races, which are a way of life and excitement, which lead to a well-deserved victory. This initiative brings together lovers of high speeds, regardless of whether they have a car Mazda MX-5. The automaker invites all who wish to experience the comfort and joy of riding on this roadster. An integral part of the qualifying tournament was a special simulator iRacing, which consists of twelve races. Six participants from twenty participated in the race thanks to an excellent performance in this simulation, seven – are winners of national competitive racing the MX-5. The remaining riders are selected from different European countries represented among the owners of the car model. During the competition, participants were able to appreciate the advantages of a professional racing car for the Mazda MX-5 Global Cup, where, and to fight in the final five race winners.