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Racing on a Vehicle Test Course

Public Service at the Proving Ground

[Japan] Mazda Motor Corporation

Mazda provides the Mine Proving Ground, which features a 3.33-kilometer circuit, as a venne for Ekiden road relay races and other events organized and supported by local governments, etc.
This Proving Ground has been provided annually as a venue for the "Mine City Ekiden Road Relay Race" (organized by the Mine City Ekiden Road Relay Race Steering Committee, etc.) since the first time this event was held in 2008.

In 2017, marking the tenth anniversary of the race, a total of 585 runners from 76 teams in seven categories joined the event. Participants ranged from elementary school children to adults. (A total of around 1,500 people including supporters visited.)


By the numbers
Duration of program: 10 years

Offering the 3.33-Kilometer Circuit for Event Use

Offering the 3.33-Kilometer Circuit for Event Use

Offering the 3.33-Kilometer Circuit for Event Use

Also, the Proving Ground has continuously been provided as a venue for the "MAZDA COLLEZIONE," a part of the Mine City classic car event held in October, "la Festa Della Automobile Classica,"* since the first time it was held in 2009. In FY 2017, classic car exhibitions, drive sessions, a traffic safety parade, and other exciting events were held. (Around 1,300 people visited.)

* Organized by: Mine City Commerce and Industry Association, Youth Section / la Festa Della Automobile Classica Steering Committee


By the numbers
Duration of program: 9 years