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Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires

Licensing and Registration Guide:

  • Drivers must hold valid IMSA MX-5 Cup Driver license
  • Teams must hold valid IMSA MX-5 Cup Entrant license
  • 2022 applications will be handled through IMSA
  • 2022 MX-5 Cup full-season driver license fee will be $950
  • 2022 MX-5 Cup Entrant license fee will be $950
  • Each full-time crew member must hold a valid IMSA hard card credential
  • Premium Package for $1400 includes 4 annual crew credentials, 2 single event credentials per event and 2 annual parking passes
  • Additional single annual event credentials may be purchased for $650 each
  • Additional single event credentials may be purchased for $300 each

Secure Medical Clearance

Submit to and pass one or more physical examinations by a qualified physician. Complete a neurocognitive base line ImPACT test / assessment from ImPACT Applications, Inc. within the last two (2) IMSA seasons prior to the date of submitting the Membership application and prior to participation in the first Official Session of their first Race Event. Proof of completion must be submitted via MERG to the Driver Medical Documents Submission Portal. The test must be performed by a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant healthcare provider or at the accredited website provided by IMSA as part of the application process. For a nearby provider see: https://impacttest.com/. Allow sufficient time to complete the assessment prior to the Driver’s first Event.

Complete License Application

Application forms for IMSA Membership may be obtained at https://www.imsa.com/competitors/

Upon completion, they must be submitted, including the required fee(s), through the specified means to headquarters, which is the only IMSA office authorized to approve and issue such Memberships.

All applicants who are 16,17 or 18 years old at the time of application and are not legally emancipated, must also include with their Membership/License and Annual Credential Application and Agreement, a fully complete Annual Minor’s Assumption of Risk Acknowledgement that is signed by the applicant. Also included must be the standard and the Florida Annual Parent Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement signed by the applicant’s father and mother, or legal guardian. 

An applicant, who is 16,17 or 18 and emancipated must include with their Membership/License and Annual Credential Application and Agreement, a copy of the emancipation order. Specific Events may have additional requirements for minor that must be fulfilled prior to participation in such Event.

License Fees

Every person who drives a Car in an Event must possess a current IMSA Driver Membership/License. For the Mazda MX-5 Cup Series exclusively, the IMSA Driver Membership minimum age is 15 years old. The minimum age may be reduced to one year younger, at the sole discretion of IMSA, where the Driver has significant racing experience in formal organized Competition.

 License Type License Fee 
 MX-5 Cup Driver Full Season $950
 
 MX-5 Cup Entrant  $950


Team Annual Credentials (“Hard Cards”)/Entrant Licenses

Entrants will need to upload a W-9 when filling out the Entrant application on https://merg.imsa.com/

  • Premium Package for $1400 includes 4 annual crew credentials, 2 single event credentials per event and 2 annual parking passes
  • Additional single annual event credentials may be purchased for $650 each
  • Additional single event credentials may be purchased for $300 each

Non-Participant Single Event Credential - To secure and maintain Membership in the capacity of Non-Participant, an applicant must at a minimum be 16 years of age, and be nominated by a partner, employee, official or Team

Single Event Credentials, MX-5 Cup:

  • Additional single event credentials may be purchased for $300 each

Other Information:

Age Limit: We are only able to issue credentials to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.

 

Minor Credentials: While we are unable to issue credentials to minors, participants with minor guests should contact event promoters to confirm the specific minor policy (some may provide limited access such as infield, hospitality, etc.). In order to avoid any uncomfortable situations onsite, we strongly encourage participants to inform guests of this policy.

 

Credential Office Hours: Prior to an event, teams and drivers are encouraged to review posted credential office hours on the series website and pass along to their guests.

 

Parking Passes: Parking passes will be granted per team and per driver at each event, based on quantities allotted to the series.

 

Specialized Parking: If any individual has a specialized parking request (i.e. motor home, handicap, etc.) the individual must contact the event promoter in advance of the event.

 

Media/Photo Credentials: Requests for media or photographer credentials must go through each track promoter directly.