Autocar joins in birthday celebration race for iconic roadster
11 March 2010

Mazda's iconic MX-5 roadster is 20 years old this year - and to celebrate, the Japanese firm organised an endurance race for the cars at the Adria circuit in Italy.

Autocar played its part too, joining one of the UK MX-5s for the race, which was held in appalling condtions and featured a field comprised of journalists from across Europe - and the odd ringer.

Chief road tester Matt Prior was our representative; you can see his exploits at Adria by clicking on the link below.

Video - watch Autocar's antics in the Mazda MX-5 birthday race

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