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MAZDA’S ACCLAIMED EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM COMES TO SAN JOSE IN CONJUNCTION WITH MINI GRAND PRIX OF SAN JOSE
Students Visiting The Tech Museum of Innovation To Experience Automaker’s New R.A.C.E Program
WHAT: Mazda, through its just launched “Racing Accelerates Creative Education” (R.A.C.E.) educational program, will rev up students with real-world, exciting demonstrations of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) applications used throughout Mazda’s Motorsports activities and the automobile industry in general.
As a part of its curriculum, Mazda will present the following to more than 400 4th-10th graders from San Jose local schools visiting The Tech Museum of Innovation:
- Mazda Motorsports’ Professional race drivers in full race gear, senior executives, and engineers from Mazda Motorsports on hand to provide real life examples of what it takes to race at the highest level of the sport.
- A powerful, fully illustrated, interactive presentation that’s designed to show in an interesting, fun and engaging way how science, technology, engineering and math are central to Mazda’s success on the race track as well as in the marketplace.
WHO: John Doonan -- Director, Mazda Motorsports
Tom Long -- Mazda Motorsports factory driver
Tristan Nunez – Mazda Motorsports factory driver (and still in high school!)
WHEN: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
WHERE: The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose – STEM Program
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Mazda is an engineering-based company; Mazda wishes to motivate the next generation of STEM superstars; Mazda’s prototype racing program would not exist without STEM!
Mazda's SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Prototype Racecar
- Aerodynamics demonstration using actual racecar components
- Mazda’s professional race driver in his fire-retardant driving suit
Mazda is racing with domestic, renewable, synthetic clean diesel fuel and the students will learn how their trip to their local fast food restaurant-- with a dash of science--helps power Mazda’s 200-mph race cars.
For further information: Jay Amestoy firstname.lastname@example.org 949.466.0928