What it’s like to drive the legendary Mazda RX-7 GTO

https://www.youtube.com/embed/59eqviusdHc?si=fAfg0lJOqx9XUkIr

It’s not every day you get to witness the 700-horsepower Mazda RX-7 GTO on track–let alone drive it.

Pro racing driver Tom Long tells us all what it’s like to drive the famed RX-7, as well as how it impacted Mazda’s later racing endeavors.

BA5
BA5 GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
11/15/23 10:08 a.m.

It looks like it has a Super Nintendo sitting on the dash.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
11/15/23 11:22 a.m.

In reply to BA5 :

That’s so the driver has something to do while on the back straight.

Seriously, it was very cool getting the full tour from Tom Long. I have known him for years/decades, and it’s fun seeing your friends out there doing cool stuff. 

ChrisTropea
ChrisTropea Associate Editor
11/15/23 1:11 p.m.

There is definitely a lot going on on the dash of this car. It was really cool to see it out on track at Daytona. 

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