Mazda Joins with Detroit Public Schools for interactive presentations to students
Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) student assemblies presented by Mazda Motorsports titled Racing Accelerates Creative Education (R.A.C.E.). Students from five Detroit high schools attended the event on Wednesday, June 1.
R.A.C.E. is a national touring program utilizing the science of auto racing to inspire students to consider the many career options in the STEM disciplines. Since 2014, more than 25,000 students across the nation have participated. The students will also closely examine the exotic, 190-mph Mazda Prototype race car that will be on display. The Mazda Prototype race team will compete in the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, June 3 – 4.
Officials from Detroit Public Schools and Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School, Mazda Motorsports Executives, plus featured presenter Joel Miller. Miller is a mechanical engineer who drives the No. 70 Mazda Prototype in the top category of sports car racing in North America.