The Mazda MX-5 Cup is arguably the simplest way for prospective racing car drivers

to get started in competitive, nationally recognized competition

which costs close to $100,000 before you even complete a lap, isn't genuinely inexpensive.

The most recent price changes for the Mazda MX-5 were introduced in 2016,

the cost of an ND Miata MX-5 Cup race vehicle is $80,000. In the realm of race vehicles

 and it's not particularly pricey for sports cars intended for daily use.