NASA NorCal has the largest participation in Teen Mazda Challenge, thanks to Lisa Caceres of Race Karts! Inc., who has been guiding young drivers for years.
The next three spots in the NorCal Spec Miata regional championship were Teen Mazda Challenge drivers. Tomas Mejia took second in TMC and in the regional championship, followed by Clayton Ketcher in third and Clayton Williams in fourth.
In NASA Great Lakes, Camden Gruber came out on top in Teen Mazda Challenge and in second overall in Spec Miata in the region. Gruber notched nine wins, nine second-place finishes and four third-place finishes behind John Allen, who dominated Great Lakes with 16 wins and seven second-place finishes in 2021.
Wyatt Wood took second in Teen Mazda Challenge, followed by Chase McIntyre in third.
In the Southern California Region, Antonio Zarcone had the early lead in the Teen Mazda Challnge points race, but in the closing events of 2021 Mark Polunin pulled off a late-season surge, notching two wins, two thirds and a second-place finish to seal the regional championship in Teen Mazda Challenge.
Zarcone finished second in TMC, with Cooper Hicks in third.