Engines - Championship Winning Spec Miata Engines
Hi, I am
Mike Rossini, the founder of Rossini Racing Products. If
you drive a Spec Miata, then I am here to help you in
any way I can. I don't mind what you are racing, or
whose engine you are using, if you need help just let me
know and I will do my best to assist you.
Not only am I the voice that you get on the other end of
the line when you call, but I am the same guy that will
be working on your engines. I personally do all the
Rossini Racing is a small company, totally geared
towards the club racer. I personally stand behind all of
my Spec Miata Engines and I care about each and every
one of my customers. You will find my Spec Miata engines
racing in SCCA, NASA, FARA and many other organizations.
And you will find the Rossini powered drivers of
standing on the top steps of winners podiums around the
See our Spec Miata Championship results below. This should
give you an idea of what you can expect from our
engines. And read my engine manifesto below!
Spec Miata Engine Manifesto
what you can expect when you buy one of my race engines
that every racer should have access to the very best of
my Spec Miata Engines. I do not believe in cherry
picking all the best pieces and setting them aside for
my top drivers. What you will get from me is EXACTLY the
same as they are getting.
in personal attention and 100% of all the work is done
by me personally
We do NOT
cheat. Every one of my Spec Miata engines will pass
tech. They are not "tech-shed legal", they are straight
up legal, and within the spirit of the class. We build
to the absolute limit of the spec and no further.
believe in sub contracting the machining work to any
third-party machine shops - I do it all personally
believe in hiring young labor to assemble your engine
for you. You can rest easy knowing that I will be the
guy putting it all together, assuring you of the
tightest tolerances, the best fit and the best possible
in charging a fair price for my work and I do not
believe in gouging my customers.
that your Spec Miata engine should be absolutely
reliable. I have front runners in the Spec Miata
Nationals that have campaigned my engines for more than
a season without refreshing (more than 60 hours of race
So call me
today to get you into a really fast Spec Miata, SSM, ITA
or other Mazda engine. You can be assured of my personal
Rossini - Spec Miata Engine builder!
National Championship Winner Chip Van
Vurst leads the pack at Daytona
Conference Majors Champion Danny
Steyn front and center at the 2013 SCCA Runoffs where
Steyn drove from 26th place on the grid to a 3rd place
NASA Mid Atlantic Spec Miata Champion Adam Molaver leads
New England Region Spec Miata Champion, Ken Quartuccio
drivers Alex Acosta, Selin Rollan Snr. and Selin Rollan
the last few
are a few of
that we have
like to feature ALL Rossini powered and tuned Spec Miata drivers on this
site and encourage you to submit your race results, photos and links to
videos for inclusion. Please send your info to
5th new lap record
falls to Rossini Engines in 2014!
Jonathon Goring sets a new lap record at New Hampshire Motor
August 11th 2014
Yet another Lap Record falls to a Rossini Spec Miata Engine. This is the
5th lap record so far this year. A huge congratulations to Jonathan
Goring for his new lap record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. His new
lap record of 1:15.770 beats the old one by 1/100th of a second. Goring
had a totally dominating weekend winning all four races he entered.
Said goring after the race, “Thank you Mike Rossini for building my
winning engine! By far the best torque and HP I've ever had in a Spec
Miata! Couldn't have achieved this record without you…”
Jonathon Goring on his way
to a new lap record at NHMS!
Jonathon Davis qualifies on pole for Mid Ohio IT Spectacular
August 11th 2014
Jonathon Davis is having a breakout season in Spec Miata racing in 2014.
He qualified his Rossini built and powered Spec Miata on pole for
Saturday's race and drove to a sold 4th place finish.
Sunday's race he swerved to avoid hitting a spinning driver ahead of
him, restarted in last place and powered his way to an amazing 13th
place finish, demonstrating the amazing power and torque of the Rossini
Jonathon Davis powers
himself from dead last to 13th place at the Cincinnati Region IT
Spectacular at Mid Ohio
Danny Steyn scores
two Poles and two Podiums at NASA Hotlanta
August 3rd 2014
Danny Steyn scores two poles and two podiums at NASA Hotlanta at Road
Atlanta. In Saturdays race Steyn had an epic battle with Mat Pombo, with
Steyn leading all but the final lap, losing to Pombo by 2/100ths of
second. In Sunday’s Race 2 Steyn was clear out front when an incident
with an out of class competitor dropped him back to 6th place, but Steyn
clawed his way back through the field to finish a very close 3rd with
the fastest race lap.
Video of Danny Steyn’s epic
duel with Mat Pombo
dominate NASA Heat Wave Spec Miata racing at VIR.
July 21st 2014
Rossini powered drivers put on a dominating display throughout this past
weekend at Virginia International Raceway, scoring 5 of the top 6
qualifying spots on the grid for Saturday's Race 1.
And the domination continued in Race1. Rossini driver Duncan Ellis won
from the pole, Adam Molaver finished on the podium in 3rd, Mark Gibbons
4th and Mike Rossini 5th.
Sunday, we scored all three podium spots, with Duncan Ellis winning,
Mike Rossini himself finishing 2nd, and Adam Molaver finished 3rd.
Fellow Rossini driver Ken Wilkinson finished 5th.
Danny Steyn sets NEW Watkins Glen Spec Miata Lap Record in his
2002 Spec Miata.
July 7th 2014
Danny Steyn in his OPM built 2002 VVT set the new Watkins Glen Spec
Miata lap record on the 3rd lap of the BF Goodrich Majors Supertour race
this past weekend. Steyn's time of 2min 15.917 beat the 5 year old
previous lap record set by Steve Gorriaran back in 2009.
This is Steyn's SECOND lap record of the year and the FOURTH lap record
set by Rossini powered cars during the 2014 season.
Steyn finished 6th in Race 1 and was lying 7th in Race 2 when he was
knocked off the track in Turn 9. Fellow Rossini driver Ralle Rookey had
a great weekend and was a front runner in both races but faded to 13th
in Race 1 and 11th in Race2.
Amazing Mark Weber photo
showing the start of the Spec Miata race at Watkins Glen. Steyn is the
blue/orange car in the center.
In car video from Danny Steyn's
new Watkins Glen
Spec Miata Lap Record - Record lap starts at 5 mins