is preparing to challenge Aston Martin
, and BMW
at the upcoming Britcar MSA British Endurance Championship 2011 with their new lightweight MX-5 GT racer. Weighing just 1,874 lbs (850 kg), the MX-5 GT will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in only three seconds and has a top speed of 160 mph. Jota Sport, the race engineering team that's running cars in the 2011 series, has made sure that every component of the car was as light as possible.