Motorsports enthusiasts have been descending on the Monterey,
California peninsula each August to enjoy the world’s finest pre-
and post-war race cars competing as they were originally intended
on the challenging road course. The Pre-Reunion is the first
event during classic car week and the two-day race kicked off the
week in style and at speed. 312 beautifully prepared vintage race
cars in ten race groups took on the 2.238 mile, 11 turn circuit
at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Pre-Reunion.
The Webcor/Alto Velo Bicycle Racing Club will be hosting the
Twilight Cycling ride at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Wednesday,
August 18 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This Twilight ride replaces the
Twilight ride that was scheduled for August 10.
On August 13-15 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Edelbrock will be
showcasing a collection of vehicles dedicated to over 72 years of
American Performance. An “Evolution of Power” starts with Vic
Edelbrock Sr.’s original 1932 Ford Roadster, the TLC show Rides
‘32 Roadster, the Hot Rod Magazine 1967 Chevy Camaro and the line
of Edelbrock E-Force Supercharged vehicles. This timeless
dedication to improving automotive performance will be showcased
in the Power Alley in the Yamaha Marketplace.
Mazda is involved in so many major and grassroots road racing
series in the country that it is not uncommon to have the
Zoom-Zoom teams scattered far and wide on any given weekend. When
multiple victories are scored on the same weekend it’s a big
deal; it is especially sweet when those wins are from customer
Sir Stirling Moss, OBE is traveling to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to race in his
recently acquired 1961 Porsche RS 61 Sports Racing Spyder for the
first time – a sister car to the one he raced in the Targa
Florio. Sir Stirling’s return to racing after his serious fall
down an elevator shaft in March is testament to his remarkable
conditioning regimen. His return will be in race group 1A against
an impressive list of Porsches, Listers, Lotus’ and Maseratis on
Some of the most remarkable and historically-significant race
cars ever associated with Dan Gurney will come together for the
first time as the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion honors one
of the true legends of motorsports – Dan Gurney. The feature
entitled: Dan Gurney, the Cars He Built, the Cars He Drove
celebrates his impacting role in shaping motorsports history. The
celebration will be held August 13-15 at Mazda Raceway Laguna
When the dust cleared it was Martin Cardenas and his M4 Monster
Energy Suzuki that rode to his sixth and maybe best win of the
2010 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike by AMSOIL season. Certainly for
Cardenas, winning today at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca had special
meaning but it is the way that he won that also made for another
thrilling day of racing in this competitive series.
TV broadcast will be late tonight (Sunday) at 12 a.m. midnight ET
(9 p.m. PT) on SPEED –
Starting from pole for the fifth time in a row, Lorenzo lost
ground to his rivals at the fearsome downhill turn one and was
relegated to third first time around. For the first few laps
there was little he could do except hang on behind Pedrosa and
Stoner but on the sixth lap Stoner ran wide and Lorenzo stormed
through to take second. By now Pedrosa was nearly a second clear
but Lorenzo’s pace had begun to improve and he started to push as
hard as he could and exert some pressure on his fellow Spaniard.
The fields are set for Sunday’s AMA Pro Road Racing National
Guard SuperBike and Daytona SportBike races here at the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix. In National Guard SuperBike, Ben Bostrom, riding
the Pat Clark Motorsports Yamaha, took his first pole of the 2010
season with a lap of 1:24367/95.497 MPH. Bostrom had posted the
fastest time in the morning qualifying session but went slightly
quicker in the afternoon.
The AMA Pro SuperSport riders put on quite a show today in the
action packed 18 lap race here at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
during the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix event. Riding his LTD Racing
Yamaha with an engine that hadn’t turned a lap until the warm-up
lap, Huntley Nash endured a red flag race stoppage and relentless
pressure from Top Gun rider Tyler O’Hara and went on to take his
second career AMA Pro SuperSport win.
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. executives announced today at the
Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix that they have agreed to renew their
sponsorship as the Official Motorcycle of Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca and the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
A sun-soaked Laguna Seca welcomed the MotoGP paddock to American
soil today, where Jorge Lorenzo looked on good form to finish the
opening session in second and his Fiat Yamaha team-mate Valentino
Rossi made a solid start for sixth position. The Fiat Yamaha M1s
are running in a special livery here to celebrate the forthcoming
launch of the Fiat 500 car in the United States, which features
the faces of 500 fans on both bikes and the riders’ leathers.
The suburb north of LA is normally home to a lot of television
and film production and star sightings are commonplace, but on
Tuesday it was teeming with motorcycle racers… Fiat Yamaha’s
championship leader Jorge Lorenzo, Monster Tech 3 Yamaha riders
Ben Spies and Colin Edwards; Yamaha legends Kenny Roberts Sr.,
Eddie Lawson, and Wayne Rainey – even AMA Superbike championship
leader Josh Hayes and Ben Bostrom were all spotted in the
nondescript warehouse district near Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport -
not a typical transfer point on the way to Mazda Raceway Laguna
After a weekend that saw the points chase break wide open, AMA
Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL rolls into Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca in conjunction with the Red Bull U.S. Grand
Prix which is one of two appearances for MotoGP in the United
Hot off the heals of an exciting weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car
Course, the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike series will once
again take to the track for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix weekend
at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, July 23-25. The battle for this
year’s championship is up for grabs but two riders in particular
laid claim to the title at last weekend’s Mid-Ohio race.
The exciting AMA Pro SuperSport class will show the world just
how bright the future is for American motorcycle racing with
another race in this year’s AMA Pro SuperSport Championship at
the July 23-25, 2010 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix event at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca.
LCR Honda MotoGP racer Randy de Puniet was the victim of an awful
incident of bad luck at the Grand Prix Deutschland this weekend
as he fractured the tibia and fibula in his left leg in a crash
during yesterdays 30 lap race at the German track.
The Fiat Yamaha Team flies west today for the first North
American stop of the season, at Laguna Seca in California. With
Jorge Lorenzo leading the championship and Valentino Rossi back
in action after six weeks out through injury, the team is in high
spirits and looking forward to what is always a favourite race
for all involved.
Valentino Rossi is officially entered to ride in the sixth
annual Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca July
“We were very concerned for Valentino after his accident in
Italy,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager for Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca. “But it is like Christmas to hear that he will once
again be challenging the Corkscrew this year. We are thrilled for
Pat Clark Motorsports is pleased to announce a unique opportunity
for fans to own a piece of history as the gear of AMA Pro
National Guard SuperBike class racers Chris Clark and Ben Bostrom
will be auctioned to benefit Rett Syndrome. The special edition
leathers and bodywork with new livery will make their AMA Pro
race debut at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca round of the series
and be auctioned on eBay the following week.
Yamaha and GE Capital are proud to announce that they will be
adding another event to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix weekend as
Yamaha MotoGP Riders Colin Edwards, Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo
and Yamaha legends Eddie Lawson, Wayne Rainey and Kenny Roberts
will meet their fans for an up close question and answer session
during a live music set on stage on Saturday July 24 at 6:00 p.m.
www.moto-forza.com, Moto Forza, southern California Ducati
Dealer, and NovaTac have teamed up with legendary racer, Miguel
Duhamel, who will enter the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca round of
the AMA Superbike series to help raise awareness of the programs
and services offered through TERI (Training, Education &
Research Institute) a private, non-profit agency serving the
needs of children and adults with autism and other developmental
and learning disabilities, and their families.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that riders from the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix will be taking to the race track early on
bicycles to kick-off the MotoGP and AMA race weekend. The
Twilight Ride will take place on Wednesday, July 21 from 5:30 -
7:30 p.m. on the world-renowned circuit and fans are invited to
The bike ride will be free to all ticket holders for the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix and $10 to all other participants. All
proceeds will be donated to charity.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced an offer for U.S.
military families, both active and retired for all branches of
the military. The ticket office has a special 30-percent discount
on general admission tickets to the sixth annual Red Bull U.S.
Grand Prix on July 23-25, 2010. With three gifted American
riders, Ben Spies, Colin Edwards and Nicky Hayden to cheer on, it
does not get more patriotic than this.
The Official Artist of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Bill Patterson,
revealed the poster art for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports
Reunion to Dan Gurney at Gurney’s All American Racers
headquarters today. His exquisite painting of Gurney driving his
Eagle race car will be featured throughout the event on banners,
T-Shirts, posters and the event magazine.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that the second annual
Motorized Monterey Wine Country Tour will be held on Wednesday,
August 11, 2010. Together with the Monterey County Vintners and
Growers Association (MCVGA) the popular Motorized Monterey Wine
Country Tour will be a guided tour of four vineyards, picnic
lunch and a parade lap at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Before Ben Spies or Jorge Lorenzo get on track for the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that the
Monterey Challenge will take place on Friday morning, July 23,
2010. The race will feature local motorcycle racers with the
fastest, rising stars on the grid.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is pleased to announce another
incredible opportunity to bid for a full set of racing gear from
Team Monster Tech 3 Yamaha MotoGP Star Colin Edwards.
The gear will be presented, in person, by Colin at the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the weekend
of July 23-25. All monies raised will benefit Feed the
Children, Yamaha Motor Corporation’s charity.
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. is pleased to announce our schedule
of just some of the customer focused activities for the July
23-25 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in
Celebrating six years as a marketing partner, Yamaha is proud to
have been instrumental in facilitating the return of the U.S
Grand Prix to this historic facility in 2005 following a 14 year
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. in conjunction with Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca is pleased to announce a special offer for race fans
to take a lap of the iconic Monterey racetrack led by Team Graves
Motorsports Yamaha riders Josh Hayes, Josh Herrin and Tommy
Aquino, Pat Clark Motorsports’s Ben Bostrom and Chris Clark plus
MPH Racing’s Melissa Paris!
Team Joselyn will be hosting the Twilight Cycling ride at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca on Wednesday, June 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The cost is $10 per rider and all riders must have a helmet. The
Twilight Rides are informal and the 2.238-mile track will be open
to all levels of cyclists, including a one-lap kid’s race. There
will be a seven lap circuit race during the Twilight Ride, and
the winning riders will receive Joselyn’s SWAG (cycling caps) and
a bottle of wine.
AMA Pro Racing announced today that the race purses available for
their three premier road racing classes, AMA Pro National Guard
SuperBike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL and AMA
Pro SuperSport, will be doubled for the July 23-25 Red Bull US
Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
A record breaking attendance of more then 400 young professionals
enjoyed last years Mega Mixer at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The
Monterey County Young Professionals Group, Central Coast Young
Farmers & Ranchers and Salinas Jaycees announced that the
sixth annual Mega Mixer will once again be hosted at Mazda
Raceway on Thursday, June 24 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Europe has the Tuner Grand Prix, Asia has the Super Lap Battle
and today Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced that the
Global Tuner Grand Prix (GTGP) will be held October 22-24, 2010
at the world renowned circuit. The event will be the first in the
world to embrace the best of the European, Asian and U.S. tuners.
Global Motorsports Group (GMG) is an integral part of the event
and will be working with the race track to ensure a successful
weekend of racing.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that http://www.mazdaraceway.com/
is accepting fans’ personalized get well messages for nine-time
MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi.
Rossi crashed on Saturday in practice for the Italian Grand Prix
at Mugello, Italy, breaking his lower right leg. He is recovering
well following surgery to repair his broken leg in the Centro
Traumatologico Ortopedico in Florence, Italy.
Sublime green and red, white and blue American V8s will be
joining the Ferrari GTOs, Bugatti Type 35s and Lotus 77s in the
paddock for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. There will be
44 Trans-Am race cars from 1966-1972, including two of the three
1970 Plymouth Barracudas that All American Racers built for the
1970 Trans-Am season.
Channel 11 “The Otter” Comcast Cable in Monterey/Salinas and
Channel 187 in Santa Cruz has announced that they will broadcast
round three of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX5 Cup that was
held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on May 23. The broadcast will
air on June 19 and July 3, both at 5:00 p.m.
Officials at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca unveiled a new logo for
the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion that reflects the
pedigree, spirit and history of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s
signature turn – The Corkscrew.
The tree in the logo is taken from a photo of the actual oak tree
at The Corkscrew. It’s the exact oak tree that drivers’ drove
under before the turn down The Corkscrew. The oak is still alive
and well but was moved a few feet to the drivers’ left to
accommodate the track modifications for the Red Bull U.S. Grand
Forty years after their first standalone race at Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca, cars from the Trans-Am’s Under Two-Liter category
will again take to the Monterey circuit for an anniversary outing
on Saturday, August 14, part of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports
Reunion. Among the historic machinery on hand will be several
cars that actually contested that first race four decades ago.
With the American Le Mans Series taking a six-week break before
its next race at Salt Lake City, this is a good time for teams to
look back and assess their performance to date. This is the first
of periodic interviews with Dyson Racing principals and drivers
to give a more personal look inside the team.
How does a team deal with the range of emotions like Dyson Racing
experienced at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this past weekend?
A global Internet audience witnessed six hours of the most
thrilling sports car racing in the world last weekend live from
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Now the American Le Mans Series
presented by Tequila Patrón is giving that same audience of
thousands as well those who missed Saturday’s action the chance
to watch it again…and again…and again.
Mat Pombo, of Atlanta, earned a well-fought, first-career win in
Sunday’s SCCA Pro Racing Playboy MX-5 Cup Round Three race at
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, part of the American Le Mans Series
Monterey Weekend. Ara Malkhassian, of Houston, Texas, finished
Pombo started from the pole in the No. 01 PFM Pombo Racing/Range
of Motion ATL/Carbotech MX-5. He led the first two laps of the
26-lap race before Brad Rampelberg, of San Jose, Calif., took the
lead on lap three in the No. 4. AMG/Mazda/Colbalt Brakes MX-5.
Patrón Highcroft Racing scored an exhausting victory Saturday in
the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. The HPD
ARX-01c of David Brabham, Simon Pagenaud and Marino Franchitti
won an epic six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the
second straight victory for PHR.
Indianapolis native Conor Daly converted his pole position start
to a victory in today’s Round 3 of the 2010 Star Mazda
Championship presented by Goodyear at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
This is Daly’s second win in a row from the pole this season
driving the #22 Juncos Racing / INDECK / The College Network /
Merchant Services Ltd. / Tom Lange Co. Mazda; he dominated Round
2 at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and heads into Round 4 next
weekend at O’Reilly Raceway Park and the 125-lap ‘Night Before
the 500′ with both team momentum and a solid lead in the
championship points battle.
Mat Pombo, of Atlanta, continued to show just how fast he is when
he put No. 01 PFM Pombo Racing/Range of Motion ATL/Carbotech MX-5
on the pole for Sunday’s SCCA Pro Racing Playboy MX-5 Cup Round
Three race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, part of the American Le
Mans Series Monterey Weekend. Lyonel Kent, of Knoxville, Tenn.,
will start second.
Star Mazda Championship points leader American Conor Daly will
start from the pole for tomorrow’s Round 3 of the 2010 Star Mazda
Championship presented by Goodyear at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Having set the quick time in both days of pre-race practice and
testing, Daly, the son of F1/IndyCar racing legend Derek Daly,
was the only driver to turn a lap in the 20s with a 1:20.875 in
his #22 Juncos Racing / INDECK / The College Network / Merchant
Services Ltd. / Tom Lange Co. Mazda. Daly won Round 2, the Grand
Prix of St.
Local driver and championship point leader Brad Rampelberg
recorded the fastest practice time following today’s SCCA Pro
Racing Playboy MX-5 Cup practice sessions, in preparation for the
American Le Mans Series Monterey Weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna
Guy Smith gave Mazda power its first overall pole position on its
home track Friday. Dyson Racing’s popular Brit set a fast lap of
1:12.338 (111.377 mph) in qualifying for the American Le Mans
Series Monterey presented by Tequila Patrón. Smith outpaced
Muscle Milk Team CytoSport’s Klaus Graf by 1.517 seconds for his
first career pole position in the American Le Mans Series
presented by Tequila Patrón.
Seeing a Porsche out front at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is
nothing new. Klaus Graf set the fastest time in Thursday’s test
session for the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by
Patrón. He set his best lap of 1:15.444 in the Muscle Milk Team
CytoSport Porsche RS Spyder, a car that has had tremendous
success at the circuit on the Monterey Peninsula.
As has become his habit of late, Indianapolis racer Conor Daly
set the fastest time during two 40-minute practice sessions as
the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear geared up for
Round Three of the 2010 season this weekend at Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca. Turning a lap of 1:21.395 in his #22 Juncos Racing /
INDECK / The College Network / Merchant Services Ltd. / Tom Lange
Co. Mazda, Daly completed something of a hat trick over the past
few weeks. Not only did he win Round Two in the Grand Prix of St.
Sports car fans around the world are signing up in droves for
Saturday’s live stream of the six-hour American Le Mans Series
Monterey presented by Patrón. So far users from 51 countries will
follow every moment of action live from Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca, site of Saturday’s third round of the 2010 American Le Mans
Series presented by Tequila Patrón, on americanlemans.com.
Guy Smith put Mazda power out front at its home track with the
fastest time in Friday’s first official practice session for the
American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. Dyson
Racing’s English ace posted a best lap of 1:14.335 (108.385 mph)
in the Lola-Mazda coupe that he will drive with Chris Dyson and
Mention Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to anyone who has been to the
famed Monterey circuit, and more often than not two words come to
Year in and year out, the Corkscrew proves to be one of the most
difficult corners in the American Le Mans Series presented by
Tequila Patrón. It’s one-of-a-kind in motorsports, and here is
what makes the hard-left, hard-right combination so spectacular:
• At the apex to Turn 8 (the lefthander and entry to The
Corkscrew), the elevation change is a 12 percent drop.
The American Le Mans Series’ first six-hour race at Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca will feature the most race cars for a Series event at
the famed Monterey, Calif., venue in a decade. In addition to the
nine races for the weekend, there is plenty of action to enjoy
off track as well
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that the drivers from the
American Le Mans Series, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites
Championship, the Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama, USF2000, the
Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear and Playboy Mazda
MX5 Cup teams will be on track – but on bicycles to kick-off
American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. The
Twilight Ride will take place on Wednesday, May 19 from 5:30 -
7:30 p.m. on the world-renowned circuit and fans are invited to
Keeping to its edict of being a championship “For the Fans”, the
American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón will stream
the full six-hour round of the 2010 season at Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca. A worldwide audience can catch flag-to-flag action
during the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón,
set for 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, May 22.
“Look out, Junior,” might be the call in the paddock during the
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion as a group of historic Stock
Cars take the grid. For the first time in the event’s celebrated
history, Stock Cars with drum brakes will be roaring through the
corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca August 13-15.
It turns out that former Indy 500 Champion Danny Sullivan had
more in common with the folks at MAZDASPEED than he knew.
Sure, they both loved racing, especially at Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca. Last year, however, they discovered that both are
active animal advocates interested in the promotion of shelter
Danny and his wife Brenda are active with the SPCA for Monterey
County. The SPCA is located directly across the street from
the main entrance to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
To the international cast of rising open-wheel racing stars that
comprise the grid of the 2010 Star Mazda Championship presented
by Goodyear, high-speed, wheel-to-wheel racing on a legendary
2.238-mile road course one weekend, followed by the ‘tempest in a
teapot’ action of 100 laps on a 5/8ths mile oval the next
weekend, is all part of their education.
Endurance is synonymous with sports car racing and the American
Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. It’s the ultimate
test of both man and machine with both being pushed to their
limits. The third round of the 2010 season is at the demanding
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, which is even tougher when the race is
six hours in length – taking competitors from daylight to dusk
and then darkness.
This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will mark the 50th anniversary of
Corvette’s first participation in the world’s most prestigious
sports car race. Chevrolet will celebrate this motorsports
milestone with a salute to the Corvette Legends of Le Mans at the
American Le Mans Series Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on
May 12 is the date that recreational and racing cyclists will not
only get to experience the thrill of riding Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca, but will share the track with Rabobank’s Cycling Team’s
11-time Dutch national cycling champion Lars Boom and teammate
The 2010 season marks the 53rd year of motorsport at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca. Always a fan-favorite, the venue has a rich
history of sports car competition dating back to its earliest
days. So it’s no surprise that Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Marino
Franchitti also has a soft spot for the picturesque circuit on
the Monterey Peninsula.
American Le Mans Series Monterey Presented by Patrón
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
May 20 -23, 2010
Entry List as of 04/26/2010
Patrón Highcroft Racing Patrón/ GE/ Forbes/ Michelin/
David Brabham / Henley-on-Thames, UK
Simon Pagenaud / Indianapolis, IN
Marino Franchitti / Edinburgh, Scotland
The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s first
six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will feature the
biggest grid for a Series event at the famed Monterey, Calif.,
venue in a decade and one of the largest for any professional
championship at the circuit. It marks the third consecutive race
that the Series has seen significant entry increases over the
New for 2010 is a seasonal club membership open to all kids 12
years of age and younger – The Corkscrew Kids Club.
The $20 member ship includes free admission to all Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca events and many other benefits. A free child’s
admission pass to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, National Steinbeck
Center Kid’s Club Pass and the MY Museum are some of the perks of
All Corkscrew Kids Club members receive a free Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca lunch bag, a special edition birthday card and many
more exciting activities throughout the race season.
Highcroft Racing returns to a happy hunting ground at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca – bringing back happy memories of clinching
its 2009 American Le Mans Series championship.
And while the team is keen on repeating its title win in 2010,
the Duncan Dayton-led squad has one eye on its next event -
Highcroft’s debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
With Simon Pagenaud aboard a Peugeot in the French endurance
classic this year, Highcroft recently secured three-time race
winner Marco Werner to join Marino Franchitti and last year’s
victor David Brabham.
Spectators visiting Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this year will be
greeted by an impressive three-sided video display and scoring
tower system from Daktronics. This state-of-the-art system
features the latest in LED video technology and the capability to
engage racing fans with live and recorded video images,
integrated real-time race information, colorful animations and
Skip Barber Racing School will head west to Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca this December for the 14th edition of its annual Karting
Scholarship Shoot-out. The event, the largest and single most
important event for karters transitioning to race cars, is
scheduled for Friday, December 3rd through Monday, December 6th
at the Salinas, Calif. facility.
Close to 800,000 people stop by an ARCO station every day. The
fuel stops will be quicker on the streets of the Long Beach Grand
Prix April 17 and at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca May 23rd. BP’s
prominent west coast brand, ARCO, will be sponsoring the #16
Mazda Lola coupe of Dyson Racing for the second and third rounds
of the 2010 American Le Mans Series. This is a continuation of a
partnership started last year when ARCO branded a Dyson Racing
Mazda Lola entry at the then season-ending race at Mazda Raceway
For motorsports fans there’s no sweeter sound than the
high-revving engines of Formula 1 cars. And for those attending
the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 12-15 at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca, there will be plenty to see and hear as 38
historic F1 cars will take to the grid to celebrate the 60th
anniversary of Formula 1.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that the Cooper Tires
presents the USF2000 National Championship powered by Mazda will
be one of the support series for the American Le Mans Series
Monterey presented by Patrón. The series joins the Playboy
Mazda MX5 Cup, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship, the
Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and the Star Mazda Championship
presented by Goodyear for the event on May 21-23.
The four-day cycling festival called Sea Otter Classic will be
held April 15-18, 2010 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. For
cyclists/racers who want to preview and pedal the circuit course
that will be used during the Sea Otter Classic, the April 13
Twilight Ride hosted by the Don Chapin Monterey Bay Racing Team
will offer that opportunity.
Circuit riders will experience the thrill of riding Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca as the course includes a challenging 300-foot climb
and an awe-inspiring descent down the world-famous Corkscrew.
Yamaha is excited to announce the return of the Boz Bros Bike
Show at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
(July 23-25, 2010) and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP (August
27-28, 2010). In 2010, the Boz Bros Custom Bike Show adds an
exciting twist – the addition of Silver Star Casting Company as
the presenting sponsor. The show draws ten amateur custom bike
builders and ten professional builders from across the country to
compete on site for the best Yamaha custom motorcycles.
Born in the United Kingdom. A man of science. A master of
business. A leader in government. A sportsman. A husband and
father of five. Paul Drayson is a true renaissance man. In a time
of increasing specialization, Paul Drayson is a man of many
interests and talents and he has brought success to all he has
pursued. This man of all seasons brings his considerable talents
to bear on the 2010 American Le Mans Series Monterey at Mazda
Raceway Laguna Seca in the LMP1 class. He will start the six hour
race fighting for the overall victory in the No.
There is so much to see and do when visiting Mazda Raceway Laguna
Seca, whether it’s making a quick overnight stop to see a race,
or if you’re making a weekend of it and checking out all the cool
attractions in the Monterey County area.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca offers some of the coolest apparel in
all of motor racing, from wind-breakers and sweatshirts, to ball
caps and jackets. Be sure to visit the track souvenir store
and make your choice.
There are numerous ways to get your brand noticed through a
marketing and advertising program with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca,
either through a custom-built official partnership all the way up
to an event title sponsorship.