Officials with Continental Tire and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca have reached an agreement for the Fort Mill, S.C., corporation to continue its partnership as the title sponsor of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix featuring the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, April 29-May 1 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
A chain-reaction, multi-bike incident on the first lap of today’s second MotoAmerica Superbike/Superstock 1000 race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has resulted in the deaths of two competitors.
Bernat Martinez, of Alberic, Valencia, Spain, was transported from the raceway by ambulance to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) in Monterey, where he succumbed to his injuries. He was 35.
Britain’s Chaz Davies continued his hot ways by grabbing pole position for Round 9 of the Superbike World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Fans descended on the circuit to witness not only Davies’ first pole position in World Superbike, but also see the first-ever MotoAmerica champion crowned in Yamaha’s Joe Roberts.
Gates open at 7 a.m. for the full day of racing, paddock shows, stunt shows, autograph sessions and more for fans to experience the full power of world championship motorcycle racing. For ticket information, click HERE.
The early morning marine layer quickly gave way to bright sunshine on the surrounding hills and 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for a full day of Superbike World Championship Free Practice sessions 1 and 2. And at the end of the day, Aruba.IT Racing-Ducati SBK Team’s Chaz Davies sat atop with the fastest time of the day recorded in Free Practice 2.
Here is a full recap of Day 1 of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is an annual celebration each August of automotive history and memorable racing moments in time. Yet, for the caretakers of these remarkable machines the process begins October 26 with the opening of registration to submit a car to be considered for one of the 550 positions on the grid August 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Two Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca-produced events are finalists for the Motorsport Event of the Year—the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Porsche Rennsport Reunion V that was co-produced with Porsche Cars North America. Both events made the shortlist today for the top award that will be presented November 19 in London at the fifth annual International Historic Motoring Awards, in association with EFG International and Octane magazine.
The third and final day of the Pirelli World Challenge and Mazda Road to Indy had a little bit of everything: five races, great weather, great fans, intense sports car and open-wheel competition, spins, wins and 10 champions crowned. Here’s a recap of the racing and very special surprises and honors for military families.
It was a packed scheduled for Day 2 of the Pirelli World Challenge/Mazda Road to Indy weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Mazda Road to Indy kicked things off first thing in the morning with qualifying for the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires and then Race No. 1 of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda. The Pirelli World Challenge followed with qualifying for the four GT classes (GT/GTA/GT Cup/GTS) and the Race No. 1 for TC/TCA/TCB.
The Pirelli World Challenge/Mazda Road to Indy weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officially got underway at the iconic 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course for practice, qualifying and even the first race. Qualifying and racing resumes today 8 a.m. and is nearly non-stop until the last checkered flag waves at 4:30 p.m.
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.
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