Dan Gurney’s career at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca spans over 40 years of winning as a driver, manufacturer and team owner, starting with winning the first professional race ever held at the track – the 1960 Pacific Grand Prix. But now Gurney changes his helmet for a headset and is selling tickets for the 2010 race season.
The success of the Twilight Bicycle Rides in 2009 inspired Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to add to the Twilight Ride schedule for 2010. There are 12 rides scheduled for the year.
The Twilight Rides are informal and the 2.238 mile track will be open to all levels of cyclists, including children, throughout the entire ride. The cost is $10 per rider and a portion of the proceeds is donated to charity.
If threatening weather cancels any of the rides, Cyclist may call the main office at (831) 242-8201 for further information.
What better way to say “I love you” than with a box of See’s chocolates AND a ticket to your favorite race track. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and famed California chocolatier See’s Famous Old Time Candies® have teamed up to offer race fans the ultimate expression of love: chocolates and race tickets.
Automobile enthusiasts worldwide have been descending on the Monterey, California peninsula each August for three decades. They come to enjoy the world’s finest pre- and post-war race cars competing as they were originally intended on the challenging road course. This rich tradition continues August 12-15 with a fresh new look and name – the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion – at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The inaugural “LeoVince Movie Night” competition has begun as LeoVince USA has created a contest for aspiring filmmakers who love motorcycles. The best short film submitted by the May 31st deadline, will win its creative staff, maximum of two people, airfare, hotel and tickets to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. In addition, the winners will be on hand both Friday and Saturday night to premiere their film publicly for the first time, before the feature movie is shown.
Automobile enthusiasts worldwide will have more to look forward to and experience at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as officials announced that the Pre-Reunion on August 7- 8, 2010, which is normally closed to the public will be open to spectators.
The Pre-Reunion is a relaxed weekend for the competitors to prepare for their Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion races. The drivers get valuable track time to shake down their cars, test tires, and car set-up and have fun with their fellow competitors.
Bicycle enthusiasts have discovered what motorsports enthusiasts worldwide have known for over 50 years: the 11-turn circuit at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is not only challenging, but the perfect place to pedal, climb and descend safely. Where else can a rider go to experience a perfectly maintained road surface, and not have to worry about cars, road hazards and pedestrians?
JaguarRSR’s first race in the American Le Mans was at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this past October. The team will return in May for the circuit’s season opener, the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón, May 21-23. This event will be the last appearance for the team before it travels to the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours in June.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion enters a new dawn of historic racing by honoring one of the true legends of motorsports- Dan Gurney – the Cars He Built, the Cars He Drove – August 12-15 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
“We are proud that Dan has accepted our invitation to be our first featured guest at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has had a long standing partnership with The Patrón Spirits Company, including Tequila Patron’s involvement since 2008 as the presenting sponsor for the American Le Mans Series Monterey.
Today, the American Le Mans Series and The Patrón Spirits Company took it one step further as the Series announced a multi-year agreement for Tequila Patrón to become the Series presenting sponsor of the world’s premier sports car series.